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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 580 566 529
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -37
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 29 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £331 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - £22.50

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
15064 15068 12977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.61% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9784 9859 8111
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 216 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 25 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 5 May 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 -12 28 £338 -6.89% 19
London +24 15 £344 -14.06% 7
South East -28 7 £338 +12.50% 3
City of London +15 4 £350 -
Reigate - 3 £338 -
Surrey - 3 £338 - 1
South West +6 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £375 - 1
Brentford - 2 £310 - 1
Hampshire -12 1 £225 -
East Sussex -13 1 £75 -
Brighton -13 1 £75 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £225 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (70.83%) Games
2 28 (58.33%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Android
4 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.67%) C++
6 8 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) CSS
7 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 6 (12.50%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) MySQL
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (10.42%) Mobile Games
9 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
9 5 (10.42%) User Experience
10 4 (8.33%) Android Development
10 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (8.33%) HTML5
10 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
11 3 (6.25%) OpenGL
11 3 (6.25%) DirectX
11 3 (6.25%) QA
11 3 (6.25%) WPF
11 3 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (6.25%) Animation

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Xcode
3 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
General
1 34 (70.83%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Programmer
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Games Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Graphics Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Games Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Graduate
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (14.58%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 3 (6.25%) DirectX
5 3 (6.25%) WPF
5 3 (6.25%) Qt
5 3 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (6.25%) CSS3
5 3 (6.25%) WebGL
5 3 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (4.17%) iOS SDK
6 2 (4.17%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile Games
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.25%) Animation
4 3 (6.25%) Open Source
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.25%) Kinect
5 1 (2.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Android
2 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.33%) Android Development
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 3 (6.25%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) Game Development
5 3 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Functional Programming
6 2 (4.17%) MVVM
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) OO
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (2.08%) OOP
7 1 (2.08%) CAD
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) C#
2 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) Scala
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Google
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