The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 194 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1775 2322 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.48% 32.67% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1679 1908
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £48.45 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Mobile Games
London

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Games across the City of London region.

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Games
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Game Development
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree