The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Maya skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maya over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Autodesk Maya
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 637 636
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1  
Contract jobs citing Maya 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.035% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £288 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

Maya is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4880 5785 6582
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.82% 10.80% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2905 3452 3601
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 488 652
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Maya
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Maya as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maya in the UK

Maya
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maya in the UK

Maya
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maya over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maya in the UK

Maya
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maya in the UK

Maya
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maya within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 10 £300 - 3
London - 5 £288 -
South East - 2 - - 2
West Midlands +13 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £160 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £160 -
North West - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £300 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maya 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 Maya.

1 11 (55.00%) Animation
2 7 (35.00%) Games
3 5 (25.00%) 3ds Max
3 5 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (20.00%) Texturing
4 4 (20.00%) NUKE
4 4 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 4 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Adobe
4 4 (20.00%) Autodesk
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) ECDL
5 3 (15.00%) Houdini
5 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (10.00%) ZBrush
6 2 (10.00%) Foundry
6 2 (10.00%) Xsan
6 2 (10.00%) Game Development
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Advertising
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (10.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Linux

Maya
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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) 3ds Max
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (20.00%) NUKE
3 3 (15.00%) Houdini
3 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (10.00%) Autodesk Flame
4 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (10.00%) ZBrush
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (5.00%) Blender
5 1 (5.00%) MODO
5 1 (5.00%) MotionBuilder
5 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.00%) MS Project
5 1 (5.00%) Mudbox
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 3D Artist
2 4 (20.00%) Animator
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Project Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) 3D Animator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Assistant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Artist
5 1 (5.00%) Games Artist
5 1 (5.00%) Maya Artist
5 1 (5.00%) Motion Graphics Artist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Animator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (5.00%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Printing
2 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.00%) HTC Vive
2 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (5.00%) Photography
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Texturing
2 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Game Development
3 2 (10.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (5.00%) 3D Animation
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Behavioural Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Filmmaking
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Product Management
4 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ECDL
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) StorNext
1 2 (10.00%) Xsan
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
1 4 (20.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) Foundry
4 1 (5.00%) Alias
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy