Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 778 846
Rank change year-on-year -49 +68 -20
Contract jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 69 108 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 27
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £213 £250 £273
90th Percentile £475 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +19.64% +16.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +195.45% -69.23%
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 8 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 6 months to 24 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
England -41 67 £350 - 50
London -43 41 £350 - 25
UK excluding London +27 25 £419 +19.64% 27
North of England +63 14 £300 -14.29%
North West +34 13 - -
South East +4 8 £513 +46.43% 11
South West -5 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 42 (60.87%) Games
2 37 (53.62%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) C++
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Visualisation
5 12 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
5 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.39%) Animation
5 12 (17.39%) Photoshop
6 11 (15.94%) .NET
6 11 (15.94%) Wireframes
7 10 (14.49%) 3ds Max
7 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
7 10 (14.49%) Adobe
7 10 (14.49%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 9 (13.04%) Photography
8 9 (13.04%) Degree
8 9 (13.04%) JIRA
8 9 (13.04%) ZBrush
8 9 (13.04%) Confluence
8 9 (13.04%) Time Management
8 9 (13.04%) Android
8 9 (13.04%) Machine Learning
8 9 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
8 9 (13.04%) Texturing
9 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
9 8 (11.59%) Back Office
9 8 (11.59%) MVC
9 8 (11.59%) ActionScript

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 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.90%) Kinematics
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 10 (14.49%) 3ds Max
3 9 (13.04%) ZBrush
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Mocha
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (60.87%) Games
2 8 (11.59%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Games Developer
3 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.14%) 3D Modeller
5 6 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.70%) Unity 3D Developer
6 4 (5.80%) 3D Artist
6 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Games Artist
8 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (8.70%) D3.js
3 6 (8.70%) NumPy
3 6 (8.70%) Pandas
4 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.25%) Matplotlib
5 4 (5.80%) Angular 2
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.35%) HTML5
6 3 (4.35%) MEAN Stack
6 3 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.90%) CSS3
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) OpenNLP
7 2 (2.90%) TensorFlow
7 2 (2.90%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (2.90%) WebGL
7 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Animation
2 10 (14.49%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (13.04%) Photography
4 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.80%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (5.80%) HTC Vive
6 4 (5.80%) Oculus Rift
6 4 (5.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.90%) iPhone
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.45%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Android
2 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (20.29%) Visualisation
2 12 (17.39%) 3D Modelling
2 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.94%) Wireframes
4 9 (13.04%) Machine Learning
4 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 9 (13.04%) Texturing
4 9 (13.04%) Time Management
5 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
5 8 (11.59%) MVC
5 8 (11.59%) OO
5 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Sentiment Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Analytics
7 6 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (8.70%) Open Source
7 6 (8.70%) Predictive Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) C#
2 22 (31.88%) C++
3 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
4 8 (11.59%) ActionScript
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) R
6 4 (5.80%) Java
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Adobe
2 6 (8.70%) Tableau
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) GoCardless
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) NVIDIA
5 2 (2.90%) PayPal
5 2 (2.90%) Recurly
5 2 (2.90%) Sage
5 2 (2.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.45%) Apple