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 3 months to 29 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 81
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the General category - 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £351
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 456 929 762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.11% 61.60% 52.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 454 393
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £47.23 £31.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.35% +210.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Edinburgh

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) New Relic
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) New Relic
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
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