Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 157 165
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Games 42 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.95% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the General category 3.12% 3.08% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 58
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £183
90th Percentile £538 £503 £679
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £28.33 £24.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +16.82% -34.46% +3.50%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1345 1623 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.44% 29.93% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1105 1359
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £262 £269 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 66
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -4.57% +11.77%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £34.23 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Games in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +10 35 £425 +13.33% 29
South Yorkshire +23 7 £525 -4.55% 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (40.48%) User Experience
3 13 (30.95%) Node.js
4 11 (26.19%) DevOps
5 9 (21.43%) Docker
5 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (21.43%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) Coaching
6 8 (19.05%) Microservices
6 8 (19.05%) Prototyping
7 7 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (16.67%) Marketing
7 7 (16.67%) Online Betting
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.29%) Ruby
8 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (14.29%) Splunk
8 6 (14.29%) Kafka
8 6 (14.29%) User Stories

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.38%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Heroku
2 2 (4.76%) npm
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Axure RP
3 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.76%) Gatling
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) RSpec
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Marketing
1 7 (16.67%) Online Betting
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) iGaming
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Designer
2 5 (11.90%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Tester
3 3 (7.14%) UI Designer
3 3 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
3 3 (7.14%) UX Designer
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Node.js
2 6 (14.29%) Kafka
2 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
3 3 (7.14%) JSON Schema
3 3 (7.14%) LAMP
3 3 (7.14%) Memcached
3 3 (7.14%) React
4 2 (4.76%) Akka
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) Velocity
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Blog
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) Coaching
4 8 (19.05%) Microservices
4 8 (19.05%) Prototyping
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) User Stories
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (11.90%) Workflow
8 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) ES6
7 2 (4.76%) Clojure
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) GDPR
2 2 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.90%) Grafana
3 3 (7.14%) Graphite
3 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.14%) Opsview
4 2 (4.76%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) New Relic
3 2 (4.76%) Maxymiser
3 2 (4.76%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) VMware