The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 195 217 202
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing Animation 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 15
Average daily rate
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- £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £25.94 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+497.59% +44.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2038 2706 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.58% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 2000 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 67
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Animation across the City of London region.

Animation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the City of London region.

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Animation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Animation.

1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Apple

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Animation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Animation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (8.33%) GIMP
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Facebook Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Prototyper
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Learning Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) SVG
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) WinRT
5 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (8.33%) PyQt
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) Flash
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Podcast
2 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) PHP4
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Zend