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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 607 581 580
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 23 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
- +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 -

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 13 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 3 September 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 -27 17 £300 -7.69% 12
London -9 7 £400 +14.28% 5
North West -27 6 £300 -
Manchester - 5 £300 -
Scotland -5 4 £375 +50.00% 3
South West -7 3 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 £375 - 3
City of London +12 2 - - 3
Salford - 2 £290 -
West Midlands +7 1 £180 -25.00% 4
Fife - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £180 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (65.96%) Games
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) C++
4 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
4 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) iOS Development
7 7 (14.89%) Android
8 6 (12.77%) OOP
8 6 (12.77%) User Experience
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (10.64%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
9 5 (10.64%) CSS
9 5 (10.64%) Java
9 5 (10.64%) ActionScript
9 5 (10.64%) .NET
9 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) Animation
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Flash
10 4 (8.51%) OpenGL
10 4 (8.51%) Android Development
10 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
10 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
10 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
11 3 (6.38%) ActionScript 3.0

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (4.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) Xcode
4 2 (4.26%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 31 (65.96%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Programmer
3 7 (14.89%) Games Programmer
4 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Games Developer
5 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.26%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.13%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML5
2 5 (10.64%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (8.51%) Flash
3 4 (8.51%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.26%) WebGL
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) LINQ
4 2 (4.26%) Qt
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (4.26%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.13%) Django
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) UIKit
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Animation
4 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Games
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.26%) Physics
6 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Online Games
7 1 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.89%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) iOS Development
3 6 (12.77%) OOP
4 5 (10.64%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Android Development
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.26%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Coaching
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) Game Development
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.13%) 3D Modelling
8 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) ActionScript
5 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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