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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3D Printing over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3D Printer
Rank - 604 598
Contract jobs citing 3D Printing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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
16634 15945 15716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.16% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10734 9928 9465
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
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 647 666 675
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.51 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

3D Printing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3D Printing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

3D Printing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3D Printing
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 3D Printing 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 Printing.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing Engineering

3D Printing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 3D Printing 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 Printing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree