The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 101 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £83 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £83 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-74.61% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Mobile Games
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
633 498 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.20% 27.74% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 282 243
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £226 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Games across the Manchester region.

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile Games
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP