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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3D Graphics
Rank 578 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 8 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.027% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.084% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -16 4 £350 +14.28% 8
East of England - 2 - - 3
London -17 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
3D Graphics
UK

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (50.00%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) Games
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (31.25%) C
4 9 (28.13%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) OpenGL
7 6 (18.75%) Electronics
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) Doxygen
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) 3D Programming
8 5 (15.63%) Android
8 5 (15.63%) GLSL
8 5 (15.63%) Content Management
8 5 (15.63%) Android Development
9 4 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 3 (9.38%) CSS
10 3 (9.38%) Python
10 3 (9.38%) Adobe
10 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
10 3 (9.38%) Animation
10 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (9.38%) CINEMA 4D

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Doxygen
2 3 (9.38%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (6.25%) Simulink
4 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
General
1 12 (37.50%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Author
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Author
2 5 (15.63%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Motion Graphics Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Interface Designer
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) OpenGL
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (9.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) CSS3
6 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) Qt
7 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.13%) STL
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) Flash
7 1 (3.13%) SGML
7 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
1 3 (9.38%) Animation
1 3 (9.38%) Physics
1 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
1 3 (9.38%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) GPGPU
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
3 5 (15.63%) 3D Programming
3 5 (15.63%) Android Development
3 5 (15.63%) Content Management
3 5 (15.63%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) CAD
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (31.25%) C
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) GLSL
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe