Period
to 6 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 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.

Mobile Game
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 737 857 866
Rank change year-on-year +120 +9 -15
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 12 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.061% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
England median daily rate £300 £195 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -58.95% +18.75%
10th Percentile £274 £130 £354
90th Percentile £353 £467 £495
UK median daily rate £300 £195 £463
% change year-on-year +53.85% -57.84% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
England median hourly rate £52.00 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.22% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year +55.22% - -

Mobile Games 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,271 31,193 31,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.30% 32.52% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,934 20,652 21,262
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £262 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 979 940
England median hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year +17.50% -1.04% +1.05%

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mobile Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
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 Mobile Games within the England region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +86 8 £313 -28.98% 8
North of England +26 3 £300 +126.42% 5
North West +13 2 £300 +126.42% 3
Yorkshire +32 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (33.33%) Vulkan
2 4 (33.33%) Game Development
2 4 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (16.67%) iGaming
4 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) AWS
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Animation
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Online Games
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Perforce

Mobile Games
Co-occurring 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (16.67%) PBX
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) iGaming
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Games Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Gameplay Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Backend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Evangelist
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
1 4 (33.33%) Vulkan
2 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (8.33%) DirectX
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Game Development
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) API Design
3 1 (8.33%) Case Management
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Iconography
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Polycom
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce