The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 5.56% - -
As % of the General category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.53% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

General Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 11.11% 14.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £205 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dundee region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree