The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 541 541 543
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 39 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.11% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-54.11% +54.54%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 July 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 30 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 23 July 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 0 38 £300 -14.28% 17
South East +16 22 £300 - 1
London +5 11 £300 -14.28% 7
Tunbridge Wells - 10 - - 1
Kent - 10 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
North West -7 2 - - 3
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Scotland -19 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 £300 - 3
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Guildford - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Derby - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (53.06%) Games
2 20 (40.82%) Mobile App
3 19 (38.78%) REST
3 19 (38.78%) Apple iOS
3 19 (38.78%) JSON
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) XML
4 18 (36.73%) Internet
4 18 (36.73%) Google
4 18 (36.73%) OAuth
4 18 (36.73%) Facebook
4 18 (36.73%) Twitter
4 18 (36.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 16 (32.65%) Android
6 15 (30.61%) Rapid Prototyping
6 15 (30.61%) Use Case
6 15 (30.61%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (30.61%) SOA
6 15 (30.61%) TDD
7 13 (26.53%) C#
8 5 (10.20%) iOS SDK
8 5 (10.20%) Android Development
8 5 (10.20%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.16%) C++
9 4 (8.16%) .NET
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.16%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (6.12%) Animation
10 3 (6.12%) Physics

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Maya
2 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.04%) Houdini
2 1 (2.04%) Blender
2 1 (2.04%) ZBrush
2 1 (2.04%) Mudbox
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (53.06%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Lead Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Games Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Games Graphic Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Games Programmer
9 1 (2.04%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Games Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) XML
1 19 (38.78%) JSON
1 19 (38.78%) REST
2 18 (36.73%) OAuth
3 15 (30.61%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (10.20%) iOS SDK
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.04%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.04%) DirectX
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (6.12%) Animation
3 3 (6.12%) Physics
4 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.04%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.04%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Apple iOS
2 16 (32.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Mobile Application Development
2 15 (30.61%) SOA
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
2 15 (30.61%) Use Case
2 15 (30.61%) Rapid Prototyping
3 5 (10.20%) Android Development
3 5 (10.20%) iOS Development
4 2 (4.08%) 3D Animation
4 2 (4.08%) OOP
4 2 (4.08%) Game Development
4 2 (4.08%) B2B
5 1 (2.04%) Workflow
5 1 (2.04%) Web Design
5 1 (2.04%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Lua
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Google
1 18 (36.73%) Facebook
1 18 (36.73%) Twitter
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago