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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 547 550 528
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 36 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.031% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.75 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 - £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 - £31.25
Unity (Game Engine)
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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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Unity (Game Engine) Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
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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
South East 0 17 £350 -
London +19 9 £300 -7.69% 3
North West -9 4 - -
West Midlands -11 2 £240 -12.72% 1
South West - 2 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (51.72%) Games
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 24 (41.38%) XML
2 24 (41.38%) JSON
2 24 (41.38%) Mobile App
3 23 (39.66%) Facebook
3 23 (39.66%) REST
4 22 (37.93%) Twitter
4 22 (37.93%) Mobile Application Development
4 22 (37.93%) OAuth
4 22 (37.93%) Google
4 22 (37.93%) Internet
5 21 (36.21%) Unity DI Container
6 19 (32.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 19 (32.76%) Apple iOS
6 19 (32.76%) SOA
6 19 (32.76%) TDD
6 19 (32.76%) Use Case
7 18 (31.03%) C#
8 16 (27.59%) Android
9 9 (15.52%) C++
10 6 (10.34%) Game Development
11 5 (8.62%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (8.62%) C
11 5 (8.62%) Physics
11 5 (8.62%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (5.17%) Animation
12 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
12 3 (5.17%) Windows
12 3 (5.17%) iOS SDK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) Maya
2 1 (1.72%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.72%) Blender
2 1 (1.72%) ZBrush
2 1 (1.72%) Mudbox
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (51.72%) Games
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Lead Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Games Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Graphics Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.72%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.72%) Games Designer
9 1 (1.72%) Games Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Games Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) XML
1 24 (41.38%) JSON
2 23 (39.66%) REST
3 22 (37.93%) OAuth
4 21 (36.21%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (5.17%) iOS SDK
6 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 2 (3.45%) WPF
6 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.45%) DirectX
6 2 (3.45%) WinForms
7 1 (1.72%) Spring
7 1 (1.72%) HTML
7 1 (1.72%) CSS
7 1 (1.72%) Core Animation
7 1 (1.72%) HTML5
7 1 (1.72%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.72%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) Augmented Reality
2 5 (8.62%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (8.62%) Physics
3 3 (5.17%) Animation
3 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.45%) Xbox
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) iPhone
4 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Apple iOS
2 16 (27.59%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Mobile Application Development
2 19 (32.76%) Rapid Prototyping
2 19 (32.76%) SOA
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
2 19 (32.76%) Use Case
3 6 (10.34%) Game Development
4 2 (3.45%) OOP
4 2 (3.45%) 3D Animation
4 2 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (3.45%) B2B
4 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
5 1 (1.72%) Workflow
5 1 (1.72%) Web Design
5 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.72%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.72%) 3D Programming
5 1 (1.72%) MVVM
5 1 (1.72%) Memory Management
5 1 (1.72%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) C++
4 5 (8.62%) C
5 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.45%) Lua
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Facebook
2 22 (37.93%) Twitter
2 22 (37.93%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
West Midlands
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