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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
Rank 574 620 613
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 54 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.045% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 13
Median daily rate £350 £343 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +29.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £278
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+227.27% -

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
15552 16010 15529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.00% 28.82% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10727 11153 10582
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 264 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +7.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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 23 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 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +41 50 £350 +4.47% 31
London +27 41 £350 -30.00% 8
South East +28 3 £325 +8.33% 1
North West +4 3 £350 +16.66% 1
City of London - 3 £340 -
Scotland +14 2 - - 3
Brighton - 2 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Berkshire +11 1 £275 -
South West +10 1 - - 3
Cheshire +10 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - - 3
Manchester 0 1 £350 +16.66% 1
Warrington -3 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £275 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 80 (72.07%) Games
2 76 (68.47%) C#
3 51 (45.95%) C++
4 29 (26.13%) Game Development
5 26 (23.42%) .NET
6 25 (22.52%) Android
7 23 (20.72%) Apple iOS
8 17 (15.32%) iOS Development
9 16 (14.41%) iPhone
9 16 (14.41%) Augmented Reality
10 15 (13.51%) Objective-C
11 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.61%) User Experience
12 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.81%) JIRA
12 12 (10.81%) ActionScript
12 12 (10.81%) Java
13 11 (9.91%) OO
13 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
13 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (9.01%) Windows
14 10 (9.01%) Mobile Development
15 9 (8.11%) Android Development
15 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
15 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.11%) Visual Effects
16 8 (7.21%) Web Development
16 8 (7.21%) Visualisation
16 8 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
16 8 (7.21%) Unreal Engine

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 7 (6.31%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) Moodle
2 2 (1.80%) nginx
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) 3ds Max
2 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.41%) SketchUp
3 4 (3.60%) Maya
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.80%) InVision
4 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.90%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.90%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) GitHub
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Trello
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Heroku
5 2 (1.80%) iTunes
6 1 (0.90%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.60%) MySQL
2 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) JIRA
2 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.60%) Grunt
5 4 (3.60%) gulp
5 4 (3.60%) Xcode
6 2 (1.80%) git-flow
6 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.80%) Protractor
6 2 (1.80%) webpack
7 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) Gradle
7 1 (0.90%) Subversion
7 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (72.07%) Games
2 5 (4.50%) Back Office
3 4 (3.60%) Publishing
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Finance
6 1 (0.90%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 76 (68.47%) Developer
2 14 (12.61%) C# Developer
2 14 (12.61%) Unity 3D Developer
3 10 (9.01%) 3D Developer
3 10 (9.01%) Games Developer
4 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Programmer
6 7 (6.31%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.60%) Animator
9 4 (3.60%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (3.60%) Objective-C Developer
10 3 (2.70%) 3D Modeller
10 3 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) Unreal Engine
3 7 (6.31%) OpenGL
4 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.50%) cocos2d
6 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.60%) Backbone.js
6 4 (3.60%) HTML
6 4 (3.60%) Meteor
6 4 (3.60%) Node.js
6 4 (3.60%) Sass
6 4 (3.60%) XML
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Flex
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) CSS3
7 3 (2.70%) Flash
7 3 (2.70%) HTML5
8 2 (1.80%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.80%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.80%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Augmented Reality
1 16 (14.41%) iPhone
2 14 (12.61%) User Experience
3 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.21%) Oculus Rift
4 8 (7.21%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.31%) Animation
6 6 (5.41%) Digital Media
7 5 (4.50%) Kinect
7 5 (4.50%) Mobile Games
8 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.60%) GPGPU
8 4 (3.60%) HTC Vive
9 3 (2.70%) FMCG
9 3 (2.70%) iPad
9 3 (2.70%) Online Games
9 3 (2.70%) Social Gaming
9 3 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Android
2 23 (20.72%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.01%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Game Development
2 17 (15.32%) iOS Development
3 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.91%) OO
6 10 (9.01%) Mobile Development
7 9 (8.11%) Android Development
7 9 (8.11%) Visual Effects
8 8 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (7.21%) Web Development
9 7 (6.31%) MVC
10 6 (5.41%) Prototyping
11 4 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.60%) OOD
11 4 (3.60%) OOP
11 4 (3.60%) Parallel Computing
12 3 (2.70%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (2.70%) Workflow
13 2 (1.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 76 (68.47%) C#
2 51 (45.95%) C++
3 15 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 12 (10.81%) ActionScript
4 12 (10.81%) Java
5 7 (6.31%) Apple Swift
5 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.41%) PHP
6 6 (5.41%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) Ruby
7 5 (4.50%) C
8 3 (2.70%) XAML
9 2 (1.80%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.80%) SQL
9 2 (1.80%) XPath
10 1 (0.90%) Lua
10 1 (0.90%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.90%) Degree
1 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Adobe
3 3 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) Facebook
4 1 (0.90%) Perforce
4 1 (0.90%) Samsung
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