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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 606 613 609
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 35 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 4
Median daily rate £320 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £294 £331
% change year-on-year
- -11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-21.21% -

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
14889 14604 14477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.95% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10557 9592 9635
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 174
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 May 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 15 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 25 May 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 -8 31 £350 +3.70% 23
London +8 20 £375 +7.14% 11
North West - 5 £313 - 5
Cheshire - 5 £313 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £275 -
Scotland - 4 £275 -
South West -5 3 £350 - 1
Somerset - 3 £350 -
Bath - 3 £350 -
Warrington - 2 - -
City of London +43 1 - -
Brighton +2 1 - -
East Sussex +1 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
South East -13 1 - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 45 (72.58%) C#
2 39 (62.90%) Games
3 23 (37.10%) C++
4 18 (29.03%) .NET
5 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
6 14 (22.58%) Apple iOS
7 13 (20.97%) Android
8 10 (16.13%) HTML
8 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.52%) iOS Development
9 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.52%) Web Development
10 8 (12.90%) QA
10 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
10 8 (12.90%) Java
10 8 (12.90%) ActionScript
10 8 (12.90%) Flash
11 7 (11.29%) OOP
11 7 (11.29%) OO
11 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (11.29%) Augmented Reality
11 7 (11.29%) HTML5
11 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
12 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
12 6 (9.68%) Android Development
12 6 (9.68%) Oculus Rift
12 6 (9.68%) CSS
12 6 (9.68%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.68%) Ruby

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 3 (4.84%) CMS
1 3 (4.84%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.23%) concrete5
2 2 (3.23%) Drupal
2 2 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) 3ds Max
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) GIMP
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) Big Data
2 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
4 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.45%) gulp
5 3 (4.84%) Mocha
5 3 (4.84%) QUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Grunt
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.61%) Bower
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 39 (62.90%) Games
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Unity 3D Developer
4 16 (25.81%) 3D Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Games Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Programmer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Facebook Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Games Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.84%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.84%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) Flash
4 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.29%) HTML5
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.45%) CSS3
7 4 (6.45%) Three.js
7 4 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (6.45%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (6.45%) WebGL
7 4 (6.45%) WPF
8 3 (4.84%) OpenGL
8 3 (4.84%) Robotlegs
9 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.23%) JSON
9 2 (3.23%) JSP
9 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (9.68%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (9.68%) Oculus Rift
3 5 (8.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 3 (4.84%) iPhone
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Social Gaming
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) GPGPU
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) Blog
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 13 (20.97%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) iOS Development
1 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
1 9 (14.52%) Web Development
2 7 (11.29%) OO
2 7 (11.29%) OOP
3 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) Android Development
4 5 (8.06%) Game Development
4 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (6.45%) Use Case
6 3 (4.84%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (4.84%) MVVM
6 3 (4.84%) SEO
6 3 (4.84%) Social Media Marketing
7 2 (3.23%) Load Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 23 (37.10%) C++
3 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) ActionScript
4 8 (12.90%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.68%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.84%) C
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Facebook
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (1.61%) Apple
3 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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