The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iGaming in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iGaming over the 3 months to 23 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 General category for the England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iGaming
Rank 565 553 554
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing iGaming 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the General category 0.021% 0.010% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £198 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.84% -45.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18850 20032 23519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 43.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 12606 14339
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 582 685
Average hourly rate £20.59 £22.54 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £49.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
iGaming
UK

iGaming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iGaming across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

iGaming Jobs Demand Trend in England

iGaming
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iGaming across the England region.

iGaming Daily Rate Trend in England

iGaming
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iGaming within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 4 £450 +127.84%
iGaming
UK

iGaming
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing iGaming 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 iGaming.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Social Network
2 3 (50.00%) Online Games
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (50.00%) ProtoShare
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing iGaming 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 iGaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (50.00%) ProtoShare
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Games Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) UI Designer
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Social Network
1 3 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 3 (50.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree