Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 811 882
Rank change year-on-year -34 +71 -29
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 24 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.061% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -25.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £170 £210 £418
90th Percentile £388 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £435
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.05% +58.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £35.69 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.15% -6.09% +8.57%
10th Percentile £18.75 £34.65 £19.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.72 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00

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 33,624 30,912 35,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.38% 32.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,499 20,177 22,775
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1,097 1,330
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +18.69%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 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
England -7 23 £350 -6.67% 28
UK excluding London +11 19 £350 -12.50% 29
North of England +40 10 - - 6
North West +16 10 - - 3
South East -6 6 £363 +3.57% 6
London -47 5 £350 +16.67% 4
South West - 2 £200 - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for 3D Graphics.

1 12 (50.00%) Animation
2 11 (45.83%) Project Planning
2 11 (45.83%) Visualisation
3 10 (41.67%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) OpenGL
3 10 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 9 (37.50%) 3ds Max
4 9 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) Adobe
5 8 (33.33%) ZBrush
5 8 (33.33%) Photography
5 8 (33.33%) Time Management
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Texturing
5 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 8 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
5 8 (33.33%) Instructional Design
6 7 (29.17%) C
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Games
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.67%) GLSL
8 4 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (12.50%) Direct3D
9 3 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (12.50%) Mason

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 9 (37.50%) 3ds Max
1 9 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 8 (33.33%) ZBrush
3 2 (8.33%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (8.33%) MicroStation
3 2 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) CocoaPods
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) 3D Modeller
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Artist
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Games Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 3D Animator
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Android Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Animator
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) OpenGL
1 10 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (12.50%) Direct3D
3 3 (12.50%) Mason
4 2 (8.33%) DirectCompute
4 2 (8.33%) DirectX
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
4 2 (8.33%) Renderscript
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.17%) React Native
5 1 (4.17%) UIKit
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Animation
2 8 (33.33%) Photography
3 2 (8.33%) CUDA
3 2 (8.33%) GPGPU
4 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Project Planning
1 11 (45.83%) Visualisation
2 8 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 8 (33.33%) Instructional Design
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Texturing
2 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) CAD
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) C
4 4 (16.67%) GLSL
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Autodesk
2 2 (8.33%) Samsung
3 1 (4.17%) Apple