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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 183 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Animation 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.095% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.25% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £425 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £238
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -26.66%
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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
1973 2385 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.35% 37.89% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1789 1758
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.10 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (26.67%) Advertising
3 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (20.00%) DoubleClick
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) CMS
5 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Social Media
5 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) Appium
6 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) LESS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Appium
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Grunt
1 1 (6.67%) Yeoman
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Producer
2 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Author
3 1 (6.67%) Copywriter
3 1 (6.67%) Interactive Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) LESS
4 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) SEO
1 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Android Development
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) DoubleClick