Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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.

Mobile Game
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 829 853
Rank change year-on-year -24 +24 -35
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 9 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.080% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 10
England median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £354 £83 £254
90th Percentile £495 £450 £426
UK median daily rate £463 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +15.63% +23.08% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £42.76 -
UK median hourly rate - £42.76 -

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 32180 32386 34369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.94% 33.20% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21580 21357 22239
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1119 1351
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Games in England over the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -12 8 £475 +46.15% 7
North of England +47 1 £200 -50.00% 4
North West +19 1 £200 -50.00%
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (88.89%) Game Development
3 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
3 7 (77.78%) Android Development
3 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (77.78%) Android
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 6 (66.67%) React Native
4 6 (66.67%) Jest
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 1 (11.11%) Flash
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Confluence

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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Flash Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Flash Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Jest
1 6 (66.67%) React Native
2 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Game Development
2 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby