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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 513 529 485
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Contract jobs citing Animation 67 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.90 £76.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +102.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £76.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.50% +102.66%
Animation
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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
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Animation Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 +26 48 £394 +5.00% 8
South East -20 10 £300 +42.85% 3
North West -15 4 £450 +168.65% 7
South West +5 2 £138 -56.34% 2
East of England +19 1 £200 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (37.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (36.00%) iOS Development
3 32 (32.00%) Core Animation
3 32 (32.00%) Objective-C
4 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.00%) HTML
6 20 (20.00%) JSON
7 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.00%) CSS
7 19 (19.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 17 (17.00%) User Experience
9 16 (16.00%) Photoshop
9 16 (16.00%) Cocoa
9 16 (16.00%) Xcode
10 15 (15.00%) OO
11 14 (14.00%) iPhone
12 13 (13.00%) RESTful
12 13 (13.00%) HTML5
12 13 (13.00%) Windows
13 12 (12.00%) Games
13 12 (12.00%) TDD
13 12 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 12 (12.00%) REST
13 12 (12.00%) Android
14 11 (11.00%) Mobile Development
14 11 (11.00%) Apple
15 10 (10.00%) Adobe
15 10 (10.00%) Flash
15 10 (10.00%) C#
16 9 (9.00%) .NET

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (2.00%) CMS
1 2 (2.00%) WordPress
2 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (7.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.00%) Maya
4 3 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.00%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) PBX
2 2 (2.00%) DHCP
2 2 (2.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.00%) UPnP
3 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Xcode
2 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.00%) Appium
4 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.00%) Calabash
4 2 (2.00%) Grunt
5 1 (1.00%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.00%) Flex Builder
General
1 12 (12.00%) Games
2 7 (7.00%) Marketing
3 6 (6.00%) Advertising
4 4 (4.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Finance
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (62.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) iOS Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Designer
4 5 (5.00%) Animator
4 5 (5.00%) Interactive Designer
5 4 (4.00%) UI Developer
5 4 (4.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (3.00%) UI Designer
6 3 (3.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.00%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.00%) Programmer
7 2 (2.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.00%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.00%) Telecoms Developer
7 2 (2.00%) Creative Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.00%) Core Animation
2 23 (23.00%) HTML
3 20 (20.00%) JSON
4 19 (19.00%) CSS
4 19 (19.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 16 (16.00%) Cocoa
6 13 (13.00%) HTML5
6 13 (13.00%) RESTful
7 12 (12.00%) REST
8 10 (10.00%) Flash
9 9 (9.00%) .NET
10 8 (8.00%) CSS3
11 6 (6.00%) jQuery
11 6 (6.00%) WPF
12 5 (5.00%) UIKit
13 4 (4.00%) WebGL
13 4 (4.00%) XML
13 4 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
14 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) User Experience
2 14 (14.00%) iPhone
3 9 (9.00%) iPad
3 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.00%) Digital Media
5 6 (6.00%) Social Media
5 6 (6.00%) GIS
5 6 (6.00%) Video Editing
6 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.00%) Open Source
7 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.00%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.00%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.00%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.00%) Blog
8 2 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.00%) Photography
8 2 (2.00%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.00%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.00%) Windows
3 12 (12.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.00%) Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) iOS Development
2 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.00%) OO
4 12 (12.00%) TDD
5 11 (11.00%) Mobile Development
6 8 (8.00%) BDD
6 8 (8.00%) Scrum
7 7 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (6.00%) OOD
9 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.00%) Memory Management
10 4 (4.00%) Analytics
10 4 (4.00%) OOP
11 3 (3.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.00%) Web Design
11 3 (3.00%) Workflow
11 3 (3.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) Objective-C
2 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.00%) C#
4 8 (8.00%) XAML
5 5 (5.00%) Python
6 4 (4.00%) C
7 3 (3.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.00%) C++
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.00%) R
9 1 (1.00%) Java
9 1 (1.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Samba
2 1 (1.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Apple
2 10 (10.00%) Adobe
3 5 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) Facebook
4 2 (2.00%) DoubleClick
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.00%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.00%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.00%) Reuters
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter