The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 547 502 500
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -2
Contract jobs citing Animation 51 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.093% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 27
Average daily rate
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£295 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 £200
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16066 15242 14160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 32.19% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10426 9728 8425
Average daily rate £415 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 619 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Animation Daily Rate Trend in England

Animation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Animation Daily Rate Histogram in England

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in England

Animation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 28 £375 -3.22% 9
South East -30 9 £275 -31.25% 9
South West -27 3 £170 - 1
Yorkshire -6 2 £300 -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West -2 1 £125 - 5
East of England - 1 £225 - 1
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 60 (46.88%) HTML
2 58 (45.31%) CSS
3 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 45 (35.16%) HTML5
5 43 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (28.13%) Adobe
7 35 (27.34%) Photoshop
8 34 (26.56%) OOP
8 34 (26.56%) User Experience
9 32 (25.00%) OO
10 25 (19.53%) CSS3
11 24 (18.75%) jQuery
11 24 (18.75%) Apple iOS
12 23 (17.97%) Flash
12 23 (17.97%) Adobe Illustrator
13 22 (17.19%) TDD
14 19 (14.84%) Scrum
15 18 (14.06%) XHTML
15 18 (14.06%) Android
16 17 (13.28%) Backbone.js
17 16 (12.50%) iOS Development
17 16 (12.50%) Internet
17 16 (12.50%) Web Services
18 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
19 14 (10.94%) 3D Animation
19 14 (10.94%) Core Animation
20 13 (10.16%) Objective-C
21 12 (9.38%) Games
21 12 (9.38%) MVC
21 12 (9.38%) XML

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (7.81%) Node.js
2 5 (3.91%) CMS
3 4 (3.13%) WordPress
4 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) TYPO3
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.78%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Photoshop
2 23 (17.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (7.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (6.25%) Fireworks
5 7 (5.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (4.69%) Maya
7 3 (2.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.56%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.78%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.78%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.78%) GIMP
9 1 (0.78%) MODO
9 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) Internet
2 9 (7.03%) HTTP
3 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.13%) Intranet
5 2 (1.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.56%) LAN
5 2 (1.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) MySQL
2 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQLite
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Grunt
1 8 (6.25%) Flex Builder
2 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.47%) Subversion
3 6 (4.69%) Xcode
4 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.34%) Mocha
5 3 (2.34%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.34%) Yeoman
5 3 (2.34%) Bower
6 2 (1.56%) Calabash
6 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (9.38%) Games
2 7 (5.47%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Back Office
3 4 (3.13%) Finance
4 3 (2.34%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (59.38%) Developer
2 25 (19.53%) Designer
3 16 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Web Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.25%) UI Designer
9 7 (5.47%) UI Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.69%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.91%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Graphic Designer
12 4 (3.13%) Web Designer
12 4 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Visual Designer
12 4 (3.13%) Animator
13 3 (2.34%) Digital Designer
13 3 (2.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.88%) HTML
2 58 (45.31%) CSS
3 45 (35.16%) HTML5
4 25 (19.53%) CSS3
5 24 (18.75%) jQuery
6 23 (17.97%) Flash
7 18 (14.06%) XHTML
8 17 (13.28%) Backbone.js
9 16 (12.50%) Web Services
10 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
11 14 (10.94%) Core Animation
12 12 (9.38%) XML
12 12 (9.38%) Apache Flex
13 11 (8.59%) RESTful
14 6 (4.69%) Cocoa
14 6 (4.69%) LAMP
14 6 (4.69%) Android SDK
14 6 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.69%) JSON
15 5 (3.91%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) User Experience
2 10 (7.81%) Streaming Video
2 10 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.25%) RIA
4 7 (5.47%) iPhone
4 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.69%) Photography
5 6 (4.69%) Social Media
6 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.91%) iPad
6 5 (3.91%) E-Learning
6 5 (3.91%) Streaming Media
7 4 (3.13%) IPTV
7 4 (3.13%) GIS
7 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.34%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.34%) New Media
8 3 (2.34%) W3C
8 3 (2.34%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 18 (14.06%) Android
3 6 (4.69%) Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Windows
5 4 (3.13%) CentOS
5 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) OOP
3 32 (25.00%) OO
4 22 (17.19%) TDD
5 19 (14.84%) Scrum
6 16 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 14 (10.94%) 3D Animation
8 12 (9.38%) MVC
9 9 (7.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (7.03%) Web Application Development
9 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.03%) Software Testing
10 8 (6.25%) Web Development
11 7 (5.47%) Android Development
12 6 (4.69%) Web Design
13 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (2.34%) Memory Management
15 3 (2.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.16%) Objective-C
3 11 (8.59%) Java
4 9 (7.03%) ActionScript
4 9 (7.03%) C++
5 7 (5.47%) PHP
6 6 (4.69%) C
7 5 (3.91%) Python
8 4 (3.13%) C#
8 4 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) R
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Samba
1 4 (3.13%) NFS
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) Adobe
2 8 (6.25%) Facebook
3 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.13%) Apple
3 4 (3.13%) Twitter
4 2 (1.56%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.78%) Sencha
5 1 (0.78%) Perforce
5 1 (0.78%) Omniture
5 1 (0.78%) Google
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