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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 148 196 203
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +7
Contract jobs citing Animation 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £190 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.70% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £208 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.25
Animation
London

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
1268 1991 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.25% 38.75% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1553 1650
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Animation Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Canon
3 1 (11.11%) GreenSock GSAP
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Iconography
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe SpeedGrade
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (11.11%) UX Design
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) InDesign
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Sony

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe SpeedGrade
2 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
2 1 (11.11%) InDesign
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Animator
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) GreenSock GSAP
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
1 1 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
1 1 (11.11%) Iconography
1 1 (11.11%) MVVM
1 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (11.11%) UX Design
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Canon
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Sony