The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Game Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1125 933 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.48% 72.95% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 558 275
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh