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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 396 386 352
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
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£325 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Gaming across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
City of London - 1 - -
Social Gaming
England

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Games
3 3 (42.86%) Lua
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Game Development
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Graphic Design
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Maya
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
3 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) B2C
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Maya
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Games
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Graphic Design
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Android Development
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
1 3 (42.86%) Game Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Lua
1 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (42.86%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
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