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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 610 579 598
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category 0.040% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £290 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £290 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £195
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7493 6530 7436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.56% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3557 3882
Average daily rate £340 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 639 772
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 23 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 18 September 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 -32 3 £295 +1.72% 7
London -4 2 £290 - 4
City of London +24 1 £290 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

3ds Max
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (54.55%) V-Ray
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (45.45%) Animation
4 3 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (9.09%) Maya
6 1 (9.09%) CAD
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Photography
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Revit
6 1 (9.09%) MicroStation
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (9.09%) Maya
5 1 (9.09%) Revit
5 1 (9.09%) MicroStation
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) 3D Visualiser
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) V-Ray
2 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) CAD
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
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