The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £240 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Mobile Games
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
800 645 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.05% 22.16% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 315 331
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 72
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.62 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Games
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Cheshire - - - -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Games 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 Mobile Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Online Gambling
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Games 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 Mobile Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Gambling
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB