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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Games 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.14% -
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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
308 732 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.26% 51.37% 56.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 334 359
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) New Relic
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack

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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) New Relic
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack