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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 598 632 612
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 59 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 16
Median daily rate £325 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+195.45% -69.23%

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 27 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 27 September 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 +63 55 £325 +2.36% 12
London +22 36 £331 -11.66% 6
North West +15 6 £350 +16.66% 1
South East +21 5 £320 - 1
South West +9 5 £313 -10.71% 1
Bristol - 5 £313 -
Cheshire +10 3 - -
Scotland +5 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £348 - 1
Warrington - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 £348 - 1
Manchester -6 2 £425 +41.66% 1
City of London +10 1 £340 -
Berkshire +9 1 £275 -
Fife +2 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £275 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £420 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £420 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 £275 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (67.00%) C#
2 62 (62.00%) Games
3 41 (41.00%) C++
4 26 (26.00%) Apple iOS
5 22 (22.00%) Game Development
5 22 (22.00%) Android
6 20 (20.00%) .NET
7 16 (16.00%) iOS Development
8 15 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (14.00%) Augmented Reality
10 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.00%) Web Development
10 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
10 13 (13.00%) Java
11 12 (12.00%) Objective-C
11 12 (12.00%) User Experience
12 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (11.00%) Windows
13 10 (10.00%) OO
13 10 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.00%) iPhone
14 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.00%) Digital Media
14 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
15 8 (8.00%) GitHub
15 8 (8.00%) Android Development
15 8 (8.00%) Apple Swift
15 8 (8.00%) gulp

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 (3.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) Moodle
2 2 (2.00%) nginx
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (1.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SketchUp
2 5 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.00%) 3ds Max
3 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.00%) InVision
4 2 (2.00%) Maya
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) GitHub
2 5 (5.00%) Trello
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Heroku
6 1 (1.00%) Google Play
6 1 (1.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.00%) gulp
3 8 (8.00%) JIRA
4 4 (4.00%) Grunt
5 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.00%) Mocha
5 3 (3.00%) QUnit
6 2 (2.00%) git-flow
6 2 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.00%) Protractor
6 2 (2.00%) webpack
6 2 (2.00%) Xcode
7 1 (1.00%) Bower
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 62 (62.00%) Games
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Unity 3D Developer
3 15 (15.00%) 3D Developer
3 15 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Applications Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Objective-C Developer
6 7 (7.00%) iOS Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Programmer
7 6 (6.00%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.00%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (3.00%) Designer
10 3 (3.00%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.00%) OpenGL
3 6 (6.00%) WebGL
4 5 (5.00%) Flash
4 5 (5.00%) Sass
4 5 (5.00%) XML
5 4 (4.00%) Backbone.js
5 4 (4.00%) Ember.js
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
5 4 (4.00%) HTML5
5 4 (4.00%) Meteor
5 4 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (4.00%) Three.js
6 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.00%) CSS
6 3 (3.00%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (3.00%) Polymer
6 3 (3.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Augmented Reality
2 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.00%) User Experience
4 10 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (10.00%) iPhone
5 9 (9.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (7.00%) Oculus Rift
7 6 (6.00%) GPGPU
7 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (5.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (4.00%) Kinect
10 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.00%) Online Games
10 3 (3.00%) Social Gaming
10 3 (3.00%) Xbox
11 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (2.00%) Physics
11 2 (2.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (22.00%) Android
3 11 (11.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Game Development
2 16 (16.00%) iOS Development
3 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.00%) Web Development
4 10 (10.00%) OO
4 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.00%) Android Development
6 7 (7.00%) Prototyping
7 6 (6.00%) Mobile Development
7 6 (6.00%) Parallel Computing
8 5 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.00%) OOD
9 4 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.00%) CRM
10 3 (3.00%) ERP
10 3 (3.00%) OOP
10 3 (3.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.00%) C#
2 41 (41.00%) C++
3 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.00%) Java
5 12 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 8 (8.00%) Apple Swift
7 7 (7.00%) ActionScript
7 7 (7.00%) PHP
8 6 (6.00%) Ruby
9 4 (4.00%) Python
9 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.00%) C
10 3 (3.00%) XAML
11 2 (2.00%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.00%) SQL
11 2 (2.00%) XPath
12 1 (1.00%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.00%) MAXScript
12 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.00%) Perforce
4 1 (1.00%) Samsung
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago