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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 600 576 552
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 20 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.064% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.11%

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 18 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 31 July 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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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 -41 18 £300 - 10
North West -21 7 £300 - 1
Manchester - 6 £300 - 1
London -6 5 £400 +33.33% 4
City of London -8 2 £563 +87.50% 1
Salford - 2 £290 -
South West - 2 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
West Midlands +3 1 £180 - 2
Yorkshire -24 1 £250 -9.09%
West Yorkshire -25 1 £250 -9.09%
South East -29 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £350 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £180 -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £250 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (73.08%) Games
2 29 (55.77%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) C++
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
6 9 (17.31%) Android
6 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
7 8 (15.38%) .NET
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) iOS Development
8 7 (13.46%) User Experience
9 6 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
9 6 (11.54%) MySQL
9 6 (11.54%) OOP
9 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) Animation
10 5 (9.62%) SQL
10 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
10 5 (9.62%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) Android Development
10 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
11 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
11 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
11 4 (7.69%) OO
11 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.77%) Mobile Games
12 3 (5.77%) 3D Graphics

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (5.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 38 (73.08%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Programmer
2 10 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Games Programmer
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Games Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Programmer
6 2 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 2 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Junior Games Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.77%) WPF
6 3 (5.77%) Qt
6 3 (5.77%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) WebGL
6 3 (5.77%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (5.77%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) LINQ
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 6 (11.54%) Animation
3 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Physics
6 1 (1.92%) Online Games
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Android
1 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.54%) TDD
3 6 (11.54%) OOP
4 5 (9.62%) Android Development
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
5 4 (7.69%) OO
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.85%) Coaching
7 2 (3.85%) Open Source
7 2 (3.85%) MVVM
7 2 (3.85%) BDD
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) C++
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Google
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