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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 582 550 568
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 31 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £333 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.63 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.90% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.93 £16.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £16.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+128.90% -28.88%

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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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 24 October 2014. 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 -19 29 £275 +4.76% 12
London -9 11 £263 -14.28% 3
South East -14 5 £350 +40.00%
South West - 5 - - 1
West Midlands -14 4 £265 - 2
City of London +7 2 £165 -34.00%
North West -8 2 - - 4
Scotland -8 2 £265 -14.51%
Cheshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £265 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Manchester - - - - 4
Plymouth - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 40 (56.34%) Games
2 29 (40.85%) C#
3 26 (36.62%) Apple iOS
3 26 (36.62%) Mobile App
4 24 (33.80%) SQL
5 22 (30.99%) XML
5 22 (30.99%) JSON
5 22 (30.99%) Android
6 21 (29.58%) Facebook
6 21 (29.58%) REST
6 21 (29.58%) Google
7 20 (28.17%) Internet
7 20 (28.17%) Twitter
7 20 (28.17%) OAuth
7 20 (28.17%) Unity DI Container
7 20 (28.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 18 (25.35%) TDD
9 17 (23.94%) SOA
9 17 (23.94%) Use Case
9 17 (23.94%) Rapid Prototyping
10 13 (18.31%) C++
11 9 (12.68%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (12.68%) Game Development
11 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
12 7 (9.86%) C
13 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.45%) Augmented Reality
14 5 (7.04%) iOS SDK
14 5 (7.04%) Physics
14 5 (7.04%) Computer Science

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (2.82%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Maya
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.41%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.41%) Houdini
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.41%) Blender
2 1 (1.41%) ZBrush
2 1 (1.41%) Mudbox
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQLite
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) Xcode
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
General
1 40 (56.34%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Back Office
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Lead Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Games Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Programmer
5 8 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Designer
6 4 (5.63%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.41%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (1.41%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Games Designer
9 1 (1.41%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) XML
1 22 (30.99%) JSON
2 21 (29.58%) REST
3 20 (28.17%) Unity DI Container
3 20 (28.17%) OAuth
4 5 (7.04%) OpenGL
4 5 (7.04%) DirectX
4 5 (7.04%) iOS SDK
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) Web Services
6 3 (4.23%) .NET
6 3 (4.23%) WinForms
6 3 (4.23%) HTML5
6 3 (4.23%) WPF
7 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.41%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (1.41%) CryEngine
8 1 (1.41%) CSS3
8 1 (1.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.68%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.45%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (7.04%) Physics
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.63%) iPhone
5 4 (5.63%) Animation
6 3 (4.23%) User Experience
7 2 (2.82%) Xbox
7 2 (2.82%) iPad
7 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.41%) Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.41%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Apple iOS
2 22 (30.99%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Mobile Application Development
2 18 (25.35%) TDD
3 17 (23.94%) SOA
3 17 (23.94%) Use Case
3 17 (23.94%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (12.68%) Game Development
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.63%) OOP
7 3 (4.23%) Android Development
8 2 (2.82%) 3D Animation
8 2 (2.82%) B2B
8 2 (2.82%) MVC
8 2 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.41%) MVVM
9 1 (1.41%) Memory Management
9 1 (1.41%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.41%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (1.41%) 3D Programming
9 1 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) C#
2 24 (33.80%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) C++
4 7 (9.86%) C
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.23%) Java
8 2 (2.82%) Lua
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Google
1 21 (29.58%) Facebook
2 20 (28.17%) Twitter
3 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.82%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Zend
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