Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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.

SideFX Houdini
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 843 897
Rank change year-on-year -35 +54 -
Contract jobs citing Houdini 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 0.012% 0.037% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
UK median daily rate £140 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £130 £300 £190
90th Percentile £150 £300 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 - £175
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 8,594 8,142 9,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.93% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 4,701 5,959
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £154
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 738 876
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.99 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 2 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 21 June 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
UK excluding London -1 1 £140 -
Scotland - 1 £140 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Houdini 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 Houdini.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Flask
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects
1 1 (100.00%) NUKE

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 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) NUKE
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python