Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 - 131
Rank change year-on-year - +131 -17
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% - 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.065% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 - -
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
Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1537 956 2044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.82% 45.37% 63.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 529 975
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +52.05% +65.91%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £39.42
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +41.86%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP