The first table below looks at the demand for Unreal Engine skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unreal Engine over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unreal Engine
Rank 96 70 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Contract jobs citing Unreal Engine 1 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.067% 1.40% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 5.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £209
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 337 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.60% 26.27% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 170 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £48.18 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Unreal Engine
South East

Unreal Engine
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unreal Engine across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Unreal Engine Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Unreal Engine
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unreal Engine across the Surrey region.

Unreal Engine Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Unreal Engine
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Unreal 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 Unreal Engine.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Perforce
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) UnrealScript
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) Direct3D
3 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
3 1 (16.67%) Xbox
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Unreal Engine
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Unreal 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 Unreal Engine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Direct3D
1 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) UnrealScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Perforce