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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
Rank 524 592 601
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +9
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 57 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.051% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 8
Median daily rate £323 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £253 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £284
% change year-on-year
- +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.92%

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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
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 £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +66 55 £325 +8.33% 22
London +41 43 £348 -30.50% 6
South East +13 4 £320 -1.53%
East Sussex +9 4 £320 -
Brighton - 4 £320 -
East Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
City of London - 2 £319 -
Skipton - 2 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
North West +23 1 £350 +16.66% 3
Manchester +14 1 £350 +16.66% 3
South West +13 1 - - 5
Bristol +1 1 - - 4
Hinckley - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 87 (76.99%) Games
2 78 (69.03%) C#
3 50 (44.25%) C++
4 26 (23.01%) .NET
5 25 (22.12%) Game Development
6 23 (20.35%) Android
7 18 (15.93%) Unit Testing
8 17 (15.04%) Objective-C
9 16 (14.16%) Java
9 16 (14.16%) JIRA
9 16 (14.16%) iPhone
10 15 (13.27%) Apple iOS
10 15 (13.27%) Unreal Engine
11 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.50%) ActionScript
12 13 (11.50%) iOS Development
13 11 (9.73%) User Experience
13 11 (9.73%) Android Development
13 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
13 11 (9.73%) Confluence
13 11 (9.73%) 3ds Max
13 11 (9.73%) MVC
13 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (8.85%) Augmented Reality
15 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
15 9 (7.96%) Animation
16 8 (7.08%) Mobile Games
16 8 (7.08%) Windows
16 8 (7.08%) OO
16 8 (7.08%) Mobile Development

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 11 (9.73%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) 3ds Max
2 6 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.31%) SketchUp
3 4 (3.54%) Maya
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.88%) InVision
4 1 (0.88%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.31%) GitHub
2 5 (4.42%) Trello
3 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.77%) iTunes
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Google Play
5 1 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) JIRA
2 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) Xcode
6 2 (1.77%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.88%) git-flow
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Protractor
7 1 (0.88%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 87 (76.99%) Games
2 7 (6.19%) Back Office
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Polish Language
4 4 (3.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (69.03%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Games Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Unity 3D Developer
4 11 (9.73%) 3D Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Programmer
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.42%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.42%) C++ Programmer
7 5 (4.42%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Designer
7 5 (4.42%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (4.42%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.54%) Animator
9 3 (2.65%) 3D Animator
9 3 (2.65%) 3D Modeller
9 3 (2.65%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.01%) .NET
2 15 (13.27%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (4.42%) cocos2d
4 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.65%) V-Ray
6 2 (1.77%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.77%) CGI
6 2 (1.77%) CryEngine
6 2 (1.77%) CSS
6 2 (1.77%) DirectX
6 2 (1.77%) Django
6 2 (1.77%) Flash
6 2 (1.77%) iOS SDK
6 2 (1.77%) JSON
6 2 (1.77%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.88%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.88%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (0.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) iPhone
2 11 (9.73%) User Experience
3 10 (8.85%) Augmented Reality
4 9 (7.96%) Animation
5 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.08%) Mobile Games
6 6 (5.31%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (5.31%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.42%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.42%) FMCG
7 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.42%) Xbox
8 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.54%) HTC Vive
8 4 (3.54%) Kinect
8 4 (3.54%) Online Games
9 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.65%) iPad
9 3 (2.65%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Android
2 15 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.08%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Game Development
2 18 (15.93%) Unit Testing
3 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
4 13 (11.50%) iOS Development
5 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.73%) Android Development
5 11 (9.73%) MVC
6 8 (7.08%) Mobile Development
6 8 (7.08%) OO
7 7 (6.19%) Web Development
8 6 (5.31%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (5.31%) Prototyping
8 6 (5.31%) Visual Effects
9 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.54%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (3.54%) OOD
11 3 (2.65%) Front End Development
12 2 (1.77%) 3D Animation
12 2 (1.77%) Scrum
12 2 (1.77%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.03%) C#
2 50 (44.25%) C++
3 17 (15.04%) Objective-C
4 16 (14.16%) Java
5 13 (11.50%) ActionScript
6 7 (6.19%) Python
6 7 (6.19%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) C
7 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.65%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) XAML
9 1 (0.88%) Lua
9 1 (0.88%) MAXScript
9 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) Adobe
2 3 (2.65%) Autodesk
2 3 (2.65%) Google
3 2 (1.77%) Perforce
3 2 (1.77%) Samsung
4 1 (0.88%) Apple
4 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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