The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3D Graphics
Rank 619 607 577
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 11 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.049% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£315 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £400 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £38.50 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £34.10 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18729 18236 17476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.26% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 10964 10579
Average daily rate £425 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 756 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3D Graphics
Daily Rate Trend

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

3D Graphics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3D Graphics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

3D Graphics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3D Graphics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

3D Graphics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3D Graphics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

3D Graphics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

3D Graphics
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
England -9 10 £315 -21.25% 19
London -4 6 £258 - 4
South East -13 3 £350 -12.50% 3
Southampton - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £350 -
East of England - 1 - - 8
Berkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (45.83%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Games
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) Electronics
5 6 (25.00%) C
5 6 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Content Management
6 5 (20.83%) Doxygen
6 5 (20.83%) 3D Programming
7 4 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 3 (12.50%) Adobe
8 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
8 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Animation
8 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Android Development
8 3 (12.50%) GLSL
8 3 (12.50%) Android

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (20.83%) Doxygen
2 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (8.33%) Simulink
5 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.17%) Vectorworks
5 1 (4.17%) Solid Edge
5 1 (4.17%) SketchUp
5 1 (4.17%) Blender
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
General
1 9 (37.50%) Games
2 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Author
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Author
1 5 (20.83%) Designer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Motion Graphics Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) WebGL
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (4.17%) V-Ray
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) SGML
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) WPF
6 1 (4.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (12.50%) Animation
2 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) Biology
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Content Management
2 5 (20.83%) 3D Programming
3 4 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Rendering
5 2 (8.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Discovery
6 1 (4.17%) People Management
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (4.17%) CAD
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) GLSL
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Motorola
3 1 (4.17%) Nokia
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) VMware