Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 801 866
Rank change year-on-year +291 +65 -41
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 11 14 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.053% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £350 £300 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -31.82% +95.56%
10th Percentile £255 £274 £125
90th Percentile £388 £353 £505
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £440
% change year-on-year +16.67% -31.82% +95.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
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 10,608 26,538 30,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.95% 31.94% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,755 17,125 20,016
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 947 964
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.96 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.25% -2.53% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.62 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.60 £50.25
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.79 £21.33
% change year-on-year +52.04% -2.51% +6.63%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +207 8 £350 +12.00% 9
North of England +119 2 £250 -16.67% 3
North West +78 2 £250 -16.67% 3
South East - 1 - -
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Tableau
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) A/B Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (18.18%) Looker
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) Publishing
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Social Network
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Java

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 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Looker
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Data Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Data Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tableau Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Unity 3D Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 3D Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) gRPC
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) OpenCL
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (9.09%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (9.09%) Social Network
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) A/B Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Predictive Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Game Development
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDET
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) GLSL
4 1 (9.09%) HLSL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NVIDIA