Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for 3ds Max skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3ds Max over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 871 871 868
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 7 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.085% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
UK median daily rate £283 £265 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +10.42% +37.14%
10th Percentile £165 £152 £176
90th Percentile £430 £315 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £19.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.44% -45.83% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -45.83% +80.00%

3ds Max is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,244 8,826 8,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.29% 8.80% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,823 5,421 5,197
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £143 £140 £147
90th Percentile £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 722 912
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.23 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.23 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.62% -3.33% -

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3ds Max as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3ds Max over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
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 3ds Max within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +2 7 £283 +6.60% 2
London +7 3 £358 +34.91% 1
UK excluding London -21 3 £225 - 1
North West -14 1 - -
North of England -29 1 - -
East of England - 1 £300 - 1
South East - 1 £150 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max.

1 3 (42.86%) Games
1 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (28.57%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (28.57%) Maya
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Photography
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Blender
3 1 (14.29%) ZBrush
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development

3ds Max
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 2 (28.57%) Maya
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Blender
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (14.29%) ZBrush
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Augmented Reality Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Reality Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Artist
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Designer
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Max Designer
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualiser
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (14.29%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (14.29%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
1 1 (14.29%) Game Development
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Lua
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe