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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 646 648 625
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 9 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.032% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Median daily rate £120 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £294 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £88 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-73.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.76 - £175.00
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
17922 18879 18599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 33.00% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11616 11813 11251
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 808 813
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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 7 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 26 September 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 +15 9 £120 -63.07% 12
London -5 4 £388 +31.35% 5
North West - 4 £83 - 1
Manchester - 4 £83 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 3 (21.43%) Flash
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (14.29%) Social Media
5 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (14.29%) Advertising
5 2 (14.29%) Google
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript

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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) HTML Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Games Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) Flash
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Framer.js
3 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) DHTML
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) JSTL
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Social Gaming
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
1 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
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