The table below looks at the statistics for Unity (Game Engine) skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 580 570 558
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 22 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.16% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Average daily rate £300 £346 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £214 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £373 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £346 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13550 12761 12038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.71% 27.20% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9536 8632 7723
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 178 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Unity (Game Engine) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the England region.

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Trend in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the England region.

Unity (Game Engine) Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 5 £350 +3.70% 5
South East +1 4 £325 -13.33%
North West -18 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -9 3 £275 - 6
East of England - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £288 - 3
South West +2 1 £325 +44.44% 1
North East - 1 - -
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unity (Game Engine) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unity (Game Engine).

1 24 (58.54%) C#
1 24 (58.54%) Games
2 15 (36.59%) C++
2 15 (36.59%) Android
2 15 (36.59%) Apple iOS
3 13 (31.71%) iOS Development
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) Android Development
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
6 7 (17.07%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (14.63%) OpenGL
7 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
7 6 (14.63%) Apple Swift
8 5 (12.20%) Game Development
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) CSS
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) Marketing
9 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.76%) Xcode
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) iPad
9 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
9 4 (9.76%) iPhone
9 4 (9.76%) GPGPU

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unity (Game Engine) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unity (Game Engine). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) concrete5
2 2 (4.88%) Drupal
2 2 (4.88%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (4.88%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) 3ds Max
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.88%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.88%) GIMP
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.44%) Maya
3 1 (2.44%) Mudbox
3 1 (2.44%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Xcode
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) CocoaPods
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 24 (58.54%) Games
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Unity 3D Developer
3 11 (26.83%) 3D Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Games Developer
4 8 (19.51%) iOS Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Applications Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) Games Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Facebook Developer
8 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) OpenGL
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (4.88%) D3.js
5 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.88%) GreenSock GSAP
5 2 (4.88%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) JSP
5 2 (4.88%) Laravel
5 2 (4.88%) Marmalade SDK
5 2 (4.88%) MooTools
5 2 (4.88%) PhoneGap
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
3 4 (9.76%) GPGPU
3 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 4 (9.76%) iPhone
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (7.32%) Social Media
5 2 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.44%) Animation
6 1 (2.44%) Apple TV
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Android
1 15 (36.59%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) iOS Development
2 9 (21.95%) Android Development
3 5 (12.20%) Game Development
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (7.32%) OOP
5 3 (7.32%) SEO
5 3 (7.32%) Social Media Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Development
6 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.44%) Eye Tracking
7 1 (2.44%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.44%) Texturing
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) C++
3 8 (19.51%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
4 6 (14.63%) Apple Swift
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Facebook
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Apple
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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