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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 607 618 590
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 41 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.031% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.43%
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
15340 15170 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 27.51% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10819 10144 9789
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 210 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 16 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 27 June 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 +17 36 £375 +15.38% 13
London +20 28 £375 +7.14% 5
Scotland - 5 £275 -
Glasgow - 4 £275 -
South West +4 3 £350 - 1
Bath - 3 £350 -
Somerset - 3 £350 - 1
North West -10 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
City of London +34 1 - - 1
South East +2 1 £350 +55.55% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (62.30%) C#
2 36 (59.02%) Games
3 26 (42.62%) C++
4 18 (29.51%) Apple iOS
5 16 (26.23%) .NET
6 14 (22.95%) Android
7 11 (18.03%) Augmented Reality
7 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
8 10 (16.39%) Web Development
9 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
9 8 (13.11%) Oculus Rift
9 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
10 7 (11.48%) Digital Media
10 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
10 7 (11.48%) Java
10 7 (11.48%) ActionScript
10 7 (11.48%) OO
10 7 (11.48%) Flash
11 6 (9.84%) OpenGL
11 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.84%) GPGPU
11 6 (9.84%) Parallel Computing
11 6 (9.84%) Apple Swift
11 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.20%) HTML5

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 1 (1.64%) CMS
1 1 (1.64%) Confluence
1 1 (1.64%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (1.64%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.64%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) gulp
4 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.56%) JIRA
5 3 (4.92%) Mocha
5 3 (4.92%) QUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Bower
6 1 (1.64%) git-flow
6 1 (1.64%) Grunt
6 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.64%) Protractor
6 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 36 (59.02%) Games
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) C# Developer
3 14 (22.95%) 3D Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Unity 3D Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Applications Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Objective-C Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Games Developer
7 6 (9.84%) iOS Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C++ Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Programmer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) C++ Games Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) Flash
3 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.84%) OpenGL
4 5 (8.20%) HTML
4 5 (8.20%) HTML5
4 5 (8.20%) WebGL
5 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
5 4 (6.56%) Three.js
5 4 (6.56%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (6.56%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (6.56%) WPF
5 4 (6.56%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) CSS
6 3 (4.92%) Robotlegs
7 2 (3.28%) CSS3
7 2 (3.28%) JSON
7 2 (3.28%) Polymer
7 2 (3.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Augmented Reality
2 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.11%) Oculus Rift
3 7 (11.48%) Digital Media
4 6 (9.84%) GPGPU
5 5 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Social Gaming
6 3 (4.92%) Social Media
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Games
7 2 (3.28%) Online Games
8 1 (1.64%) Animation
8 1 (1.64%) Blog
8 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.64%) iPhone
8 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.64%) Robotics
8 1 (1.64%) User Experience
8 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Apple iOS
2 14 (22.95%) Android
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Web Development
2 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
3 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.48%) OO
4 6 (9.84%) Parallel Computing
4 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.20%) OOP
5 5 (8.20%) Prototyping
5 5 (8.20%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (6.56%) Use Case
7 3 (4.92%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.92%) Game Development
7 3 (4.92%) MVVM
8 2 (3.28%) Android Development
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) C#
2 26 (42.62%) C++
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.48%) ActionScript
5 7 (11.48%) Java
6 6 (9.84%) Apple Swift
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.92%) C
10 2 (3.28%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) XPath
11 1 (1.64%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.64%) Python
11 1 (1.64%) SQL
11 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe
2 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
2 1 (1.64%) Facebook
2 1 (1.64%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
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