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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 510 501 474
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing Animation 73 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £209
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +22.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £34.20 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.22 £19.10 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.32 £113.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -26.66%
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
16026 15873 14143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.03% 32.19% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10025 10012 8555
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 635 610
Average hourly rate £18.24 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +32 51 £448 +2.28% 15
South East -16 16 £337 +12.41% 4
West Midlands -7 2 - - 1
South West +10 1 £138 -43.87%
East of England +7 1 £200 -4.76% 2
East Midlands -6 1 - - 2
North West -13 1 - - 4
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 47 (40.52%) Apple iOS
2 42 (36.21%) iOS Development
3 38 (32.76%) Core Animation
4 37 (31.90%) Objective-C
5 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (21.55%) Cocoa Touch
6 25 (21.55%) User Experience
7 24 (20.69%) HTML
8 22 (18.97%) JSON
9 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
10 20 (17.24%) OO
11 19 (16.38%) CSS
11 19 (16.38%) Cocoa
12 17 (14.66%) Xcode
12 17 (14.66%) Games
13 16 (13.79%) Android
14 15 (12.93%) iPhone
14 15 (12.93%) Photoshop
14 15 (12.93%) Apple
15 14 (12.07%) RESTful
15 14 (12.07%) HTML5
15 14 (12.07%) Mobile App
16 13 (11.21%) Mobile Development
16 13 (11.21%) Apple Swift
16 13 (11.21%) Windows
16 13 (11.21%) Degree
17 12 (10.34%) TDD
17 12 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
17 12 (10.34%) CocoaPods
17 12 (10.34%) REST

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.72%) CMS
1 2 (1.72%) WordPress
1 2 (1.72%) Facebook Platform
1 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Photoshop
2 12 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (6.90%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (6.03%) Maya
5 3 (2.59%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.86%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) UPnP
1 2 (1.72%) DHCP
1 2 (1.72%) HTTP
1 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.72%) DNS
1 2 (1.72%) PBX
1 2 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Xcode
2 12 (10.34%) CocoaPods
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) Subversion
5 3 (2.59%) Appium
6 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.86%) Grunt
7 1 (0.86%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.86%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (14.66%) Games
2 9 (7.76%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Advertising
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Finance
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (56.90%) Developer
2 37 (31.90%) iOS Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Designer
4 9 (7.76%) Animator
5 7 (6.03%) UI Designer
6 5 (4.31%) Interactive Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Android Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Programmer
8 3 (2.59%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (1.72%) PHP Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Creative Director
9 2 (1.72%) Python Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.72%) Programme Manager
9 2 (1.72%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.72%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.76%) Core Animation
2 25 (21.55%) Cocoa Touch
3 24 (20.69%) HTML
4 22 (18.97%) JSON
5 19 (16.38%) CSS
5 19 (16.38%) Cocoa
6 14 (12.07%) RESTful
6 14 (12.07%) HTML5
7 12 (10.34%) REST
8 10 (8.62%) Flash
9 9 (7.76%) .NET
10 8 (6.90%) CSS3
11 7 (6.03%) Unreal Engine
12 6 (5.17%) WPF
13 5 (4.31%) jQuery
14 4 (3.45%) XML
14 4 (3.45%) WebGL
15 3 (2.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 3 (2.59%) Backbone.js
15 3 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) User Experience
2 15 (12.93%) iPhone
3 14 (12.07%) Mobile App
4 11 (9.48%) iPad
5 8 (6.90%) Digital Media
6 7 (6.03%) Social Media
6 7 (6.03%) Graphic Design
7 6 (5.17%) Video Editing
7 6 (5.17%) GIS
7 6 (5.17%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.72%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.72%) Blog
11 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.72%) Physics
11 2 (1.72%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.79%) Android
3 13 (11.21%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.59%) Linux
6 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) iOS Development
2 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.24%) OO
4 13 (11.21%) Mobile Development
5 12 (10.34%) TDD
6 11 (9.48%) BDD
7 9 (7.76%) Pair Programming
8 8 (6.90%) Scrum
8 8 (6.90%) OOD
8 8 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.17%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (5.17%) Game Development
11 5 (4.31%) Memory Management
11 5 (4.31%) OOP
11 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.45%) 3D Modelling
12 4 (3.45%) Open Source
12 4 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.90%) Objective-C
2 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.21%) Apple Swift
4 10 (8.62%) C#
5 8 (6.90%) C
5 8 (6.90%) XAML
6 6 (5.17%) C++
6 6 (5.17%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
7 2 (1.72%) Java
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Apple
2 9 (7.76%) Google
3 6 (5.17%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Facebook
5 3 (2.59%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.72%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.86%) Reuters
7 1 (0.86%) SAP
7 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
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