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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 93 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £235 £375
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
446 556 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.11% 28.32% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 289 284
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 20
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.37 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £29.00 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Salford - 1 £400 -
Mobile Games
North West

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Android
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (63.64%) Android Development
3 7 (63.64%) React Native
4 6 (54.55%) React
4 6 (54.55%) ES6
4 6 (54.55%) Pixi.js
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) Game Development
4 6 (54.55%) WebGL
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Planning

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 (9.09%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Cordova
1 7 (63.64%) React Native
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) Pixi.js
2 6 (54.55%) React
2 6 (54.55%) WebGL
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Android Development
1 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Game Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) 3D Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP