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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 615 610 590
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.049% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £201 £330 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.01% +6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £78 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-76.51% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
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
16408 16250 15835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.46% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10776 10348 9817
Median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 590 643
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.71 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 2 £325 -7.14% 4
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 £78 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) Flash
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe
5 6 (40.00%) PHP
5 6 (40.00%) ActionScript
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (40.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (26.67%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Scala
8 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) iBeacon

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:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Games Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Games Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Graphics Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) DHTML
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSTL
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Struts
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Kindle
1 1 (6.67%) Social Gaming
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Presales
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (6.67%) Use Case
2 1 (6.67%) User Stories
2 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 6 (40.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 6 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Google