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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1253 1168 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.05% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 673 542
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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