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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 533 498 509
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Contract jobs citing Animation 64 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 20
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.64% +313.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £61.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.88 £171.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £155.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-79.29% +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
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 43 £400 - 21
South East -16 14 £225 -21.73% 7
East of England 0 4 £150 -28.57% 2
West Midlands 0 2 - - 3
North West -25 1 - - 2
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (35.04%) Apple iOS
2 45 (32.85%) iOS Development
3 41 (29.93%) Core Animation
3 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (29.20%) Objective-C
5 36 (26.28%) User Experience
6 33 (24.09%) HTML
7 28 (20.44%) CSS
7 28 (20.44%) Cocoa Touch
8 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
8 23 (16.79%) OO
8 23 (16.79%) JSON
9 21 (15.33%) Games
10 20 (14.60%) Photoshop
11 19 (13.87%) Apple
11 19 (13.87%) Cocoa
11 19 (13.87%) HTML5
11 19 (13.87%) Mobile App
12 18 (13.14%) iPhone
12 18 (13.14%) Xcode
12 18 (13.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 17 (12.41%) RESTful
14 15 (10.95%) TDD
14 15 (10.95%) Adobe After Effects
15 14 (10.22%) Flash
15 14 (10.22%) Android
15 14 (10.22%) Apple Swift
15 14 (10.22%) CocoaPods
16 13 (9.49%) BDD
16 13 (9.49%) Windows

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (2.92%) WordPress
2 3 (2.19%) CMS
3 2 (1.46%) DNN
3 2 (1.46%) Node.js
3 2 (1.46%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Photoshop
2 18 (13.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (10.95%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (8.76%) Maya
5 3 (2.19%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.46%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.73%) InDesign
7 1 (0.73%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.73%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
1 2 (1.46%) UPnP
2 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Xcode
2 14 (10.22%) CocoaPods
3 10 (7.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.11%) Subversion
5 6 (4.38%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.19%) Appium
7 2 (1.46%) gulp
7 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.46%) Grunt
7 2 (1.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.73%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.73%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (15.33%) Games
2 11 (8.03%) Marketing
3 7 (5.11%) Advertising
4 4 (2.92%) Publishing
4 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Finance
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (59.85%) Developer
2 40 (29.20%) iOS Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Designer
4 9 (6.57%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (6.57%) Animator
5 7 (5.11%) C++ Developer
6 6 (4.38%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (4.38%) UI Designer
7 5 (3.65%) UX Designer
8 4 (2.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Programmer
9 3 (2.19%) Flash Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Digital Producer
9 3 (2.19%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (1.46%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (1.46%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (1.46%) iPhone Developer
10 2 (1.46%) Senior Designer
10 2 (1.46%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.93%) Core Animation
2 33 (24.09%) HTML
3 28 (20.44%) CSS
3 28 (20.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 23 (16.79%) JSON
5 19 (13.87%) Cocoa
5 19 (13.87%) HTML5
6 17 (12.41%) RESTful
7 14 (10.22%) Flash
8 11 (8.03%) REST
8 11 (8.03%) CSS3
9 10 (7.30%) jQuery
10 9 (6.57%) .NET
11 6 (4.38%) WPF
12 4 (2.92%) XML
12 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.92%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (2.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (2.92%) Unreal Engine
13 3 (2.19%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) User Experience
2 19 (13.87%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.14%) iPhone
4 12 (8.76%) iPad
5 10 (7.30%) Graphic Design
6 9 (6.57%) Social Media
7 7 (5.11%) Motion Graphics
8 6 (4.38%) Digital Media
8 6 (4.38%) GIS
9 5 (3.65%) Video Editing
9 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
11 3 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.46%) Blog
12 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.46%) Physics
12 2 (1.46%) Photography
12 2 (1.46%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.04%) Apple iOS
2 14 (10.22%) Android
3 13 (9.49%) Windows
4 5 (3.65%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.19%) Linux
5 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.46%) UNIX
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) iOS Development
2 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.79%) OO
4 15 (10.95%) TDD
5 13 (9.49%) BDD
6 12 (8.76%) Scrum
7 11 (8.03%) Pair Programming
7 11 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (8.03%) Mobile Development
8 10 (7.30%) OOD
9 9 (6.57%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.84%) Information Architecture
11 7 (5.11%) Concurrent Programming
12 6 (4.38%) Game Development
12 6 (4.38%) Open Source
12 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.65%) Memory Management
14 4 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.92%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) Objective-C
2 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.22%) Apple Swift
4 13 (9.49%) C++
5 10 (7.30%) C
5 10 (7.30%) C#
6 7 (5.11%) XAML
7 6 (4.38%) Python
8 2 (1.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.46%) Java
8 2 (1.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Apple
2 9 (6.57%) Google
3 8 (5.84%) Adobe
4 3 (2.19%) DoubleClick
4 3 (2.19%) Facebook
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Reuters
6 1 (0.73%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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