Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 163 150
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -34
Contract jobs citing Games 26 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.69% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.65% 2.29% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 30
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £356 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -15.18% +5.00%
10th Percentile £234 £233 £379
90th Percentile £584 £469 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £11.78 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year +53.35% -2.18% -7.69%

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 1,576 1,487 1,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.18% 30.18% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,081 964 996
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.85% +1.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £269
90th Percentile £588 £549 £564
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 64 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.46 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.13% +16.37% +8.62%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.35 £10.26
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £40.40
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +4.29%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +19 23 £475 +22.58% 26
South Yorkshire -14 2 £425 +41.67% 7
North Yorkshire +8 1 £338 - 2
Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 8 (30.77%) Unix
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) LDAP
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) QA
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) React
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.69%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (7.69%) Basecamp
4 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Game Development
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Azure
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS

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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Basecamp
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (3.85%) PBX
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CocoaPods
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) iGaming
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) IAM Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) React Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Architect
5 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Video Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) React
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) cocos2d
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.85%) Redux
4 1 (3.85%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
3 1 (3.85%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (3.85%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 2 (7.69%) Game Development
3 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) OOP
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Graphite
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Polycom