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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iGaming
Rank 611 586 554
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -32
Contract jobs citing iGaming 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the General category 0.009% 0.029% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
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- £450 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +127.84%
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
22180 20430 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.72% 38.60% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14229 12729 12946
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 559 634
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 2 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 3 July 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 -16 2 - - 3
England -35 2 - - 3

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Games
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
4 5 (62.50%) Raphaël
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) EJB
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) AOP
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 5 (62.50%) Raphaël
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) EJB
5 1 (12.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish