The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 61 68
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
511 716 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.60% 83.06% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 351 292
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £39.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.89% +122.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Game Development
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) DirectX
1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) RenderMan
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Animation
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Physics
1 6 (100.00%) V-Ray
1 6 (100.00%) R
1 6 (100.00%) GLSL
1 6 (100.00%) HLSL
1 6 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) DirectX
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (100.00%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (100.00%) Animation
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Physics
1 6 (100.00%) RenderMan
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) GLSL
1 6 (100.00%) HLSL
1 6 (100.00%) R