Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3D Artist was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3D Artist
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 849 897
Rank change year-on-year -25 +48 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3D Artist 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
UK median daily rate £175 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £163 £236 £275
90th Percentile £188 £296 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £275 -
% change year-on-year -36.36% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00
10th Percentile £19.00 - £15.00
90th Percentile £21.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,407 90,891 102,711
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.79% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,339 59,264 65,754
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,822 3,233 3,722
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.47 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +10.61%

3D Artist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured 3D Artist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3D Artist in the UK

3D Artist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3D Artist.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3D Artist in the UK

3D Artist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Artist.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3D Artist in the UK

3D Artist
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 3D Artist within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +17 4 £175 -36.36% 1
England -29 3 £175 -36.36% 2
South East -10 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £175 -
Midlands - 1 £175 -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

3D Artist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 3D Artist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring 3D Artist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) 3ds Max
3 2 (50.00%) Animation
3 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Texturing
4 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Instructional Design
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Maya
4 1 (25.00%) Photography
4 1 (25.00%) Video Editing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow

3D Artist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (25.00%) Maya
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Photography
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Instructional Design
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Texturing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft