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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 552 545 535
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Animation 70 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 22
Average daily rate £389 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £39.90 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £35.34 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £44.46 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £39.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.93% +45.09%
Animation
UK

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
16685 16562 16354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.16% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10984 10189 10134
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 629 719
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 47 £400 -4.19% 22
South East -15 11 £388 +19.23% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £388 - 1
East of England +12 2 £275 +37.50% 1
South West +8 2 £475 +245.45% 2
North West -10 1 - - 3
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 58 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 55 (39.29%) CSS
3 54 (38.57%) HTML
4 49 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.29%) Front End Development
6 40 (28.57%) User Experience
7 39 (27.86%) Apple iOS
8 38 (27.14%) HTML5
9 35 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 33 (23.57%) Core Animation
10 33 (23.57%) iOS Development
11 30 (21.43%) CSS3
12 28 (20.00%) jQuery
13 27 (19.29%) JSON
14 22 (15.71%) Apple
15 21 (15.00%) Adobe
16 20 (14.29%) XML
16 20 (14.29%) TDD
17 19 (13.57%) HTTP
18 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
18 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
19 17 (12.14%) Sass
19 17 (12.14%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (12.14%) Photoshop
20 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
20 16 (11.43%) Android
20 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (11.43%) Multithreading
21 15 (10.71%) RESTful
21 15 (10.71%) Memory Management

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (7.86%) Node.js
2 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.14%) WordPress
3 2 (1.43%) Site Server
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Drupal
4 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Photoshop
2 14 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (6.43%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (3.57%) MS Office
6 3 (2.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.43%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe SpeedGrade
7 2 (1.43%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.71%) GIMP
8 1 (0.71%) InDesign
8 1 (0.71%) Maya
8 1 (0.71%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.43%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) GitHub
1 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.29%) Grunt
3 11 (7.86%) gulp
4 6 (4.29%) Mocha
5 4 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.43%) Bower
6 2 (1.43%) Protractor
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (1.43%) Xcode
7 1 (0.71%) Calabash
7 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.71%) JIRA
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 13 (9.29%) Games
2 8 (5.71%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Finance
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
4 4 (2.86%) Publishing
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (61.43%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 30 (21.43%) Designer
4 25 (17.86%) iOS Developer
5 16 (11.43%) Angular Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Lead Developer
7 12 (8.57%) UX Developer
8 11 (7.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.43%) UX Designer
11 7 (5.00%) Visual Designer
12 6 (4.29%) Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) HTML Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.57%) Animator
13 5 (3.57%) Content Manager
13 5 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.57%) UI Designer
13 5 (3.57%) UI Developer
13 5 (3.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.29%) CSS
2 54 (38.57%) HTML
3 38 (27.14%) HTML5
4 35 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 33 (23.57%) Core Animation
6 30 (21.43%) CSS3
7 28 (20.00%) jQuery
8 27 (19.29%) JSON
9 20 (14.29%) XML
10 17 (12.14%) Sass
11 15 (10.71%) RESTful
12 14 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (10.00%) WebGL
13 12 (8.57%) Cocoa
13 12 (8.57%) Cocoa Touch
14 11 (7.86%) SVG
15 10 (7.14%) Backbone.js
15 10 (7.14%) Flash
16 9 (6.43%) GreenSock GSAP
16 9 (6.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) User Experience
2 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 14 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 14 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 14 (10.00%) iPad
3 14 (10.00%) iPhone
4 12 (8.57%) Motion Graphics
5 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.71%) Digital Media
7 7 (5.00%) Photography
7 7 (5.00%) Social Media
8 5 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.86%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.86%) Video Editing
10 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.43%) Online Games
11 2 (1.43%) Tandem
11 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.86%) Apple iOS
2 16 (11.43%) Android
3 9 (6.43%) Linux
4 4 (2.86%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.29%) Front End Development
3 33 (23.57%) iOS Development
4 20 (14.29%) TDD
5 17 (12.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.43%) Multithreading
6 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.71%) Memory Management
8 14 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 14 (10.00%) Code Optimisation
9 13 (9.29%) 3D Rendering
9 13 (9.29%) Infographics
9 13 (9.29%) OO
9 13 (9.29%) Web Design
10 12 (8.57%) Android Development
11 11 (7.86%) Mobile Development
12 9 (6.43%) Web Development
13 8 (5.71%) Scrum
13 8 (5.71%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.29%) Objective-C
2 13 (9.29%) PHP
3 7 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 6 (4.29%) ActionScript
4 6 (4.29%) ES6
5 3 (2.14%) C++
5 3 (2.14%) Python
6 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.43%) C
6 2 (1.43%) Java
6 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Apple
2 21 (15.00%) Adobe
3 4 (2.86%) Google
3 4 (2.86%) ION Trading
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) SAP
5 2 (1.43%) Canon
5 2 (1.43%) Sony
5 2 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) Quark
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