Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 128 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Games 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.24% 0.076%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £419 £377 £363
90th Percentile £644 £446 £388
Scotland median daily rate £450 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% +72.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £10.50 £11.78 -
% change year-on-year -10.87% - -

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 1,345 1,692 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 62.15% 58.08% 62.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 831 910
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £288 £238 £262
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £11.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +202.38% -58.29%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.39 £10.19
90th Percentile £43.65 £44.71 £26.00
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +91.18% -32.00% +72.41%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 September 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (41.67%) AWS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Vue.js
3 5 (41.67%) SDET
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) ATDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) React
5 3 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Data Science
6 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 2 (16.67%) Release Train

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) npm
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) Vue.js
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) React
4 2 (16.67%) Velocity
5 1 (8.33%) RxJava
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) SDET
4 4 (33.33%) ATDD
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Data Science
6 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 2 (16.67%) Release Train
6 2 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform