The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dundee region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £235 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.59% -32.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 60.00% 78.95% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate £300 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Game Development
Scotland

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Game Development
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Builder
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Stage3D

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Builder
General
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%) Stage3D
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP