The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 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 terms in our General 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 15.79% -
As % of the General category - 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
General Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 26.67% 21.05% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Games
Scotland

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Games 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 Games.

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

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Games 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 Games. 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
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP