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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
Rank 536 601 593
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -8
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 59 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 12
Median daily rate £300 £275 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £355 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £253 £238 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -31.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.92%

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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 25 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +68 58 £300 +9.09% 35
London +42 37 £300 -20.00% 13
South East +25 8 £286 -11.92% 2
East Midlands +3 5 £200 -11.11%
Berkshire +23 4 £256 -21.15%
Leicestershire +9 4 £188 -16.66%
East Sussex +6 3 £253 -
East of England +4 3 £225 - 3
Brighton - 3 £253 -
Yorkshire +12 2 £300 +33.33%
City of London -5 2 £460 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Skipton - 2 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Reading +18 1 - -
South West +11 1 - - 6
Slough +9 1 £350 -
Derby -5 1 £350 +40.00%
Derbyshire -10 1 £350 +40.00%
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 - 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 78 (67.24%) Games
2 75 (64.66%) C#
3 53 (45.69%) C++
4 24 (20.69%) .NET
5 23 (19.83%) Objective-C
5 23 (19.83%) Unreal Engine
6 21 (18.10%) Android
7 19 (16.38%) Game Development
8 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
9 17 (14.66%) Java
9 17 (14.66%) Apple iOS
9 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
10 16 (13.79%) MVC
11 14 (12.07%) JIRA
11 14 (12.07%) ActionScript
12 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
12 12 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
12 12 (10.34%) Confluence
13 11 (9.48%) 3ds Max
13 11 (9.48%) Animation
14 10 (8.62%) TDD
14 10 (8.62%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (8.62%) iOS Development
15 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
15 9 (7.76%) Android Development
15 9 (7.76%) Mobile Development
15 9 (7.76%) iPhone
15 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
15 9 (7.76%) Mobile Games

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 12 (10.34%) Confluence
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) Predix
3 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) 3ds Max
2 6 (5.17%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.31%) Maya
4 3 (2.59%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.86%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.86%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) iTunes
2 2 (1.72%) Trello
3 1 (0.86%) Google Play
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) MySQL
2 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.72%) Redis
3 1 (0.86%) GIS
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) JIRA
2 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.45%) Xcode
5 3 (2.59%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 78 (67.24%) Games
2 8 (6.90%) Back Office
3 5 (4.31%) Polish Language
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (66.38%) Developer
2 16 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Games Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Programmer
4 12 (10.34%) Unity 3D Developer
5 10 (8.62%) 3D Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Animator
9 4 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Quality Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) Unreal Engine
3 10 (8.62%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (6.03%) HTML
5 4 (3.45%) CGI
5 4 (3.45%) cocos2d
5 4 (3.45%) CSS
5 4 (3.45%) iOS SDK
5 4 (3.45%) JSON
5 4 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.59%) CryEngine
6 3 (2.59%) V-Ray
7 2 (1.72%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.72%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.72%) jQuery
7 2 (1.72%) OpenLayers
7 2 (1.72%) Polymer
7 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.72%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
2 11 (9.48%) Animation
3 9 (7.76%) iPhone
3 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.76%) Mobile Games
4 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Oculus Rift
5 6 (5.17%) User Experience
6 5 (4.31%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (4.31%) FMCG
6 5 (4.31%) HoloLens
6 5 (4.31%) HTC Vive
7 4 (3.45%) Xbox
8 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.59%) iPad
8 3 (2.59%) PlayStation
8 3 (2.59%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.72%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Android
2 17 (14.66%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.38%) Game Development
2 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
3 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
4 16 (13.79%) MVC
5 10 (8.62%) iOS Development
5 10 (8.62%) TDD
6 9 (7.76%) Android Development
6 9 (7.76%) Mobile Development
7 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.03%) BDD
8 7 (6.03%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.03%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (4.31%) Load Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.31%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.66%) C#
2 53 (45.69%) C++
3 23 (19.83%) Objective-C
4 17 (14.66%) Java
5 14 (12.07%) ActionScript
6 7 (6.03%) C
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.03%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 4 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.72%) SQL
10 1 (0.86%) Lua
10 1 (0.86%) MAXScript
10 1 (0.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.59%) Autodesk
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.59%) Perforce
1 3 (2.59%) Xamarin
2 2 (1.72%) Adobe
2 2 (1.72%) Google
2 2 (1.72%) Samsung
3 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator
3 1 (0.86%) Apple
3 1 (0.86%) Facebook
3 1 (0.86%) Kony
3 1 (0.86%) Sencha
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