Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Blender skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blender over the 6 months to 19 May 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.

Blender
UK
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 829 905 -
Rank change year-on-year +76 - -
Contract jobs citing Blender 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.004% -
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
UK median daily rate £250 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Blender 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 7,499 8,958 8,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.82% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,413 5,411 4,705
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 768 733
UK median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.13% -0.59%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £38.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

Blender
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Blender as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blender in the UK

Blender
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blender in the UK

Blender
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blender over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blender in the UK

Blender
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blender in the UK

Blender
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blender within the UK over the 6 months to 19 May 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 +63 11 £250 -44.44% 1
UK excluding London - 7 £175 - 1
East of England - 6 £138 - 1
London +53 4 £250 -44.44%
North West - 1 £263 -
North of England - 1 £263 -

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Blender 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 Blender.

1 9 (81.82%) Animation
2 8 (72.73%) Maya
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) ZBrush
4 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (27.27%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Games
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (27.27%) InDesign
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (9.09%) Sketch
8 1 (9.09%) Figma
8 1 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things

Blender
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 8 (72.73%) Maya
2 6 (54.55%) ZBrush
3 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
4 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (27.27%) InDesign
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
5 1 (9.09%) Figma
5 1 (9.09%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Games
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Artist
2 3 (27.27%) 3D Artist
2 3 (27.27%) Graphics Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) 3D Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Maya Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Animation
2 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (27.27%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (9.09%) HoloLens
4 1 (9.09%) HTC Vive
4 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Animation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) SAP