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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 647 608
Rank change year-on-year +63 -39  
Contract jobs citing Maya 3 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 0.076% 0.10% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £275
% change year-on-year - -27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3962 4799 6012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 9.04% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2270 2889 3389
Median daily rate £366 £330 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 425 578
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.99 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £10.88 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 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 4 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 25 June 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 +46 2 - - 6
London +7 2 - - 1
Scotland +41 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (80.00%) Animation
2 6 (40.00%) Games
3 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (26.67%) Texturing
4 4 (26.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (26.67%) 3ds Max
5 3 (20.00%) Houdini
5 3 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) Autodesk
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) NUKE
6 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) ZBrush
6 2 (13.33%) Game Development
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (6.67%) 3D Printing
7 1 (6.67%) 3D Animation
7 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) MODO
7 1 (6.67%) PlayStation
7 1 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (6.67%) Mudbox
7 1 (6.67%) Visualisation

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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) 3ds Max
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (20.00%) Houdini
2 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (13.33%) NUKE
3 2 (13.33%) ZBrush
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (6.67%) MODO
4 1 (6.67%) Mudbox
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3D Artist
2 4 (26.67%) Animator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Animator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Artist
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Animator
4 1 (6.67%) Games Artist
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Artist
4 1 (6.67%) Maya Animator
4 1 (6.67%) Maya Artist
4 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics Artist
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (6.67%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Printing
2 1 (6.67%) HTC Vive
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (6.67%) Photography
2 1 (6.67%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Texturing
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Game Development
2 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Filmmaking
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.67%) Alias
2 1 (6.67%) Huawei
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy