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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Game
UK
Rank 582 618 600
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median 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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 9 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +40 14 £300 - 8
London +17 8 £300 - 4
South East - 4 £300 - 1
Brighton - 4 £300 -
East Sussex - 4 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £265 -
South West - 1 £265 -
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) Android
6 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
6 13 (40.63%) React
7 11 (34.38%) QA
8 10 (31.25%) Android Development
8 10 (31.25%) BDD
9 9 (28.13%) Online Games
9 9 (28.13%) ES6
10 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.00%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 7 (21.88%) Docker
11 7 (21.88%) DevOps
11 7 (21.88%) Coaching
11 7 (21.88%) Apigee
11 7 (21.88%) Microservices
11 7 (21.88%) Hazelcast
11 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
11 7 (21.88%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
11 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (21.88%) Game Development
11 7 (21.88%) Node.js

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (21.88%) Hazelcast
1 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Grunt
3 3 (9.38%) gulp
3 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
3 3 (9.38%) Mocha
3 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Publishing
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Games Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile Games Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.25%) 3D Animator
5 2 (6.25%) 3D Modeller
5 2 (6.25%) Animator
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
1 13 (40.63%) React
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (21.88%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
3 7 (21.88%) React Native
3 7 (21.88%) RESTful
4 6 (18.75%) Pixi.js
4 6 (18.75%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) WebGL
5 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) Framer.js
8 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Online Games
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Animation
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Android Development
3 10 (31.25%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Coaching
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
5 7 (21.88%) Fraud Detection
5 7 (21.88%) Game Development
5 7 (21.88%) High Availability
5 7 (21.88%) Microservices
5 7 (21.88%) Mobile First
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) API Design
7 4 (12.50%) B2B
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) ES6
4 4 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Apigee
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) PubNub
3 1 (3.13%) Samsung
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