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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 614 630 616
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.034% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Median daily rate £223 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £294 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £88 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-73.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.76 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Mobile Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 5 £450 +52.54% 8
North West - 4 £83 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Mobile Games
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Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Social Media
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (13.33%) CSS

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Games Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Games Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Games Designer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Product Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Framer.js
3 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) DHTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSTL
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Social Gaming
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Product Management
2 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
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