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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 581 549 530
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -19
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 14 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.064% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate
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£238 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £343 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £483 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £153 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 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 19 December 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 -49 14 £238 -42.42% 17
South West -19 6 £225 - 4
London +6 3 £325 -21.21% 2
Surrey -4 1 £153 -
North West -11 1 £125 -
Manchester -11 1 £125 -
East of England -17 1 - - 6
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 1
South East -23 1 £153 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 £153 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Street - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wells - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Middlesex - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - - 6
Chessington - - - -
Crawley - - - -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (47.83%) Games
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 7 (30.43%) Game Development
4 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (30.43%) Subversion
4 7 (30.43%) C
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) OpenGL
5 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) DirectX
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (21.74%) Multicast
7 4 (17.39%) 3D Rendering
7 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
7 4 (17.39%) Time Management
7 4 (17.39%) User Experience
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.35%) Maya
3 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Graphics Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) UX Developer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) OpenGL
3 5 (21.74%) DirectX
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Flash
6 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (4.35%) MFC
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
3 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
4 3 (13.04%) Animation
5 2 (8.70%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Robotics
6 1 (4.35%) BBC
6 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
6 1 (4.35%) iDTV
6 1 (4.35%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Game Development
2 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) 3D Rendering
3 4 (17.39%) Time Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) CAD
5 2 (8.70%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Industrial Design
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Animation
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) C
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VC++
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Lua
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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