The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Printing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Printing 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 Printer
UK
Rank 595 - 619
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3D Printing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Printing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3D Printing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

3D Printing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3D Printing
Daily Rate Trend

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

3D Printing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3D Printing
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Printing 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 - 1 £250 - 3
London - 1 £250 -

3D Printing
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3D Printing 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 Printing.

1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) ZBrush
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Texturing
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Maya

3D Printing
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 1 (33.33%) Maya
1 1 (33.33%) ZBrush
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Artist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Artist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Texturing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree