The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 439 431 427
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 4 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.017% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.046% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Social Gaming
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8223 8765 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.00% 37.39% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5786 6046 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in London

Social Gaming
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Social Gaming Daily Rate Trend in London

Social Gaming
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Social Gaming Daily Rate Histogram in London

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Social Gaming.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Gradle
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Games Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Games Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSTL
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google