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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 3 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Games 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 42.86% 6.67% -
As % of the General category 75.00% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £225 £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
Games
Scotland

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
12 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 57.14% 46.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £225 £311 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.30 £30.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.95% -19.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Android
1 10 (76.92%) Apple iOS
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
4 7 (53.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) WebGL
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
6 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
6 4 (30.77%) OOD
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (15.38%) Lua

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) QGIS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) WebGL
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
3 7 (53.85%) Data Structures
4 4 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Android
1 10 (76.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) OOD
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) SOLID
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Game Development
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) C++
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Lua
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB