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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Mobile Game
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 622 601
Rank change year-on-year +48 -21  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.031% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £225 £201 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -39.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £102 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £78 £330
% change year-on-year +190.32% -76.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mobile Games 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Games in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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
North West +30 4 £225 +190.32%
London +6 2 £425 +30.76% 8
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Games 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 Mobile Games.

1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (60.00%) Android
2 6 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Marmalade SDK
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (10.00%) iGaming
7 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (10.00%) Material Design

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Marmalade SDK
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Material Design
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Android Development
1 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Google