The 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 195 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.051% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.13% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Mobile Games
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (33.33%) Social Gaming
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) UI Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Producer
1 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
1 1 (33.33%) Social Gaming
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA