The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 143 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% - 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£260 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
829 580 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.10% 23.31% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 359 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mobile Games
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £260 -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics