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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3D Graphics
Rank 614 572 558
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 9 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate £500 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -29.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average 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
16353 15933 15959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.27% 31.15% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10543 9918 9611
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 668 680
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.58 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 9 £500 +53.84% 24
London -3 6 £500 +42.85% 4
East Midlands -4 2 £300 - 1
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £300 - 1
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Derby - 1 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £300 - 1

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) User Experience
5 5 (23.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (23.81%) Sass
5 5 (23.81%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) OpenGL
6 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 4 (19.05%) Games
6 4 (19.05%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
7 3 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Android Development
7 3 (14.29%) Multicast
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) GIS
7 3 (14.29%) Military

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (9.52%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) Blender
3 1 (4.76%) SketchUp
3 1 (4.76%) Solid Edge
3 1 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.76%) Vectorworks
3 1 (4.76%) ZBrush
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (4.76%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Military
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3D Designer
5 2 (9.52%) 3D Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Android Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unity 3D Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Artist
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Max Designer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graphic Artist
6 1 (4.76%) Industrial Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) HTML5
1 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) Sass
3 4 (19.05%) OpenGL
4 3 (14.29%) DirectX
4 3 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 3 (14.29%) WPF
5 2 (9.52%) Django
5 2 (9.52%) OpenCL
5 2 (9.52%) Polymer
5 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (9.52%) Web Components
5 2 (9.52%) WebGL
6 1 (4.76%) MFC
6 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Augmented Reality
1 5 (23.81%) Digital Media
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (9.52%) Animation
3 2 (9.52%) Biology
3 2 (9.52%) Chemistry
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Physics
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) CUDA
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) Robotics
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
2 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Android Development
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Discovery
4 2 (9.52%) Microscopy
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) CAD
5 1 (4.76%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) C
5 2 (9.52%) GLSL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Motorola
2 1 (4.76%) Nokia