Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 2018 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
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing Games 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 13.56% 12.50% -
As % of the General category 53.33% 71.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Dundee median daily rate £240 - -
Scotland median daily rate £240 £400 £275
% change year-on-year -40.00% +45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 25.42% 17.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Dundee median daily rate £240 £205 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -41.43% -
10th Percentile £156 £193 £280
90th Percentile £383 £218 £380
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.30 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.50% -45.71%
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.75 £33.86
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.55% +7.48%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

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

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Dundee over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (62.50%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
6 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
6 3 (37.50%) SOLID
6 3 (37.50%) Game Development
7 2 (25.00%) WebGL
7 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
7 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (25.00%) React Native
7 2 (25.00%) React
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) Unix
8 1 (12.50%) ISEB
8 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
8 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) React Native
1 2 (25.00%) WebGL
2 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Lua
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Xamarin