The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 3ds Max skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3ds Max over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 617 595
Rank change year-on-year +42 -22  
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £238
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -

3ds Max is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3680 4435 5499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.66% 9.10% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 2693 3131
Median daily rate £375 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 392 528
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.84 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing 3ds Max as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for 3ds Max in England

3ds Max
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3ds Max in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3ds Max in England

3ds Max
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3ds Max in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3ds Max in England

3ds Max
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
London +9 5 - - 1
3ds Max
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for 3ds Max.

1 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (43.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (31.25%) Animation
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Games
4 4 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) V-Ray
5 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Maya
5 3 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (18.75%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (18.75%) Autodesk
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
6 2 (12.50%) Advertising
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (12.50%) Meraki
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) vMotion
6 2 (12.50%) Prototyping

3ds Max
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (18.75%) Maya
3 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 2 (12.50%) SketchUp
3 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (6.25%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (6.25%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) 3D Artist
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Games Artist
4 2 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Animator
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Designer
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Max Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Animator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CAD Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Graphic Artist
5 1 (6.25%) Motion Graphics Artist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (25.00%) V-Ray
3 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Animation
2 3 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (6.25%) 3D Animation
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) CAD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Filmmaking
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Autodesk
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Meraki
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Alias
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft