The table below looks at the statistics for Maya skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maya over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk Maya
Rank 617 576 572
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing Maya 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.16% 0.075% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Average daily rate
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£250 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 - -

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
7575 6688 7029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.70% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3648 3617
Average daily rate £338 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 641 738
Average hourly rate £15.32 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £10.08 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

Maya
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Maya Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Maya
Daily Rate Trend

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

Maya Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Maya
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Maya Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Maya
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maya within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -21 12 £250 - 6
London +17 5 £275 - 5
South East -15 2 £188 -
North West - 2 £260 -
West Midlands - 2 £190 -
East of England - 1 £175 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £175 - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
South West - - - -

Maya
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Maya 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 Maya.

1 13 (56.52%) Games
2 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
3 7 (30.43%) Animation
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
5 4 (17.39%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (17.39%) Adobe
5 4 (17.39%) Flash
5 4 (17.39%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) Android
5 4 (17.39%) Social Gaming
5 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Game Development
5 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
6 3 (13.04%) Android Development
6 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
6 3 (13.04%) User Experience
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
6 3 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Autodesk
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Lua
6 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (8.70%) ZBrush

Maya
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Maya 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 Maya. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (17.39%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.70%) 3ds Max
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (8.70%) Houdini
5 2 (8.70%) ZBrush
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (4.35%) Mudbox
6 1 (4.35%) MotionBuilder
6 1 (4.35%) HumanIK
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (56.52%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Games Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Animator
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Games Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Flash
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) WebGL
3 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (4.35%) Havok
4 1 (4.35%) CryEngine
4 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.35%) DirectX
4 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (4.35%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Animation
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
2 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
2 4 (17.39%) Social Gaming
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Xbox
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Game Development
3 3 (13.04%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Lua
2 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Autodesk
3 2 (8.70%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Sony
4 1 (4.35%) Perforce