The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 600 651 631
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -20
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 20 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £169 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £235 £375
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16138 18509 18235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.44% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10432 11626 11544
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 769
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Games Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Mobile Games Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK.

Mobile Games Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 20 £400 - 14
London -6 10 £375 -9.09% 9
North West +12 7 £400 +70.21%
Manchester +9 7 £400 +70.21%
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 1
Brighton - 2 £300 - 1
South East - 2 £300 - 1
Salford - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Android
6 9 (33.33%) BDD
6 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (33.33%) React
7 8 (29.63%) ES6
7 8 (29.63%) Android Development
8 7 (25.93%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (25.93%) React Native
8 7 (25.93%) Game Development
9 6 (22.22%) WebGL
9 6 (22.22%) Pixi.js
9 6 (22.22%) QA
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (18.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
11 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (14.81%) Online Games
11 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) JIRA
11 4 (14.81%) Objective-C

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (11.11%) Hazelcast
1 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.41%) Mocha
3 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Games Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Games Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (7.41%) 3D Animator
4 2 (7.41%) 3D Modeller
4 2 (7.41%) Animator
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
5 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 9 (33.33%) React
2 7 (25.93%) Apache Cordova
2 7 (25.93%) React Native
3 6 (22.22%) Pixi.js
3 6 (22.22%) WebGL
4 5 (18.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) Framer.js
8 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
8 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Online Games
3 3 (11.11%) Animation
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Android Development
5 7 (25.93%) Game Development
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) OOP
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
8 3 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
9 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) ES6
4 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
4 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Apigee
1 3 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Facebook
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) PubNub
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago