The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Gaming
UK / England
Rank 567 593 580
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £356 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13578 15429 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.69% 33.15% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8744 9896 9300
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 650 597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Social Gaming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in England

Social Gaming
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Social Gaming Daily Rate Trend in England

Social Gaming
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Social Gaming Daily Rate Histogram in England

Social Gaming
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 Social Gaming within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 3 £356 -1.72% 3
Social Gaming
UK

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Polish Language
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

Social Gaming
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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Games Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Games Designer
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Application Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Games Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iPhone Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook