The table below looks at the statistics for Unity (Game Engine) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 555 584 524
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -60
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 31 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.017% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.061% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £343 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Unity (Game Engine) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Unity (Game Engine) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unity (Game Engine) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
England +13 30 £350 +12.00% 17
London +22 16 £350 - 5
South East -19 8 £340 +23.63% 2
City of London +25 6 £350 - 3
Surrey - 3 £338 -
Reigate - 3 £338 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Brighton -11 1 £75 -72.72%
East Sussex -12 1 £75 -72.72%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
North East - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 3
Scotland - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Warminster - - - - 1
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Dudley - - - - 3
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Halesowen - - - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (65.31%) Games
2 29 (59.18%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Android
4 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.41%) C++
7 9 (18.37%) HTML
7 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
8 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) CSS
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.20%) iOS Development
11 5 (10.20%) User Experience
11 5 (10.20%) Game Development
11 5 (10.20%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) Mobile Games
11 5 (10.20%) Degree
12 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
12 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
12 4 (8.16%) DirectX
12 4 (8.16%) WPF
12 4 (8.16%) 3D Modelling
12 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
12 4 (8.16%) Android Development
12 4 (8.16%) Mobile Development
12 4 (8.16%) Kinect

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (6.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.04%) Maya
2 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.04%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQLite
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Xcode
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 32 (65.31%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Interactive Media
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Programmer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Programmer
6 3 (6.12%) Graphics Programmer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Games Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.04%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Graduate Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.29%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) .NET
5 5 (10.20%) HTML5
6 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
6 4 (8.16%) DirectX
6 4 (8.16%) WPF
7 3 (6.12%) CSS3
7 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (6.12%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (6.12%) Qt
7 3 (6.12%) WebGL
7 3 (6.12%) iOS SDK
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.08%) Middleware
8 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile Games
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.16%) Kinect
6 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.12%) Animation
7 2 (4.08%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (4.08%) Open Source
8 1 (2.04%) Physics
8 1 (2.04%) iPad
8 1 (2.04%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Android
2 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.20%) iOS Development
3 5 (10.20%) Game Development
4 4 (8.16%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (8.16%) Android Development
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile Development
5 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
5 3 (6.12%) MVC
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) MVVM
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) People Management
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.04%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
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