Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 870 884
Rank change year-on-year +44 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 23 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.059% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 2
UK median daily rate £350 £361 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% -7.96% +25.60%
10th Percentile £325 £225 £334
90th Percentile £375 £388 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £255 £393
% change year-on-year +37.25% -35.03% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 9
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £40.00

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 32953 35792 36527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.26% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21602 23512 23010
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1195 1415
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +11.23% -3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.93 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% +16.67% -6.49%

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 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 21 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Top 7 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 21 September 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 +43 23 £350 -3.11% 17
UK excluding London +58 20 £350 +37.25% 12
South East +32 11 £350 +37.25% 2
North West - 7 - -
North of England - 7 - - 1
London +12 3 - - 5
South West - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 11 (47.83%) C++
1 11 (47.83%) OpenGL
2 10 (43.48%) C
2 10 (43.48%) Animation
3 9 (39.13%) Electronics
4 8 (34.78%) Project Planning
5 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (30.43%) Texturing
6 6 (26.09%) Wireframes
6 6 (26.09%) Adobe
6 6 (26.09%) 3ds Max
6 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
6 6 (26.09%) Time Management
6 6 (26.09%) ZBrush
6 6 (26.09%) Photography
6 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Games
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Android
8 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
8 4 (17.39%) Visual Effects
8 4 (17.39%) Android Development
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) OpenGL ES

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 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 6 (26.09%) 3ds Max
2 6 (26.09%) ZBrush
3 1 (4.35%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
2 1 (4.35%) CocoaPods
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 9 (39.13%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 3D Modeller
2 4 (17.39%) Android Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Artist
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Animator
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Animator
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) OpenGL
2 7 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (13.04%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Qt
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) D3.js
5 1 (4.35%) Direct3D
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) React Native
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (4.35%) SVG
5 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Animation
2 6 (26.09%) Photography
3 2 (8.70%) CUDA
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Planning
2 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (30.43%) Texturing
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Time Management
3 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
3 6 (26.09%) Wireframes
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Effects
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) 3D Animation
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) C
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) GLSL
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Apple