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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 609 637 584
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -53
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 52 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.043% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £35.75

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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 24 August 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +32 50 £350 +16.66% 19
London +32 33 £350 -15.15% 4
South West +13 5 £313 -10.71% 1
North West +13 5 £350 +16.66% 4
South East - 5 £350 - 3
Bristol - 5 £313 -
Brighton - 3 £348 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £348 - 3
Scotland +15 2 - - 1
Manchester -16 2 £425 +41.66% 2
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £360 - 1
Northampton - 1 £420 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £420 -
Liverpool - 1 £275 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £275 - 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 61 (70.11%) C#
2 55 (63.22%) Games
3 40 (45.98%) C++
4 24 (27.59%) .NET
5 22 (25.29%) Apple iOS
6 19 (21.84%) Android
7 15 (17.24%) Game Development
8 13 (14.94%) iOS Development
8 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
9 12 (13.79%) Java
9 12 (13.79%) OO
9 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
9 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 12 (13.79%) Augmented Reality
10 11 (12.64%) User Experience
10 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
10 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.49%) Web Development
11 10 (11.49%) Windows
11 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (10.34%) Digital Media
12 9 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.34%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
13 8 (9.20%) iPhone
13 8 (9.20%) gulp
14 7 (8.05%) Prototyping
14 7 (8.05%) Oculus Rift

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.30%) Moodle
2 2 (2.30%) nginx
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) WordPress
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.45%) SketchUp
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.30%) InVision
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) GitHub
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Trello
3 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.20%) gulp
4 7 (8.05%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Grunt
6 3 (3.45%) Mocha
6 3 (3.45%) QUnit
7 2 (2.30%) git-flow
7 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.30%) Protractor
7 2 (2.30%) webpack
7 2 (2.30%) Xcode
8 1 (1.15%) Bower
General
1 55 (63.22%) Games
2 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (71.26%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) C# Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Unity 3D Developer
3 15 (17.24%) 3D Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Applications Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Objective-C Developer
6 7 (8.05%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Programmer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Games Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Designer
10 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) WPF Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Digital Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) .NET
2 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 9 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.90%) OpenGL
3 6 (6.90%) WebGL
4 5 (5.75%) Flash
4 5 (5.75%) Sass
4 5 (5.75%) XML
5 4 (4.60%) Backbone.js
5 4 (4.60%) Ember.js
5 4 (4.60%) Meteor
5 4 (4.60%) Node.js
5 4 (4.60%) Three.js
5 4 (4.60%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (4.60%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.45%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (3.45%) Polymer
6 3 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Augmented Reality
1 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 11 (12.64%) User Experience
3 9 (10.34%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 8 (9.20%) iPhone
5 7 (8.05%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (6.90%) GPGPU
7 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.60%) Kinect
9 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.45%) Social Gaming
10 2 (2.30%) 3D Printing
10 2 (2.30%) Arduino
10 2 (2.30%) e-Learning
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.30%) Online Games
10 2 (2.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Apple iOS
2 19 (21.84%) Android
3 10 (11.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Game Development
2 13 (14.94%) iOS Development
3 12 (13.79%) OO
4 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.49%) Web Development
6 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.05%) Prototyping
7 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.90%) OOP
8 6 (6.90%) Parallel Computing
9 5 (5.75%) Android Development
9 5 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.60%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.60%) OOD
10 4 (4.60%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (3.45%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.45%) CRM
11 3 (3.45%) ERP
11 3 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) C#
2 40 (45.98%) C++
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.79%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.05%) ActionScript
6 7 (8.05%) Apple Swift
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.45%) C
10 2 (2.30%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.30%) Python
10 2 (2.30%) SQL
10 2 (2.30%) XAML
10 2 (2.30%) XPath
11 1 (1.15%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.15%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.15%) Google
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
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