Period
to 22 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Houdini skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Houdini over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

SideFX Houdini
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 898 -
Rank change year-on-year +52 - +865
Contract jobs citing Houdini 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% -
As % of the Applications category 0.070% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median daily rate £325 £173 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.41% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £173 -
% change year-on-year +88.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Houdini 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 8528 9847 11970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.64% 9.16% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5078 5829 6921
UK median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £147 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.95% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 925 1147
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -1.64%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.83 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -3.33%

Houdini
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Houdini in the UK

Houdini
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Houdini in the UK

Houdini
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Houdini within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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
UK excluding London +62 6 £325 +88.41%
England +42 6 £325 -
South West - 6 £325 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Houdini 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 Houdini.

1 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Maya
1 6 (100.00%) Samba
1 6 (100.00%) Animation
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Effects
1 6 (100.00%) NUKE
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Houdini
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 6 (100.00%) Maya
1 6 (100.00%) NUKE
1 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Animation
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat