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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 509 543 545
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Contract jobs citing Animation 71 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.080% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 17
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -32.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.25
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £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 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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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 +12 38 £338 -15.62% 16
South East +17 23 £388 +72.22% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £420 - 4
West Midlands -15 2 - -
North West -18 2 - - 1
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 82 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 75 (43.10%) CSS
3 74 (42.53%) HTML
4 65 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (31.03%) User Experience
6 51 (29.31%) HTML5
7 49 (28.16%) Apple iOS
8 46 (26.44%) iOS Development
9 42 (24.14%) Core Animation
10 39 (22.41%) jQuery
11 38 (21.84%) Front End Development
12 37 (21.26%) TDD
13 36 (20.69%) CSS3
14 35 (20.11%) AngularJS
15 32 (18.39%) OO
16 30 (17.24%) Objective-C
17 28 (16.09%) Cocoa
17 28 (16.09%) Cocoa Touch
18 27 (15.52%) Apple
19 26 (14.94%) Photoshop
19 26 (14.94%) Mobile App
20 24 (13.79%) Adobe
20 24 (13.79%) Marketing
21 23 (13.22%) Games
21 23 (13.22%) Adobe Illustrator
22 20 (11.49%) BDD
23 19 (10.92%) Node.js
24 18 (10.34%) Motion Graphics
24 18 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
24 18 (10.34%) JSON

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (10.92%) Node.js
2 4 (2.30%) Apache
2 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.15%) Site Server
3 2 (1.15%) WordPress
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) DNN
4 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Photoshop
2 23 (13.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (7.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (4.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (3.45%) MS Office
6 5 (2.87%) Fireworks
6 5 (2.87%) InDesign
6 5 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.15%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.15%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.57%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.57%) Maya
9 1 (0.57%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) GitHub
2 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.87%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) MySQL
2 8 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.87%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.72%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.32%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (6.32%) Subversion
3 9 (5.17%) Grunt
3 9 (5.17%) Xcode
4 8 (4.60%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.45%) gulp
5 6 (3.45%) JsTestDriver
5 6 (3.45%) QUnit
6 5 (2.87%) CocoaPods
7 3 (1.72%) Appium
7 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.15%) Mocha
9 1 (0.57%) JIRA
9 1 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (13.79%) Marketing
2 23 (13.22%) Games
3 9 (5.17%) Banking
4 7 (4.02%) Advertising
4 7 (4.02%) Finance
4 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (61.49%) Developer
2 38 (21.84%) Designer
3 36 (20.69%) iOS Developer
4 31 (17.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (12.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (9.20%) UX Designer
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Flash Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Senior iOS Developer
9 9 (5.17%) UI Designer
9 9 (5.17%) UX Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Programmer
11 7 (4.02%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Games Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Visual Designer
12 6 (3.45%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.10%) CSS
2 74 (42.53%) HTML
3 51 (29.31%) HTML5
4 42 (24.14%) Core Animation
5 39 (22.41%) jQuery
6 36 (20.69%) CSS3
7 35 (20.11%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.09%) Cocoa
8 28 (16.09%) Cocoa Touch
9 18 (10.34%) JSON
10 16 (9.20%) Flash
10 16 (9.20%) HTML5 Canvas
11 15 (8.62%) Sass
11 15 (8.62%) SVG
11 15 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (8.05%) XML
13 13 (7.47%) RESTful
14 10 (5.75%) OpenGL
14 10 (5.75%) REST
15 9 (5.17%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.03%) User Experience
2 26 (14.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (10.34%) Motion Graphics
4 11 (6.32%) Digital Media
5 10 (5.75%) iPad
5 10 (5.75%) iPhone
6 9 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.17%) Cryptography
6 9 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.45%) Online Games
8 5 (2.87%) Social Media
9 4 (2.30%) Flash Games
9 4 (2.30%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.30%) IPTV
9 4 (2.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.15%) Blog
10 2 (1.15%) Tandem
10 2 (1.15%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.16%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.90%) Android
3 6 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (1.15%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.44%) iOS Development
3 38 (21.84%) Front End Development
4 37 (21.26%) TDD
5 32 (18.39%) OO
6 20 (11.49%) BDD
7 18 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (10.34%) Scrum
7 18 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.62%) Automated Testing
8 15 (8.62%) OOP
8 15 (8.62%) Rapid Prototyping
9 14 (8.05%) Multithreading
10 13 (7.47%) Mobile Development
11 11 (6.32%) MVC
12 10 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.17%) Android Development
13 9 (5.17%) Code Optimisation
13 9 (5.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.13%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.24%) Objective-C
3 16 (9.20%) PHP
4 15 (8.62%) Apple Swift
5 12 (6.90%) ActionScript
6 11 (6.32%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (4.02%) C++
8 5 (2.87%) ActionScript 2.0
8 5 (2.87%) C
8 5 (2.87%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (2.30%) Python
10 3 (1.72%) Ruby
10 3 (1.72%) SQL
11 2 (1.15%) ES6
12 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 27 (15.52%) Apple
2 24 (13.79%) Adobe
3 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.87%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.15%) Canon
5 2 (1.15%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.15%) Google
5 2 (1.15%) SAP
5 2 (1.15%) Sony
6 1 (0.57%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) Nintex
6 1 (0.57%) Quark
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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