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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
Rank 556 596 605
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +9
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 52 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 11
Median daily rate £358 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+227.27% -
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
14723 14677 13965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.27% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10252 10292 9701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 237 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Unity (Game Engine) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 42 £358 -28.50% 10
South East +15 3 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -2 2 £350 +16.66% 3
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
South West +8 1 - - 3
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 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 England region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 80 (74.07%) Games
2 75 (69.44%) C#
3 50 (46.30%) C++
4 29 (26.85%) Game Development
5 28 (25.93%) .NET
6 22 (20.37%) Android
7 20 (18.52%) Apple iOS
8 16 (14.81%) Augmented Reality
9 15 (13.89%) User Experience
10 14 (12.96%) iOS Development
10 14 (12.96%) iPhone
10 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Objective-C
10 14 (12.96%) JIRA
11 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.11%) ActionScript
12 11 (10.19%) Java
12 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 9 (8.33%) MVC
13 9 (8.33%) Windows
13 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
13 9 (8.33%) Confluence
13 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
13 9 (8.33%) Visual Effects
14 8 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (7.41%) GitHub
14 8 (7.41%) Visualisation
14 8 (7.41%) Oculus Rift
14 8 (7.41%) Unreal Engine
14 8 (7.41%) JavaScript

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (1.85%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
2 2 (1.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) Moodle
2 2 (1.85%) nginx
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 6 (5.56%) SketchUp
2 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.70%) Maya
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.85%) InVision
4 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.93%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) GitHub
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.63%) Trello
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Heroku
6 1 (0.93%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.70%) Grunt
4 4 (3.70%) gulp
4 4 (3.70%) Xcode
5 2 (1.85%) git-flow
5 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.85%) Protractor
5 2 (1.85%) webpack
6 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) Gradle
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (74.07%) Games
2 6 (5.56%) Back Office
3 4 (3.70%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 76 (70.37%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Unity 3D Developer
3 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.19%) 3D Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Games Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Programmer
8 6 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.63%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.63%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (4.63%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.70%) Animator
10 4 (3.70%) C++ Programmer
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) 3D Animator
11 3 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.56%) OpenGL
4 5 (4.63%) cocos2d
4 5 (4.63%) HTML
5 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.70%) Backbone.js
5 4 (3.70%) CSS
5 4 (3.70%) Meteor
5 4 (3.70%) Node.js
5 4 (3.70%) Sass
5 4 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) CSS3
6 3 (2.78%) HTML5
7 2 (1.85%) Django
7 2 (1.85%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.85%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.85%) React
7 2 (1.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Augmented Reality
2 15 (13.89%) User Experience
3 14 (12.96%) iPhone
4 8 (7.41%) Oculus Rift
4 8 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.48%) Animation
5 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.63%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.63%) Kinect
6 5 (4.63%) Mobile Games
7 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.70%) HTC Vive
8 3 (2.78%) FMCG
8 3 (2.78%) GPGPU
8 3 (2.78%) Online Games
8 3 (2.78%) Social Gaming
8 3 (2.78%) Xbox
9 2 (1.85%) 3D Printing
9 2 (1.85%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Android
2 20 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Game Development
2 14 (12.96%) iOS Development
2 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
3 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.33%) MVC
5 9 (8.33%) Visual Effects
6 8 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (7.41%) OO
6 8 (7.41%) Web Development
7 7 (6.48%) Android Development
7 7 (6.48%) Mobile Development
8 6 (5.56%) Prototyping
9 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.70%) OOD
9 4 (3.70%) OOP
10 3 (2.78%) Front End Development
10 3 (2.78%) Parallel Computing
10 3 (2.78%) Scrum
10 3 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (69.44%) C#
2 50 (46.30%) C++
3 14 (12.96%) Objective-C
4 12 (11.11%) ActionScript
5 11 (10.19%) Java
6 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.56%) PHP
8 5 (4.63%) Python
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby
9 4 (3.70%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.70%) C
10 3 (2.78%) XAML
11 2 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.85%) SQL
11 2 (1.85%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Adobe
3 3 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Facebook
4 1 (0.93%) Perforce
4 1 (0.93%) Samsung
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