Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3D Graphics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Graphics
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 863 881
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 30 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.022% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.066% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -13.79% +8.75%
10th Percentile £170 £255 £418
90th Percentile £388 £438 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £435
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.05% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 8
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £35.69 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.95% -4.84% +8.70%
10th Percentile £17.15 £34.65 £19.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.72 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £28.50

3D Graphics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34732 34740 37265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.70% 33.09% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23048 22773 23696
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1200 1471
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

3D Graphics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3D Graphics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3D Graphics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3D Graphics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
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 Graphics within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -1 29 £350 -6.67% 17
UK excluding London +47 24 £350 -12.50% 18
South East +13 11 £363 +45.00% 2
North of England +59 10 - - 2
North West +31 10 - -
London -16 6 £350 -6.67%
South West - 2 £200 - 4
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 3D Graphics.

1 14 (46.67%) Animation
2 13 (43.33%) OpenGL
3 12 (40.00%) C++
3 12 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 12 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
5 10 (33.33%) C
5 10 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
5 10 (33.33%) 3ds Max
5 10 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (33.33%) Texturing
6 9 (30.00%) Wireframes
6 9 (30.00%) ZBrush
6 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) Time Management
6 9 (30.00%) Photography
6 9 (30.00%) Adobe
7 8 (26.67%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) Electronics
8 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Games
10 5 (16.67%) Android
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) UML
11 4 (13.33%) GLSL
11 4 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
12 3 (10.00%) Direct3D
12 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation

3D Graphics
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 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
2 10 (33.33%) 3ds Max
3 9 (30.00%) ZBrush
4 2 (6.67%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (6.67%) MicroStation
4 2 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (3.33%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.33%) Heroku
2 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (3.33%) CocoaPods
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) 3D Modeller
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3D Artist
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Android Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3D Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Animator
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) OpenGL
2 10 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (10.00%) Direct3D
4 3 (10.00%) Mason
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) DirectCompute
5 2 (6.67%) DirectX
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) OpenCL
5 2 (6.67%) Renderscript
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.33%) D3.js
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) Sass
6 1 (3.33%) UIKit
6 1 (3.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Animation
2 9 (30.00%) Photography
3 2 (6.67%) CUDA
3 2 (6.67%) GPGPU
4 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 12 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 10 (33.33%) Texturing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (30.00%) Time Management
3 9 (30.00%) Wireframes
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) Android Development
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (10.00%) Visual Effects
7 2 (6.67%) 3D Animation
7 2 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (33.33%) C
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) GLSL
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Samsung