The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
England / North West
Rank - 154 153
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% -26.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50

Unity (Game Engine) is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 811 1020 841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.41% 26.58% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 680 513
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.26 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Unity (Game Engine) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
1 1 (50.00%) Python