The table below looks at the statistics for 3ds Max skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3ds Max over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 608 644 640
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £255 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +5.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £255 £260
% change year-on-year
- -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -

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
5116 6191 7143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.32% 11.26% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3035 3596 4083
Median daily rate £358 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 575 751
Median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

3ds Max
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3ds Max as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 5 £300 +17.64% 9
London - 5 £300 - 4
Fife - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Dunfermline - 1 - -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max.

1 7 (53.85%) Photoshop
1 7 (53.85%) Animation
1 7 (53.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (38.46%) Games
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Maya
4 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
4 2 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Social Media
5 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
5 1 (7.69%) MAXScript
5 1 (7.69%) Military
5 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript

3ds Max
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 7 (53.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (23.08%) Maya
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.69%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Animator
2 4 (30.77%) 3D Animator
3 3 (23.08%) 3D Modeller
3 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) 2D Animator
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Artist
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Designer
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Max Designer
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Visualiser
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Multimedia Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Animation
2 2 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) HTC Vive
3 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (7.69%) Texturing
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.69%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
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