The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.59%
As % of the General category - - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
229 430 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.28% 47.05% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 218 140
Median daily rate £388 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £27.25 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.93% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Games
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Maya
2 2 (66.67%) Houdini
3 1 (33.33%) RenderMan
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) DirectX
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) V-Ray
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (33.33%) HLSL
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

Games
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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Houdini
1 2 (66.67%) Maya
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) DirectX
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (33.33%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) RenderMan
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Game Development
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) GLSL
1 1 (33.33%) HLSL
1 1 (33.33%) R