The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for 3D Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3D Modelling over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Modelling
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 638 629
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs citing 3D Modelling 7 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £163 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £207 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £264 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.41 £35.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +70.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £35.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £35.00 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £20.50

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

3D Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3D Modelling in the UK

3D Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3D Modelling in the UK

3D Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3D Modelling in the UK

3D Modelling
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Modelling within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +47 7 £163 -22.50% 4
London +13 4 £175 -16.66%
East of England - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £151 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £151 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3D Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) 3ds Max
3 3 (20.00%) ZBrush
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (20.00%) Advertising
3 3 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Effects
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) CAD
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (13.33%) MS Access
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Animation
4 2 (13.33%) CATIA
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Retail

3D Modelling
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) 3ds Max
2 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) ZBrush
3 2 (13.33%) CATIA
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (6.67%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (6.67%) Solid Edge
4 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3D Artist
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Games Artist
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) CAD Designer
3 1 (6.67%) CATIA Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Artist
3 1 (6.67%) Image Processing Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics Artist
3 1 (6.67%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) OpenCV
3 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (6.67%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Animation
1 2 (13.33%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) BBC
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (13.33%) CAD
1 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Validation
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Effects
1 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Android Development
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (6.67%) PDM
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Texturing
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HNC
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe