Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 154 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 -38 +74
Contract jobs citing Games 32 36 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.85% 1.84%
As % of the General category 2.47% 2.81% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 92
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £228 £378 £306
90th Percentile £471 £475 £574
England median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 - -
England median hourly rate £29.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.09% -7.69% -18.75%

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 1,293 1,280 1,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.39% 30.25% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 857 1,338
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £275
90th Percentile £545 £556 £559
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £15.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.13% +9.82% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.62 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.94 £39.35
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.31 £23.62
% change year-on-year -1.22% +7.18% +4.19%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -15 27 £388 -7.74% 22
South Yorkshire -6 3 £300 -28.57% 4
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Node.js
3 11 (34.38%) PHP
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) Go
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) Kafka
6 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.00%) Ruby
7 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (21.88%) Open Source
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (21.88%) Software Architecture
7 7 (21.88%) MySQL
7 7 (21.88%) React
8 6 (18.75%) Microservices
8 6 (18.75%) Python
8 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (18.75%) HTTP
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) Redis
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Online Games
9 5 (15.63%) CSS3
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
9 5 (15.63%) Terraform

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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Moodle
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.13%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (3.13%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) RSpec
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) React Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Node.js
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.00%) Kafka
5 7 (21.88%) React
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (15.63%) RESTful
8 4 (12.50%) Redux
9 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
9 1 (3.13%) LESS
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) Sass
9 1 (3.13%) SOAP
9 1 (3.13%) Spring
9 1 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Online Games
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 7 (21.88%) Software Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.75%) Microservices
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
4 5 (15.63%) Service Design
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) Go
4 8 (25.00%) Ruby
5 6 (18.75%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Terraform
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Nimsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) VMware