The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 581 532 554
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +22
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 12 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.071% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
Average daily rate
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£306 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.86%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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
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
Top 30 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 25 July 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
England -52 12 £306 +5.60% 20
South East -8 7 £306 -12.50% 4
London -16 5 - - 9
Surrey -4 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Woking - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Farnham - - - -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) Android
3 12 (37.50%) OpenGL
3 12 (37.50%) Games
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) C
6 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (21.88%) Electronics
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) OpenCL
9 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (15.63%) HLSL
10 5 (15.63%) GLSL
10 5 (15.63%) Motion Graphics
10 5 (15.63%) Marketing
10 5 (15.63%) Qt
10 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
10 5 (15.63%) PhD
10 5 (15.63%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
10 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (12.50%) HTML
11 4 (12.50%) CUDA
11 4 (12.50%) Direct3D
11 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (15.63%) Photoshop
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (9.38%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.13%) Maya
4 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) LLVM
General
1 12 (37.50%) Games
2 7 (21.88%) Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Designer
2 6 (18.75%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Games Designer
6 1 (3.13%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Games Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) OpenGL
2 6 (18.75%) OpenCL
2 6 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (15.63%) Qt
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) Direct3D
4 4 (12.50%) DirectCompute
4 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (6.25%) Flash
5 2 (6.25%) Renderscript
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) JavaFX
6 1 (3.13%) YAML
6 1 (3.13%) OAuth
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) SVG
6 1 (3.13%) DirectX
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (15.63%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
4 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) CUDA
5 3 (9.38%) RenderMan
5 3 (9.38%) GPGPU
6 2 (6.25%) Animation
6 2 (6.25%) Robotics
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Industrial Design
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) OOD
5 2 (6.25%) B2B
5 2 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) 3D Animation
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Game Development
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) 3D Programming
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C++
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C
4 5 (15.63%) GLSL
4 5 (15.63%) HLSL
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) VC++
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PhD
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Google
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