The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gaming
Scotland / Dundee
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 15.79% - -
As % of the General category 60.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £93 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.53% -1.53%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dundee
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 26.32% 25.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £205 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Dundee

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Games in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Lua
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) WebGL
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Games Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB