The table below looks at the statistics for Unity (Game Engine) skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 146 152 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.77% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £36.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £35.75
Unity (Game Engine)
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
945 1039 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.46% 24.40% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 672 475
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unity (Game Engine) Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester -5 2 £425 +41.66% 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 £275 -
Unity (Game Engine)
England

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Game Development
5 2 (20.00%) Publishing
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Robotics
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Kinematics
6 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) Kinematics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (20.00%) 3D Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (30.00%) MVVM
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) OOP
1 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree