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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 645 663 642
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.070% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £250 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
5707 6551 7540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 11.30% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3390 3871 4151
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 643 743
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £15.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 8 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 25 September 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 +23 3 - - 2
London +2 2 - - 2
Scotland +19 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
4 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (21.43%) Games
4 3 (21.43%) Maya
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Flash
4 3 (21.43%) Autodesk
4 3 (21.43%) Military
4 3 (21.43%) Animation
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
5 2 (14.29%) Texturing
5 2 (14.29%) ZBrush
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media
6 1 (7.14%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) MAXScript

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 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (21.43%) Maya
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) ZBrush
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
1 3 (21.43%) Military
1 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Multimedia Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 3D Artist
3 2 (14.29%) Animator
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) 2D Animator
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Animator
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Designer
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Max Designer
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Modeller
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Visualiser
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Flash
1 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (21.43%) Animation
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Texturing
2 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Autodesk