The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iGaming in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iGaming over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iGaming
UK / England
Rank 573 611 586
Rank change year-on-year +38 -25  
Contract jobs citing iGaming 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the General category 0.025% 0.005% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

iGaming is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15689 18407 18605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.03% 37.82% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 12172 11724
Median daily rate £465 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 465 444
Median hourly rate £26.13 £27.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +24.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

iGaming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iGaming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for iGaming in England

iGaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iGaming in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for iGaming in England

iGaming
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iGaming within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London - 3 - - 4
Yorkshire +9 1 £375 -
iGaming
UK

iGaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iGaming 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 England region with a requirement for iGaming.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Online Games
3 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) AMQP
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

iGaming
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) AMQP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Games Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) QA