The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 11 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 3.03% - 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £238
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +22.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.38
Game Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 93.94% 64.71% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Game Development across the Dundee region.

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree