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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 637 625
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12  
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 9 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.012% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £375 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.10

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

3D Graphics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 3D Graphics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

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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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Top 11 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 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
England +38 9 £300 -20.00% 12
South East - 4 £350 - 5
London +25 3 £240 -36.00% 2
Surrey - 3 £350 -
South West - 2 £300 -
Staines - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 3
Slough - 1 £350 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £300 -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (52.17%) Games
2 10 (43.48%) Android
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Android Development
5 7 (30.43%) WebGL
5 7 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (30.43%) Unreal Engine
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) 3D Programming
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) OpenGL
6 6 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
6 6 (26.09%) React
6 6 (26.09%) React Native
6 6 (26.09%) ES6
6 6 (26.09%) Pixi.js
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) DirectX
8 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
8 4 (17.39%) Electronics
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Visual Effects
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) Game Development

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 4 (17.39%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.35%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 12 (52.17%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Android Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Graphics Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) 3D Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Android Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Games Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Graphics Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 7 (30.43%) Unreal Engine
1 7 (30.43%) WebGL
2 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (26.09%) OpenGL
2 6 (26.09%) Pixi.js
2 6 (26.09%) React
2 6 (26.09%) React Native
3 4 (17.39%) DirectX
4 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) V-Ray
5 2 (8.70%) CryEngine
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Animation
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.35%) New Media
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Android Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) 3D Programming
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Game Development
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Effects
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) ES6
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.35%) Samsung