The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 424 408
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16  
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Applications category 0.32% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £240 £188 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £158 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £218 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - £30.20

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1877 2342 2356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.63% 10.50% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1624 1537
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 130
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -8.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

3ds Max
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3ds Max in London

3ds Max
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3ds Max in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3ds Max in London

3ds Max
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3ds Max in London

3ds Max
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Isleworth - 1 £150 -
3ds Max
England

3ds Max
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region with a requirement for 3ds Max.

1 10 (76.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (46.15%) Animation
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Games
4 4 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (23.08%) V-Ray
5 3 (23.08%) Maya
5 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (23.08%) Autodesk
5 3 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) FMCG
6 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) MotionBuilder
7 1 (7.69%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (7.69%) 3D Animation
7 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.69%) HTC Vive
7 1 (7.69%) Visual Effects

3ds Max
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (23.08%) Maya
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) MotionBuilder
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Animator
4 3 (23.08%) 3D Animator
5 2 (15.38%) 3D Designer
5 2 (15.38%) 3D Max Designer
5 2 (15.38%) 3D Modeller
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) 3D Artist
6 1 (7.69%) Graphic Artist
6 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (30.77%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (23.08%) V-Ray
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Animation
2 4 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (15.38%) FMCG
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
4 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.69%) HTC Vive
4 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (7.69%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 3 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Animation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Effects
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Autodesk