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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 194 192 191
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Animation 2 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £406 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +33.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £388 £213
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +82.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.52%
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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
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (16.67%) MODO
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (16.67%) GIMP
3 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) PyQt
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (16.67%) GIMP
2 1 (16.67%) MODO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) PyQt
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Podcast
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe