Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Unreal Engine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unreal Engine over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Unreal Engine
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 835 862
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing Unreal Engine 23 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.090% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 17
UK median daily rate £513 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.83% -30.23% +59.26%
10th Percentile £123 £210 £223
90th Percentile £548 £400 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £300 £430
% change year-on-year +70.83% -30.23% +59.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Unreal 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 31,949 29,911 30,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 30.97% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,804 20,652 21,178
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 335 562
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.73 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.31 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.67% +8.70%

Unreal Engine
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Unreal Engine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Unreal Engine in the UK

Unreal Engine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unreal Engine.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unreal Engine in the UK

Unreal Engine
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unreal Engine over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unreal Engine in the UK

Unreal Engine
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unreal Engine in the UK

Unreal Engine
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unreal Engine within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -16 22 £516 +72.08% 21
UK excluding London +11 19 £513 +70.83% 15
South East -6 16 £523 - 5
Midlands +4 3 £140 -20.00% 2
London -47 3 £550 +69.23% 6
East Midlands +2 2 £133 -24.29% 1
West Midlands - 1 £150 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unreal 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 Unreal Engine.

1 19 (82.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (73.91%) Games
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Python
4 12 (52.17%) Data Mining
4 12 (52.17%) Trend Analysis
4 12 (52.17%) Tableau
4 12 (52.17%) Machine Learning
4 12 (52.17%) D3.js
4 12 (52.17%) Data Cleansing
4 12 (52.17%) Predictive Analysis
4 12 (52.17%) Sentiment Analysis
5 11 (47.83%) Jupyter
5 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
5 11 (47.83%) NumPy
5 11 (47.83%) Analytics
5 11 (47.83%) R
5 11 (47.83%) Pandas
6 10 (43.48%) Matplotlib
6 10 (43.48%) Quantitative Analysis
7 9 (39.13%) Statistics
7 9 (39.13%) Open Source
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) C++
7 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (34.78%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
8 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Mathematics

Unreal 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 11 (47.83%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (73.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Data Scientist
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Games Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (52.17%) D3.js
3 11 (47.83%) NumPy
3 11 (47.83%) Pandas
4 10 (43.48%) Matplotlib
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) CGI
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
6 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
4 3 (13.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Data Cleansing
2 12 (52.17%) Machine Learning
2 12 (52.17%) Predictive Analysis
2 12 (52.17%) Sentiment Analysis
2 12 (52.17%) Trend Analysis
3 11 (47.83%) Analytics
3 11 (47.83%) Visualisation
4 10 (43.48%) Quantitative Analysis
5 9 (39.13%) Open Source
5 9 (39.13%) Statistics
6 8 (34.78%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
6 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
6 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Data Management
7 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
7 4 (17.39%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (13.04%) Game Development
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) R
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Tableau
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft