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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 199 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.15% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £525 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.54% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1963 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.41% 31.27% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1448 1970
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Mobile Games Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mobile Games
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (60.00%) HTTP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Siebel
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com