The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 570 544 561
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 10 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £263
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16134 15314 16339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.82% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10047 9678 9683
Average daily rate £420 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 590 808
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in England

3D Graphics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3D Graphics across the England region.

3D Graphics Daily Rate Trend in England

3D Graphics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics across the England region.

3D Graphics Hourly Rate Trend in England

3D Graphics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 4 - - 2
South West - 3 - - 2
London +3 2 £238 -31.15% 6
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 5
3D Graphics
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3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3D Graphics.

1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Games
3 11 (47.83%) C
4 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
4 8 (34.78%) Android
4 8 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (30.43%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Game Development
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Animation
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) DirectX
9 3 (13.04%) Electronics
9 3 (13.04%) Multicast
9 3 (13.04%) OpenCL
9 3 (13.04%) DirectCompute
9 3 (13.04%) Android Development
9 3 (13.04%) CUDA
10 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3D Graphics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (8.70%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Multicast
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (52.17%) Games
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Development Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Games Designer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Games Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Games Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
1 8 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (17.39%) DirectX
3 3 (13.04%) OpenCL
3 3 (13.04%) DirectCompute
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) SVG
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) MFC
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) YAML
5 1 (4.35%) OAuth
5 1 (4.35%) Qt
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) OAuth2
5 1 (4.35%) Renderscript
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Animation
3 3 (13.04%) CUDA
4 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (8.70%) Robotics
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) PMI
5 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (4.35%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Game Development
3 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) 3D Animation
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Industrial Design
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) C
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) VC++
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Perforce
1 1 (4.35%) Google
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