The first 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 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 Miscellaneous 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
Mobile Game
Rank 563 541 532
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 6 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £244 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £93.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12543 12553 13378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 27.01% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7693 7743 7854
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 553 700
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Mobile Games
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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
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 23 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Mobile Games Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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 -3 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Mobile Games
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Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (22.73%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Android
6 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Spring
7 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Online Games
7 3 (13.64%) Java EE
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) JPA
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
7 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.64%) HTTP
8 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) CRM

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Maya
1 1 (4.55%) ZBrush
1 1 (4.55%) Mudbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Games Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) JPA
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) DOM
4 1 (4.55%) Flash
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Online Games
3 2 (9.09%) Online Gambling
3 2 (9.09%) Social Gaming
3 2 (9.09%) Animation
4 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 3 (13.64%) SOA
2 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) BDD
2 3 (13.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.09%) Game Development
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Siebel
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com