Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iGaming in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iGaming over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

iGaming
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 881 876
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing iGaming 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the General category 0.008% 0.017% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
UK median daily rate £400 £371 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 -
% change year-on-year +1.01% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

iGaming is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37168 40806 44419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.08% 37.08% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24319 26947 27947
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 887 961 1094
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.51% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% -

iGaming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iGaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iGaming in the UK

iGaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iGaming in the UK

iGaming
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iGaming within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +56 3 £400 +7.74% 2
London - 2 £425 - 1
UK excluding London +59 1 £375 +1.01% 1
North of England +52 1 £375 +1.01% 1
Yorkshire +27 1 £375 +1.01%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iGaming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iGaming.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Material Design
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

iGaming
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Tester
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Material Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR