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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3D Graphics
UK
Rank 587 619 608
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.064% 0.032% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Median daily rate £325 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £500 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.20

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
14008 15787 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.89% 30.86% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8998 10203 9585
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 569 636
Median hourly rate £19.05 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3D Graphics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 9 £325 -35.00% 8
London +10 6 £270 -46.00% 4
South East - 3 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £350 -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 3D Graphics.

1 10 (52.63%) Games
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Android
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) WebGL
3 7 (36.84%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (31.58%) Android Development
4 6 (31.58%) ES6
4 6 (31.58%) Pixi.js
4 6 (31.58%) React
4 6 (31.58%) React Native
4 6 (31.58%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) 3D Programming
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Game Development
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) 3ds Max
6 4 (21.05%) OpenGL
6 4 (21.05%) DirectX
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) V-Ray
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) 3ds Max
2 1 (5.26%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 10 (52.63%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) 3D Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Games Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graphics Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Android Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Games Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Creative Technologist
6 1 (5.26%) Motion Graphics Artist
6 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Graphics Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Unreal Engine
1 7 (36.84%) WebGL
2 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
2 6 (31.58%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (31.58%) Pixi.js
2 6 (31.58%) React
2 6 (31.58%) React Native
3 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (21.05%) DirectX
4 4 (21.05%) OpenGL
5 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) V-Ray
6 2 (10.53%) CryEngine
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Animation
2 2 (10.53%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) 3D Programming
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Android Development
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) BDD
2 4 (21.05%) Game Development
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
3 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Effects
4 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.26%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) ES6
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Lua
6 1 (5.26%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.26%) Samsung