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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 599 572 565
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 24 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.041% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Average daily rate £300 £346 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% +23.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £214 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £373 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £346 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -
UK excluding London average 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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 26 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 24 £300 -13.35% 15
London -5 6 £363 +7.40% 3
South East +8 4 £325 -13.33%
North West -7 4 £300 -
Manchester -12 4 £300 -
West Midlands -15 3 £275 - 7
East of England - 3 - - 2
Suffolk - 3 - - 2
Derby - 3 £275 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £275 - 3
Berkshire +11 2 £325 -
Birmingham -2 2 £250 - 3
East Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Slough +9 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
South West -4 1 £325 +44.44%
North East - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Oldham - 1 £225 -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (63.83%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) Games
3 16 (34.04%) Android
3 16 (34.04%) Apple iOS
4 15 (31.91%) C++
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 14 (29.79%) iOS Development
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) Android Development
9 9 (19.15%) Objective-C
9 9 (19.15%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) Game Development
10 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
11 7 (14.89%) Augmented Reality
11 7 (14.89%) Apple Swift
12 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.77%) HTML5
13 5 (10.64%) iPad
13 5 (10.64%) iPhone
13 5 (10.64%) .NET
13 5 (10.64%) OpenGL
13 5 (10.64%) OO
14 4 (8.51%) Flash
14 4 (8.51%) ActionScript
14 4 (8.51%) SQL
14 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
14 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (8.51%) Ruby
14 4 (8.51%) Xcode

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.38%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) concrete5
2 2 (4.26%) Drupal
2 2 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (4.26%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) 3ds Max
1 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.26%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.26%) GIMP
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.13%) Maya
3 1 (2.13%) Mudbox
3 1 (2.13%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.51%) Xcode
2 2 (4.26%) CocoaPods
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) Grunt
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 28 (59.57%) Games
2 4 (8.51%) Interactive Media
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Unity 3D Developer
3 12 (25.53%) 3D Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Games Developer
4 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.02%) iOS Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) Android Developer
8 4 (8.51%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Facebook Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Games Programmer
9 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
9 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Junior
9 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) HTML5
4 5 (10.64%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) OpenGL
5 4 (8.51%) CSS3
5 4 (8.51%) Flash
6 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (4.26%) D3.js
6 2 (4.26%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.26%) GreenSock GSAP
6 2 (4.26%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) JSP
6 2 (4.26%) Laravel
6 2 (4.26%) Marmalade SDK
6 2 (4.26%) MooTools
6 2 (4.26%) PhoneGap
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.89%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (10.64%) iPad
3 5 (10.64%) iPhone
4 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.51%) GPGPU
4 4 (8.51%) User Experience
5 3 (6.38%) Oculus Rift
5 3 (6.38%) Social Media
6 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.13%) Animation
7 1 (2.13%) Apple TV
7 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.13%) Online Games
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Android
1 16 (34.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) iOS Development
2 10 (21.28%) Android Development
3 8 (17.02%) Game Development
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.64%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Parallel Computing
7 3 (6.38%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (6.38%) OOP
7 3 (6.38%) SEO
7 3 (6.38%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.26%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
9 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.13%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) Objective-C
5 7 (14.89%) Apple Swift
6 4 (8.51%) ActionScript
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Facebook
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) Apple
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin