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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 540 528 503
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 17 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £257 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -2 8 £325 +1.96% 10
South East -4 3 £343 +33.65% 1
South West - 3 £225 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) Games
2 28 (62.22%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) Android
3 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 14 (31.11%) C++
5 13 (28.89%) Mathematics
6 10 (22.22%) Game Development
6 10 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Subversion
8 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
9 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.33%) C
9 6 (13.33%) OpenGL
9 6 (13.33%) DirectX
9 6 (13.33%) Multicast
10 5 (11.11%) Windows
10 5 (11.11%) CSS
10 5 (11.11%) HTML
10 5 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (11.11%) iOS SDK
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) Kinect
11 4 (8.89%) Google
11 4 (8.89%) SQL
11 4 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (6.67%) .NET
12 3 (6.67%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (4.44%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) Maya
2 1 (2.22%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.22%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Multicast
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQLite
1 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Xcode
3 2 (4.44%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Programmer
3 6 (13.33%) Graphics Programmer
4 5 (11.11%) Games Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) OpenGL
1 6 (13.33%) DirectX
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) iOS SDK
3 4 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) HTML5
4 3 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) OAuth
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) WPF
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) Corona SDK
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Mathematics
2 10 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (8.89%) Kinect
7 3 (6.67%) Physics
8 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Games
8 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.22%) Xbox
9 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
9 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
9 1 (2.22%) iPad
9 1 (2.22%) Open Source
9 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.22%) Social Gaming
9 1 (2.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Android
1 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Game Development
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.67%) SOA
4 3 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (4.44%) Use Case
5 2 (4.44%) MVC
5 2 (4.44%) OOP
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.44%) Android Development
5 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.44%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (2.22%) DevOps
6 1 (2.22%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) People Management
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.22%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) C
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Lua
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Facebook
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter
3 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
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