Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 845 879
Rank change year-on-year -26 +34 -1
Contract jobs citing 3ds Max 12 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
UK median daily rate £300 £113 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -55.00% -
10th Percentile £268 £106 £213
90th Percentile £438 £119 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £113 £225
% change year-on-year +222.22% -50.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £19.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.35% -28.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year - -28.70% -

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 8,708 8,492 9,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.67% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,155 5,053 5,793
UK median daily rate £374 £351 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.42% +4.13% -
10th Percentile £145 £148 £150
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £321
% change year-on-year +6.06% +2.80% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 659 898
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.05 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £38.90 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% -6.79% +13.79%

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 September 2018.

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 8 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 September 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 -36 11 £300 +166.67% 9
UK excluding London -28 8 £363 +222.22% 7
East of England - 4 £300 -
London -33 3 £265 - 2
South East - 2 £425 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Games
2 5 (41.67%) Maya
2 5 (41.67%) Lua
2 5 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Game Development
4 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Blender
5 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (16.67%) DoDAF
5 2 (16.67%) MODAF
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) LightWave 3D
5 2 (16.67%) C++

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) Maya
3 2 (16.67%) Blender
3 2 (16.67%) LightWave 3D
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (8.33%) GIMP
4 1 (8.33%) SketchUp
4 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Reality Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 3D Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Unity 3D Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Visualiser
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Interface Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Corona SDK
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) DHTML
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Swagger
2 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Photography
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (25.00%) Game Development
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (25.00%) Physics
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
1 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) DoDAF
2 2 (16.67%) MODAF
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Lua
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) VMware