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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 608 604 613
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 32 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.056% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.21% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 2
Average daily rate £293 £344 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.90% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 £41.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-21.21% -

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
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 28 £311 -9.45% 20
London -10 17 £338 -3.57% 8
North West -7 4 £313 - 3
Glasgow - 4 £275 -
Scotland - 4 £275 -
Cheshire - 4 £313 -
South West +1 3 £350 - 3
Somerset - 3 £350 - 3
Bath - 3 £350 - 3
City of London +40 2 - - 2
East Midlands +8 2 £225 -35.71%
West Midlands -14 2 £225 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £223 -
Derby - 2 £223 -
Brighton +3 1 - -
Leicestershire +3 1 £225 -35.71%
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 £225 - 3
South East -20 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £225 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £225 -
Loughborough - 1 £225 -
Mansfield - 1 £225 -
Nottingham - 1 £225 -
Sheffield - 1 £225 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £225 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £225 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 42 (71.19%) C#
2 39 (66.10%) Games
3 19 (32.20%) C++
4 17 (28.81%) .NET
5 16 (27.12%) Android
5 16 (27.12%) Apple iOS
6 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.95%) HTML
7 10 (16.95%) Java
7 10 (16.95%) iOS Development
8 8 (13.56%) Android Development
8 8 (13.56%) ActionScript
8 8 (13.56%) Flash
8 8 (13.56%) Objective-C
8 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.56%) QA
9 7 (11.86%) Web Development
9 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 7 (11.86%) OO
9 7 (11.86%) Oculus Rift
9 7 (11.86%) HTML5
10 6 (10.17%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.17%) Game Development
10 6 (10.17%) CSS
10 6 (10.17%) Ruby
10 6 (10.17%) Marketing
10 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) JIRA
11 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (5.08%) CMS
1 3 (5.08%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.39%) concrete5
2 2 (3.39%) Drupal
2 2 (3.39%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) 3ds Max
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.39%) GIMP
2 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.39%) Grunt
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Xcode
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Bower
6 1 (1.69%) gulp
6 1 (1.69%) Mocha
6 1 (1.69%) QUnit
General
1 39 (66.10%) Games
2 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Unity 3D Developer
3 18 (30.51%) C# Developer
4 17 (28.81%) 3D Developer
5 15 (25.42%) Games Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) iOS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Facebook Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Games Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) HTML
3 8 (13.56%) Flash
4 7 (11.86%) HTML5
5 6 (10.17%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (6.78%) WPF
8 3 (5.08%) Ember.js
8 3 (5.08%) OpenGL
8 3 (5.08%) Robotlegs
8 3 (5.08%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (3.39%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.39%) jQuery
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
9 2 (3.39%) JSP
9 2 (3.39%) MooTools
9 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Oculus Rift
2 6 (10.17%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (8.47%) Social Media
4 4 (6.78%) iPad
4 4 (6.78%) iPhone
5 3 (5.08%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.08%) Social Gaming
5 3 (5.08%) User Experience
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) GPGPU
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Games
6 2 (3.39%) Online Games
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Animation
7 1 (1.69%) Blog
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Android
1 16 (27.12%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) iOS Development
2 8 (13.56%) Android Development
2 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.86%) OO
3 7 (11.86%) OOP
3 7 (11.86%) Web Development
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Game Development
5 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (6.78%) Use Case
7 3 (5.08%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (5.08%) MVVM
7 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.08%) SEO
7 3 (5.08%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (3.39%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) C++
3 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) ActionScript
5 8 (13.56%) Objective-C
6 6 (10.17%) Ruby
7 4 (6.78%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.08%) C
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) SQL
9 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.39%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) VB
10 1 (1.69%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Facebook
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) Apple
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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