The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank - 219 218
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £440 £200
% change year-on-year
- +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Social Gaming
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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
1736 2367 2533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.35% 32.24% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1730 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
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 Social Gaming across the City of London region.

Social Gaming Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2C