Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Gaming over the 6 months to 22 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.

Social Gaming
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 601 609
Rank change year-on-year -37 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
London median daily rate - £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +42.86%
England median daily rate - £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Social Gaming 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18413 16645 17238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.07% 36.80% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11794 12127
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 297
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% -0.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.65 £50.00 £48.50
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

Social Gaming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Social Gaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Social Gaming in London

Social Gaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Gaming in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Gaming in London

Social Gaming
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London -4 1 - -
Social Gaming
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Gaming 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 London region with a requirement for Social Gaming.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Robotlegs

Social Gaming
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Robotlegs
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA