The table below looks at the statistics for 3ds Max skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3ds Max over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 609 591 576
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.18% 0.16% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £163 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5602 6062 6456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.89% 11.97% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3453 3401
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 573 631
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

3ds Max
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

3ds Max Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3ds Max
Daily Rate Trend

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

3ds Max Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3ds Max
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK.

3ds Max Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3ds Max
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
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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 +2 10 £163 -26.13% 2
South East +4 4 - -
London -7 3 £150 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -14 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £175 -
North West - 1 £175 -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max.

1 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
2 6 (37.50%) Adobe
3 5 (31.25%) Acrobat
3 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (25.00%) AutoCAD
4 4 (25.00%) Flash
5 3 (18.75%) Texturing
5 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Maya
5 3 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Zend
6 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (12.50%) Drupal
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (12.50%) MooTools

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) concrete5
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (12.50%) Joomla!
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (31.25%) Acrobat
2 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (25.00%) AutoCAD
4 3 (18.75%) Maya
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (12.50%) FreeHand
5 2 (12.50%) GIMP
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (6.25%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (6.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Designer
2 6 (37.50%) 3D Designer
3 4 (25.00%) 3D Max Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (12.50%) 3D Modeller
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) 3D Artist
6 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) CAD Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Graphic Artist
6 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Motion Graphics Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Flash
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) D3.js
3 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 2 (12.50%) GreenSock GSAP
3 2 (12.50%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Laravel
3 2 (12.50%) Marmalade SDK
3 2 (12.50%) MooTools
3 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (12.50%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) New Media
2 2 (12.50%) Photography
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) Texturing
2 2 (12.50%) Android Development
2 2 (12.50%) CAD
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Iconography
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) MAXScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (6.25%) Autodesk
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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