Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 509 704 826
Rank change year-on-year +195 +122 +16
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 10 9 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.043% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 9
Median daily rate £350 - £300
10th Percentile £250 - £130
90th Percentile £488 - £377
UK median daily rate £350 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
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 11,497 20,815 29,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.39% 31.39% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,735 13,666 19,875
Median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 856 883
Median hourly rate £26.27 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.62% +8.90% -
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £57.60 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mobile Games in England.

Daily rate trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mobile Games in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mobile Games in England.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +120 6 £350 - 15
South West - 3 £263 - 2
South East - 1 - -
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) A/B Testing
4 2 (20.00%) React Native
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Game Development
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) GLSL
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (10.00%) HLSL
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Data Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) React Native
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (10.00%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Media Streaming
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) A/B Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Microservices
2 1 (10.00%) Monetization
2 1 (10.00%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (10.00%) SOLID
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (10.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) GLSL
3 1 (10.00%) HLSL
3 1 (10.00%) Java 8
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) NVIDIA