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

Pixologic ZBrush
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 649 639
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10  
Contract jobs citing ZBrush 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.025% 0.041% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £151 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £225 -
% change year-on-year -33.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ZBrush 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 4078 4895 5924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.66% 9.09% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2334 2926 3359
Median daily rate £370 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £153 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 435 555
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

ZBrush
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ZBrush in the UK

ZBrush
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZBrush in the UK

ZBrush
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ZBrush in the UK

ZBrush
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 ZBrush within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +36 1 £151 -33.11% 1
North West +22 1 £151 -33.11%
Manchester - 1 £151 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ZBrush 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 ZBrush.

1 4 (80.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
2 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Texturing
3 2 (40.00%) V-Ray
3 2 (40.00%) Animation
3 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (40.00%) Maya
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) CGI
4 1 (20.00%) Houdini
4 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (20.00%) MODO
4 1 (20.00%) Interactive Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Mudbox
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) 3D Printing
4 1 (20.00%) 3D Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Effects

ZBrush
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 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
2 2 (40.00%) Maya
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (20.00%) Houdini
3 1 (20.00%) MODO
3 1 (20.00%) Mudbox
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3D Artist
2 2 (40.00%) Games Artist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (40.00%) V-Ray
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Printing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Texturing
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Effects