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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 638 634 621
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.054% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £78 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.51% +14.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £78 £330 £250
% change year-on-year
-76.51% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.25 - £93.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50

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
18100 18357 17221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.24% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11664 11499 10412
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 720 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
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 8 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 23 July 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 -28 6 £78 -76.51% 14
North West - 3 £78 -
Manchester - 3 £78 -
London -6 2 - - 8
East Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Flash
4 5 (29.41%) Adobe
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) ActionScript
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (11.76%) QA

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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) HTML Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Games Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.88%) Games Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Graphics Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Product Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) Flash
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) DHTML
6 1 (5.88%) Framer.js
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) JSTL
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) Struts
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Kindle
3 1 (5.88%) Social Gaming
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
1 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) User Stories
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) ActionScript
2 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (23.53%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) HP