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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 582 547 543
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 21 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.073% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - £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
15071 15076 13797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9798 8676
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 217 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 19 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 2 July 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 -35 18 £313 +4.16% 9
London -3 6 £350 +16.66% 4
North West -12 6 £300 -
Manchester - 5 £300 -
South West +2 2 - -
City of London -3 2 £563 +87.50% 1
South East -44 2 £225 -25.00% 1
Salford - 2 £290 -
Hampshire -1 1 £225 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £225 -
North East - 1 £350 - 2
Guildford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £250 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (75.00%) Games
2 31 (59.62%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (19.23%) C++
6 9 (17.31%) Android
6 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
7 8 (15.38%) .NET
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
8 7 (13.46%) User Experience
9 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.54%) MySQL
9 6 (11.54%) OOP
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
10 5 (9.62%) Animation
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
10 5 (9.62%) Mobile Games
10 5 (9.62%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
10 5 (9.62%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (7.69%) Android Development
11 4 (7.69%) OO
11 4 (7.69%) SQL
11 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
11 4 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
12 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (5.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 39 (75.00%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Programmer
4 4 (7.69%) Games Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Games Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Programmer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Junior Games Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate
7 1 (1.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (9.62%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) WPF
4 3 (5.77%) Qt
4 3 (5.77%) WebGL
4 3 (5.77%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (5.77%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 2 (3.85%) CSS3
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.85%) LINQ
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.85%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile Games
3 5 (9.62%) Animation
4 4 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.85%) Kinect
7 1 (1.92%) Online Games
7 1 (1.92%) FMCG
7 1 (1.92%) iPad
7 1 (1.92%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Android
1 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.54%) OOP
2 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
2 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
3 5 (9.62%) TDD
4 4 (7.69%) OO
4 4 (7.69%) Android Development
5 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (5.77%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) Open Source
6 2 (3.85%) MVVM
6 2 (3.85%) BDD
6 2 (3.85%) Game Development
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) OOD
6 2 (3.85%) SOA
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) C++
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Google