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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
England / North West
Rank - 145 143
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £251 £238 £346
% change year-on-year
+5.78% -31.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.92%

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
820 1015 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 27.27% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 669 544
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 48 25
Median hourly rate £50.50 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.48% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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)
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)
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Game Development
4 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (25.00%) CryEngine
4 1 (25.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Robotics
4 1 (25.00%) Lua
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (25.00%) DirectX

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (25.00%) DirectX
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (25.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Lua
3 1 (25.00%) Python