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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 509 505 520
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Animation 79 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
-22.91% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.10 £155.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.29% +313.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £155.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.32% +313.33%
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
17450 16830 16209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.45% 32.89% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11159 10264 10007
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 709 656
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 57 £340 -15.00% 15
South East -18 12 £238 -20.83% 6
East of England +5 4 £150 -27.71% 3
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
South West -4 2 £325 +66.66%
North West -36 1 - - 1
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.01%) User Experience
3 48 (32.65%) HTML
4 44 (29.93%) Apple iOS
5 41 (27.89%) iOS Development
5 41 (27.89%) CSS
6 37 (25.17%) Core Animation
6 37 (25.17%) Objective-C
7 36 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 30 (20.41%) Photoshop
9 29 (19.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (19.73%) HTML5
9 29 (19.73%) Cocoa Touch
10 25 (17.01%) Games
11 24 (16.33%) Mobile App
12 21 (14.29%) OO
12 21 (14.29%) Flash
13 20 (13.61%) Apple
13 20 (13.61%) Cocoa
14 19 (12.93%) Adobe After Effects
14 19 (12.93%) Marketing
15 18 (12.24%) JSON
15 18 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (12.24%) RESTful
16 17 (11.56%) Xcode
16 17 (11.56%) Scrum
17 16 (10.88%) TDD
17 16 (10.88%) jQuery
17 16 (10.88%) iPhone
18 15 (10.20%) CSS3

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (3.40%) WordPress
2 3 (2.04%) CMS
2 3 (2.04%) DNN
3 2 (1.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.36%) Node.js
3 2 (1.36%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (20.41%) Photoshop
2 29 (19.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (12.93%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (8.16%) Maya
5 4 (2.72%) InDesign
6 3 (2.04%) 3ds Max
6 3 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.36%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.36%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.36%) FreeHand
7 2 (1.36%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) UPnP
2 2 (1.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Xcode
2 14 (9.52%) CocoaPods
3 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.44%) Subversion
5 7 (4.76%) Axure RP
6 5 (3.40%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.04%) Grunt
8 2 (1.36%) JIRA
8 2 (1.36%) gulp
9 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.68%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.68%) Appium
General
1 25 (17.01%) Games
2 19 (12.93%) Marketing
3 9 (6.12%) Advertising
4 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Publishing
7 3 (2.04%) Finance
7 3 (2.04%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 39 (26.53%) iOS Developer
3 37 (25.17%) Designer
4 12 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Animator
6 10 (6.80%) UX Designer
7 9 (6.12%) UI Designer
8 8 (5.44%) Flash Developer
9 7 (4.76%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Programmer
11 4 (2.72%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior iOS Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Visual Designer
12 3 (2.04%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 3 (2.04%) User Experience Consultant
12 3 (2.04%) UI/UX Designer
12 3 (2.04%) Digital Producer
12 3 (2.04%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.65%) HTML
2 41 (27.89%) CSS
3 37 (25.17%) Core Animation
4 29 (19.73%) HTML5
4 29 (19.73%) Cocoa Touch
5 21 (14.29%) Flash
6 20 (13.61%) Cocoa
7 18 (12.24%) RESTful
7 18 (12.24%) JSON
8 16 (10.88%) jQuery
9 15 (10.20%) CSS3
10 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.44%) HTML5 Canvas
11 6 (4.08%) XML
11 6 (4.08%) SVG
12 5 (3.40%) Ajax
12 5 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.40%) Modernizr
12 5 (3.40%) WebSockets
12 5 (3.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.01%) User Experience
2 24 (16.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.88%) iPhone
4 14 (9.52%) iPad
5 10 (6.80%) Graphic Design
6 8 (5.44%) Digital Media
7 7 (4.76%) Social Media
7 7 (4.76%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (3.40%) Video Editing
9 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.72%) Online Games
9 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.36%) Blog
11 2 (1.36%) Flash Games
11 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.36%) Physics
11 2 (1.36%) Photography
11 2 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.93%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.80%) Android
3 7 (4.76%) Windows
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.04%) Linux
6 2 (1.36%) UNIX
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.89%) iOS Development
3 21 (14.29%) OO
4 18 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (11.56%) Scrum
6 16 (10.88%) TDD
7 14 (9.52%) BDD
8 13 (8.84%) Pair Programming
9 12 (8.16%) OOD
9 12 (8.16%) Information Architecture
10 10 (6.80%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.08%) Workflow
12 6 (4.08%) Game Development
12 6 (4.08%) Analytics
13 5 (3.40%) Mobile Development
13 5 (3.40%) Open Source
13 5 (3.40%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.40%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.40%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) Objective-C
2 36 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.20%) Apple Swift
4 12 (8.16%) C++
5 8 (5.44%) C
6 6 (4.08%) ActionScript
6 6 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (2.72%) Python
7 4 (2.72%) C#
8 2 (1.36%) Java
8 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 2 (1.36%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) Apple
2 15 (10.20%) Adobe
3 9 (6.12%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) DoubleClick
5 3 (2.04%) Facebook
6 2 (1.36%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Reuters
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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