Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 781 834
Rank change year-on-year -2 +53 -31
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 66 95 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.098% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 25
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £213 £250 £271
90th Percentile £475 £475 £550
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
England median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +195.45% -69.23%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +195.45% -69.23%

Unity (Game Engine) is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30485 29636 30170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.41% 30.67% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21696 20704 20910
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 342 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Unity (Game Engine) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Unity (Game Engine) in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unity (Game Engine) in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unity (Game Engine) in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in England

Unity (Game Engine)
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -42 44 £350 - 11
North of England +67 16 £300 -14.29% 1
North West +28 15 - -
South West +9 3 - - 4
South East 0 2 £325 -7.14% 13
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Unity (Game Engine)
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 40 (60.61%) Games
2 39 (59.09%) C#
3 25 (37.88%) C++
4 14 (21.21%) .NET
5 13 (19.70%) Animation
6 12 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
6 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.67%) 3ds Max
7 11 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 11 (16.67%) Wireframes
8 10 (15.15%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) JIRA
8 10 (15.15%) Confluence
9 9 (13.64%) ZBrush
9 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
9 9 (13.64%) Photography
9 9 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 9 (13.64%) Visualisation
9 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Time Management
9 9 (13.64%) Android
9 9 (13.64%) Back Office
9 9 (13.64%) MVC
9 9 (13.64%) ActionScript
9 9 (13.64%) Adobe
9 9 (13.64%) Texturing
10 8 (12.12%) OO
11 6 (9.09%) Degree

Unity (Game Engine)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (15.15%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 11 (16.67%) 3ds Max
3 9 (13.64%) ZBrush
4 2 (3.03%) Maya
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.03%) Mocha
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (60.61%) Games
2 9 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Games Developer
3 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.61%) 3D Modeller
5 6 (9.09%) Unity 3D Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.06%) 3D Artist
8 3 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) 3D Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Games Artist
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Tester
9 2 (3.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.06%) Angular 2
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) HTML5
4 3 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.03%) Ajax
5 2 (3.03%) CSS3
5 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) Lucene
5 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.03%) OpenNLP
5 2 (3.03%) TensorFlow
5 2 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (3.03%) WebGL
5 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Animation
2 10 (15.15%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (13.64%) Photography
4 4 (6.06%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (6.06%) HTC Vive
4 4 (6.06%) Oculus Rift
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.52%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.52%) Robotics
7 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
1 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.64%) MVC
4 9 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 9 (13.64%) Texturing
4 9 (13.64%) Time Management
4 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 8 (12.12%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.06%) Linear Algebra
7 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.55%) Android Development
8 3 (4.55%) Game Development
8 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
8 3 (4.55%) Scrum
8 3 (4.55%) Web Development
8 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) C++
3 11 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 9 (13.64%) ActionScript
5 5 (7.58%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.55%) C
8 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.03%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Adobe
2 5 (7.58%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) NVIDIA
4 2 (3.03%) GoCardless
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) PayPal
4 2 (3.03%) Recurly
4 2 (3.03%) Sage
4 2 (3.03%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.52%) Apple