Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Gaming over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Social Gaming
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 239 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +304
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.015% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median daily rate - £288 -
Central London median daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Social Gaming is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3114 2715 3589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.55% 40.72% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2110 2849
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.92 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £22.02 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.32% -7.75% +14.29%

Social Gaming
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Social Gaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Social Gaming in the City of London

Social Gaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Gaming in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Gaming in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Social Gaming.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Robotlegs

Social Gaming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Robotlegs
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA