Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 94 134
Contract jobs citing Games 0 21 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.91% 0.14%
As % of the General category - 1.47% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 2
Median daily rate - £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.93% -10.00%
Scotland median daily rate - £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £10.50 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 746 1,428 1,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 59.73% 61.84% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 774 978
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £212 £288 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £557
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% -46.43% +62.79%
Median hourly rate £21.26 £23.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.52% +51.61% -42.06%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Edinburgh

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Games in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Games in Edinburgh

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Games in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Games in Edinburgh