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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 564 546 519
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.087% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 12
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£320 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £276 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £600 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

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
14973 14974 13655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.66% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9455 9221 8169
Average daily rate £422 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 599 825
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.51 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -25 6 £320 -14.66% 20
London +8 2 £380 +1.33% 14
Cirencester - 2 £260 -
South West - 2 £260 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £260 -
City of London +13 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Scotland - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Flash
4 6 (35.29%) Android
5 5 (29.41%) ActionScript
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (29.41%) Game Development
6 4 (23.53%) Social Gaming
6 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (23.53%) Lua
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
7 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (17.65%) Maya
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (17.65%) Android Development
7 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (17.65%) Maya
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) Mocha
1 1 (5.88%) Bower
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Games Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Database Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Producer
4 1 (5.88%) Database Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Flash
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
6 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Social Gaming
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Flash Games
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Game Development
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Android Development
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) ActionScript
2 5 (29.41%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (23.53%) Lua
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Perforce
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Facebook
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