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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 617 615 582
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.014% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
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
6876 7213 6677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 12.97% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 4045 3640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 708 656
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

3ds Max Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 6 £250 - 1
London +20 3 £250 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £124 -
Scotland - 2 £124 -
North West - 2 £275 -
Paisley - 2 £124 -
Manchester - 2 £275 -
Surrey - 1 £200 -
South East - 1 £200 -
City of London - 1 £251 -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 11 (50.00%) Games
2 10 (45.45%) Maya
2 10 (45.45%) Adobe
3 9 (40.91%) Game Development
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Advertising
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (13.64%) ZBrush
6 3 (13.64%) Xbox
6 3 (13.64%) Animation
6 3 (13.64%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (13.64%) CAD
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) Acrobat
7 2 (9.09%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (9.09%) FreeHand
7 2 (9.09%) AutoCAD
7 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (9.09%) Flash
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Photography
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Visualisation

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (45.45%) Maya
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (13.64%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (13.64%) ZBrush
5 2 (9.09%) Acrobat
5 2 (9.09%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (9.09%) FreeHand
5 2 (9.09%) AutoCAD
5 2 (9.09%) MODO
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (22.73%) Advertising
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Animator
3 2 (9.09%) Creative Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Creative Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Print Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Animator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (4.55%) V-Ray
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Animation
1 3 (13.64%) Xbox
2 2 (9.09%) New Media
2 2 (9.09%) Photography
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Game Development
2 3 (13.64%) CAD
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Test Management
3 2 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Autodesk