The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 93 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Games 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.28% -
As % of the General category 0.34% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £351 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
878 845 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 62.27% 59.47% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 438 292
Median daily rate £425 £378 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Edinburgh region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (50.00%) SCORM
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) git-flow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning Designer
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (50.00%) SCORM
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware