The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 233 234 243
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.71%
3D Graphics
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2057 1756 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.43% 19.77% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 914 903
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 120 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3D Graphics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3D Graphics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3D Graphics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

3D Graphics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3D Graphics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Surrey +2 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
3D Graphics
England

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (20.00%) OpenCL
5 2 (20.00%) DirectCompute
5 2 (20.00%) 3D Animation
5 2 (20.00%) CUDA
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Animation
5 2 (20.00%) Robotics
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) VC++
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Graphic Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Designer
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (20.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (20.00%) DirectCompute
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) Animation
1 2 (20.00%) Robotics
1 2 (20.00%) CUDA
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) 3D Animation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Industrial Design
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree