Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Games 3 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 7.69% 36.96% 3.75%
As % of the General category 27.27% 85.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Dundee median daily rate £240 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £235 £105 £199
90th Percentile £245 £260 £248
Scotland median daily rate £240 £210 £288
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.96% +6.48%
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 11 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 28.21% 43.48% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Dundee median daily rate £240 £225 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -27.71% -
10th Percentile £113 £106 £207
90th Percentile £333 £260 £388
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.30 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.95% -4.69%
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java