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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 506 522 514
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Animation 72 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 41
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £25.94 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+497.59% +44.09%
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +34 44 £400 - 9
South East +2 7 £325 +3.17% 5
North West 0 7 £338 -10.00% 1
East of England -16 5 £225 -30.76% 2
Yorkshire +2 3 £300 -14.28% 1
South West -45 2 £290 -17.14% 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 4
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (43.57%) HTML
2 53 (37.86%) CSS
3 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (35.00%) HTML5
5 48 (34.29%) JavaScript
6 44 (31.43%) Adobe
7 43 (30.71%) Photoshop
8 42 (30.00%) OO
9 39 (27.86%) OOP
9 39 (27.86%) Adobe Illustrator
10 35 (25.00%) User Experience
11 34 (24.29%) CSS3
12 31 (22.14%) Android
13 28 (20.00%) Apple iOS
13 28 (20.00%) Flash
14 21 (15.00%) Scrum
15 20 (14.29%) XHTML
16 19 (13.57%) TDD
16 19 (13.57%) Adobe After Effects
17 18 (12.86%) Backbone.js
18 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
18 17 (12.14%) jQuery
18 17 (12.14%) iOS Development
18 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
19 16 (11.43%) Core Animation
19 16 (11.43%) Web Services
19 16 (11.43%) Java
20 15 (10.71%) C++
20 15 (10.71%) Games
20 15 (10.71%) Objective-C

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.57%) Node.js
2 2 (1.43%) Drupal
2 2 (1.43%) Moodle
2 2 (1.43%) CMS
2 2 (1.43%) IIS
2 2 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (30.71%) Photoshop
2 39 (27.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (13.57%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.71%) Fireworks
5 7 (5.00%) Maya
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.43%) InDesign
7 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.71%) ZBrush
7 1 (0.71%) Mudbox
7 1 (0.71%) GIMP
7 1 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Internet
2 11 (7.86%) HTTP
3 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.14%) LAN
4 3 (2.14%) WAN
5 2 (1.43%) Wireless
5 2 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.71%) DLNA
6 1 (0.71%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) MySQL
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) MS Access
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Grunt
2 9 (6.43%) Jasmine
3 7 (5.00%) Flex Builder
4 6 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.29%) Xcode
5 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.86%) Subversion
6 3 (2.14%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.14%) Bower
6 3 (2.14%) Mocha
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) JIRA
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 15 (10.71%) Games
2 11 (7.86%) Marketing
3 7 (5.00%) Back Office
3 7 (5.00%) Finance
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (56.43%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) Designer
3 17 (12.14%) iOS Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Visual Designer
6 8 (5.71%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.00%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Web Designer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.57%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.86%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.86%) Digital Designer
10 4 (2.86%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Graphic Designer
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Applications Developer
11 3 (2.14%) Flash Developer
11 3 (2.14%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.14%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (43.57%) HTML
2 53 (37.86%) CSS
3 49 (35.00%) HTML5
4 34 (24.29%) CSS3
5 28 (20.00%) Flash
6 20 (14.29%) XHTML
7 18 (12.86%) Backbone.js
8 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
8 17 (12.14%) jQuery
9 16 (11.43%) Core Animation
9 16 (11.43%) Web Services
10 12 (8.57%) RESTful
11 9 (6.43%) XML
12 8 (5.71%) Apache Flex
13 7 (5.00%) Android SDK
14 6 (4.29%) JSON
15 5 (3.57%) Dojo
15 5 (3.57%) MooTools
16 4 (2.86%) HTML5 Canvas
16 4 (2.86%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) User Experience
2 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.43%) Streaming Video
5 8 (5.71%) Streaming Media
5 8 (5.71%) iPhone
6 7 (5.00%) Open Source
6 7 (5.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.00%) RIA
7 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.29%) iPad
8 5 (3.57%) Social Media
8 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.57%) Photography
9 4 (2.86%) IPTV
9 4 (2.86%) W3C
9 4 (2.86%) E-Learning
10 3 (2.14%) Xbox
10 3 (2.14%) Video on Demand
10 3 (2.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) Android
2 28 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.71%) Windows
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
5 4 (2.86%) CentOS
5 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.43%) UNIX
6 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.71%) webOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.00%) OO
3 39 (27.86%) OOP
4 21 (15.00%) Scrum
5 19 (13.57%) TDD
6 17 (12.14%) iOS Development
7 13 (9.29%) MVC
7 13 (9.29%) Web Application Development
8 12 (8.57%) 3D Animation
9 10 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.43%) Android Development
11 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.00%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.57%) SEO
13 5 (3.57%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.57%) Web Development
13 5 (3.57%) Software Testing
14 4 (2.86%) Mentoring
15 3 (2.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.43%) Java
3 15 (10.71%) C++
3 15 (10.71%) Objective-C
4 10 (7.14%) C
5 8 (5.71%) ActionScript
6 7 (5.00%) C#
7 6 (4.29%) PHP
7 6 (4.29%) Python
8 4 (2.86%) Scala
9 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.14%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.43%) XAML
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) VC++
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Section 508
1 1 (0.71%) WCAG
1 1 (0.71%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Samba
1 4 (2.86%) NFS
Vendors
1 44 (31.43%) Adobe
2 7 (5.00%) Facebook
3 5 (3.57%) Apple
4 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.14%) Autodesk
5 3 (2.14%) Twitter
6 2 (1.43%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) Sencha
7 1 (0.71%) Omniture
7 1 (0.71%) Zend
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