The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 627 605 577
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.025% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £363 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
16608 16075 15635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.29% 31.16% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 10009 9460
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 683 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Gaming
Daily Rate Trend

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

Social Gaming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +7 1 £363 +31.81% 3
England -14 1 £363 +31.81% 3

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (25.00%) UIKit
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Google

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
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