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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iGaming
Rank 657 625 615
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing iGaming 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the General category 0.005% 0.028% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
20923 21640 21234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.43% 38.75% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13796 13352 13202
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 542 574
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.35 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £43.15 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 4 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -34 1 - - 6
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

iGaming
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Author
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware