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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Gaming
London / City of London
Rank 154 - 194
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% - 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Social Gaming is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1095 1201 1857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.14% 36.11% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 953 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Social Gaming
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Social Gaming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

Social Gaming
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook

Social Gaming
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Google