The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 28 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.

Mobile Game
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 126
Contract jobs citing Mobile Games 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.073% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £231 - £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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 605 661 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.22% 24.16% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 394 372
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 74
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Mobile Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Games in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Games in the West Midlands