Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 830 885
Rank change year-on-year -27 +55 -42
Contract jobs citing 3D Graphics 22 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.051% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
UK median daily rate £220 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -20.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £225
90th Percentile £276 £385 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £350 £255
% change year-on-year -52.86% +37.25% +23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £36.15 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -38.89% - -

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 33,747 31,149 36,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 34.17% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,035 20,194 23,607
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,092 1,206
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +17.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.22% -12.94% +21.43%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 -44 22 £220 -26.67% 25
UK excluding London +1 14 £165 -52.86% 22
North West 0 9 - - 2
North of England -23 9 - - 4
London -32 8 £275 +1.85% 4
South West +6 3 - - 5
South East -23 2 £165 -52.86% 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 14 (63.64%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
4 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
5 6 (27.27%) Adobe
5 6 (27.27%) Games
6 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) Animation
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (18.18%) GPGPU
7 4 (18.18%) ZBrush
7 4 (18.18%) CUDA
7 4 (18.18%) GitHub
7 4 (18.18%) OpenCL
7 4 (18.18%) Renderscript
7 4 (18.18%) DirectCompute
7 4 (18.18%) Photography
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management

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 (31.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (18.18%) 3ds Max
2 4 (18.18%) ZBrush
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (9.09%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3D Modeller
2 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Games Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
3 4 (18.18%) DirectCompute
3 4 (18.18%) OpenCL
3 4 (18.18%) Renderscript
4 2 (9.09%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Mason
5 1 (4.55%) OpenSceneGraph
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Animation
2 4 (18.18%) CUDA
2 4 (18.18%) GPGPU
2 4 (18.18%) Photography
3 3 (13.64%) Robotics
3 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (9.09%) Video Editing
5 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Instructional Design
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (18.18%) Texturing
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Post-Production
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Typography
8 1 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.09%) GLSL
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Samsung