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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Game
UK / England
Rank 573 603 580
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.059% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £233 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £286
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 13245 15176 14631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.11% 31.18% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8568 10017 8972
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 519 604
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
South East - 2 £233 -
North West +21 1 £150 -
South West - 1 £265 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 27 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
5 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
5 13 (48.15%) React
6 11 (40.74%) QA
7 10 (37.04%) Android
7 10 (37.04%) BDD
8 9 (33.33%) ES6
8 9 (33.33%) Online Games
9 8 (29.63%) Android Development
10 7 (25.93%) Apache Cordova
10 7 (25.93%) Hazelcast
10 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
10 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
10 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (25.93%) Game Development
10 7 (25.93%) Node.js
10 7 (25.93%) High Availability
10 7 (25.93%) Fraud Detection
10 7 (25.93%) Coaching
10 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (25.93%) Docker
10 7 (25.93%) DevOps
10 7 (25.93%) Apigee
10 7 (25.93%) Microservices
10 7 (25.93%) Mobile First

Mobile Games
Top Related 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 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) 3ds Max
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (25.93%) Hazelcast
1 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Grunt
3 3 (11.11%) gulp
3 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 3 (11.11%) Mocha
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.41%) 3D Animator
4 2 (7.41%) 3D Modeller
4 2 (7.41%) Animator
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Games Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
1 13 (48.15%) React
2 7 (25.93%) Apache Cordova
2 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) Node.js
2 7 (25.93%) React Native
2 7 (25.93%) RESTful
2 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (22.22%) Pixi.js
3 6 (22.22%) REST
3 6 (22.22%) WebGL
4 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (14.81%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Spring Integration
5 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Online Games
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Android Development
5 7 (25.93%) Coaching
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Fraud Detection
5 7 (25.93%) Game Development
5 7 (25.93%) High Availability
5 7 (25.93%) Microservices
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile First
5 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) API Design
7 4 (14.81%) B2B
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) ES6
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Apigee
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) PubNub