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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 561 548 533
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.076% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +37.50%
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
13701 13155 12880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.01% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9189 8297 8174
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 275 335
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.02 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 15 £325 +13.04% 12
London -5 8 £325 +1.96% 7
South East -20 3 £343 +33.65%
South West - 3 £225 - 1
City of London - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Barton-upon-Humber - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Halesowen - - - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (68.75%) Games
2 29 (60.42%) C#
3 16 (33.33%) Android
3 16 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
4 13 (27.08%) C++
5 11 (22.92%) Game Development
6 10 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 7 (14.58%) Subversion
8 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) C
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
9 6 (12.50%) DirectX
9 6 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (12.50%) Multicast
10 5 (10.42%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
10 5 (10.42%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Google
10 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 4 (8.33%) JSON
11 4 (8.33%) Kinect
11 4 (8.33%) Facebook

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.17%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.08%) Maya
2 1 (2.08%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Multicast
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQLite
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Xcode
3 2 (4.17%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 33 (68.75%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Programmer
3 6 (12.50%) Graphics Programmer
3 6 (12.50%) Games Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 6 (12.50%) DirectX
1 6 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
3 4 (8.33%) JSON
3 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (6.25%) WinForms
4 3 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) WPF
4 3 (6.25%) OAuth
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.42%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (8.33%) Kinect
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Games
7 3 (6.25%) Physics
8 2 (4.17%) iPhone
8 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.17%) iPad
8 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
8 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
9 1 (2.08%) Social Gaming
9 1 (2.08%) Open Source
9 1 (2.08%) Derivative
9 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Android
1 16 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Game Development
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
4 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (6.25%) Use Case
5 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.17%) Android Development
6 2 (4.17%) Linear Algebra
6 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (2.08%) OO
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Web Design
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) C++
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C
4 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Facebook
3 3 (6.25%) Twitter
4 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Zend
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