The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iGaming in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iGaming over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iGaming
Rank 576 - 522
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iGaming 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.002%
As % of the General category 0.015% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£513 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20316 19877 18501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.17% 39.69% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12651 12117 11219
Average daily rate £438 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 599 592
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

iGaming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iGaming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

iGaming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iGaming
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iGaming within the UK.

iGaming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iGaming
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iGaming within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
London - 3 £513 -
England - 3 £513 -
City of London - 1 - -
Isle of Man - - - -
North West - - - -
Douglas - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East of England - - - -

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iGaming 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 iGaming.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) AOP
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (40.00%) Online Games
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iGaming 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 iGaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (40.00%) ProtoShare
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) UI Designer
2 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Social Network
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) AOP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish