Haha, I have now doubled the number of humans I have exchanged emails with for my job search! I now have replies from two human beings, things are looking up.
Now for more interesting topics. For the last six months I have been aggregating a rather large data set encompassing all the users and artwork on dA.
First a review/update of my past analysis. In the past I took a survery of the users on dA. Taking into account the growth of the site since that time, that survey accounted for what is now 7% of all accounts currently on the site. A year later, I'm now looking at all users on the site. For better or worse, the results appear to be consistent (a larger data set now, but a year delay between the two introspectives).
The left plot shows the breakdown of all account