The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 594 583 553
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.054% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £260 £375
% change year-on-year
- -30.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Mobile Games
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15335 14854 14642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.50% 31.66% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9353 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 637 613
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Games
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games across the England region.

Mobile Games Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Games
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 Mobile Games within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 3 £350 -4.10% 3
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -10 2 - - 7
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
4 4 (26.67%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Adobe
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 3 (20.00%) Flash
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) iGaming
6 2 (13.33%) Android Development
6 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Appium
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Games Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Games Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
4 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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