The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 611 624
Rank change year-on-year +60 +13  
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 56 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.075% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 10
Median daily rate £288 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £32.50 £38.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -7.69% -21.21%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15051 15100 15398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10636 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 21 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 26 June 2017. 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 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 +55 56 £288 -23.33% 30
London -3 30 £313 -16.66% 15
North West +33 12 £225 - 3
South East +40 11 £263 -25.00% 4
Cheshire +31 8 - -
Warrington +27 8 - -
Reading - 6 £225 -
Berkshire - 6 £225 -
Manchester - 4 £225 - 3
East Sussex - 2 £225 -
South West +3 1 £325 -7.14% 4
City of London -4 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £338 -
Hove - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £300 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 74 (66.67%) C#
2 72 (64.86%) Games
3 56 (50.45%) C++
4 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (26.13%) Unreal Engine
6 21 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 20 (18.02%) Unity DI Container
7 20 (18.02%) Objective-C
7 20 (18.02%) TDD
8 17 (15.32%) Android
9 16 (14.41%) Degree
9 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.51%) .NET
10 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.51%) Apple iOS
11 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
11 14 (12.61%) Java
12 13 (11.71%) HTML
12 13 (11.71%) Functional Testing
13 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
14 11 (9.91%) Animation
14 11 (9.91%) MVC
14 11 (9.91%) BDD
15 10 (9.01%) C
15 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
16 9 (8.11%) JIRA
16 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
16 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
16 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
16 9 (8.11%) HTC Vive

Unity (Game Engine)
Co-occurring 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 8 (7.21%) Kinematics
2 6 (5.41%) Confluence
3 3 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Predix
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) 3ds Max
2 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.50%) Maya
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.80%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) GitHub
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.80%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
1 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.70%) Redis
2 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.90%) GIS
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.50%) Subversion
5 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 72 (64.86%) Games
2 7 (6.31%) Back Office
3 5 (4.50%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Polish Language
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.22%) C++ Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Games Developer
5 14 (12.61%) C++/C# Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Games Artist
8 7 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) C++ Games Developer
8 7 (6.31%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Programmer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Unity 3D Developer
9 6 (5.41%) 3D Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Android Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.50%) 3D Artist
10 5 (4.50%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) Unreal Engine
2 20 (18.02%) Unity DI Container
3 15 (13.51%) .NET
4 13 (11.71%) HTML
5 7 (6.31%) CSS
6 6 (5.41%) WebGL
7 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.50%) HTML5
7 5 (4.50%) Node.js
8 4 (3.60%) CGI
8 4 (3.60%) JSON
9 3 (2.70%) D3.js
9 3 (2.70%) jQuery
9 3 (2.70%) Leaflet
9 3 (2.70%) Marmalade SDK
9 3 (2.70%) OpenLayers
9 3 (2.70%) Polymer
9 3 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.70%) RESTful
9 3 (2.70%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Animation
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.11%) HTC Vive
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.31%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile Games
5 5 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.50%) Oculus Rift
6 4 (3.60%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (3.60%) Robotics
7 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.70%) User Experience
8 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.80%) FMCG
8 2 (1.80%) HoloLens
8 2 (1.80%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Android
2 15 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.70%) Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) Test Automation
3 20 (18.02%) TDD
4 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.71%) Functional Testing
7 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
8 11 (9.91%) BDD
8 11 (9.91%) MVC
9 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.21%) Integration Testing
10 8 (7.21%) Linear Algebra
11 6 (5.41%) Android Development
11 6 (5.41%) Game Development
11 6 (5.41%) Load Testing
11 6 (5.41%) Mobile Development
11 6 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (5.41%) OOP
12 5 (4.50%) Prototyping
12 5 (4.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) C#
2 56 (50.45%) C++
3 20 (18.02%) Objective-C
4 14 (12.61%) Java
5 10 (9.01%) C
6 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.31%) Python
8 6 (5.41%) ActionScript
9 5 (4.50%) Apple Swift
9 5 (4.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Go
11 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
1 2 (1.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
1 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) NVIDIA
2 5 (4.50%) Google
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.80%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.80%) Perforce
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.90%) Apple
5 1 (0.90%) Facebook
5 1 (0.90%) Kony
5 1 (0.90%) Samsung
5 1 (0.90%) Sencha
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