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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 577 518 573
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +55
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 10 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.054% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.20% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Average daily rate £275 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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)
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -100 10 £275 - 5
South East -11 8 £275 -
East Sussex -3 6 £275 -
Brighton - 6 £275 -
London -27 2 - - 2
City of London -14 1 - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (81.82%) Games
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) Android
3 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
4 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) iOS SDK
6 6 (27.27%) Android Development
7 5 (22.73%) Game Development
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (13.64%) C
9 3 (13.64%) Facebook
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Flash
9 3 (13.64%) PHP
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile Games
10 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 2 (9.09%) Objective-C

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (81.82%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Games Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Games Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) iOS SDK
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Flash
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) OAuth
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Games
2 2 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Social Network
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Social Gaming
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Android
1 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 6 (27.27%) Android Development
3 5 (22.73%) Game Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
6 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) User Experience Design
7 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.55%) Lua
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Facebook
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Sencha
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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