The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 540 446 534
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +88
Contract jobs citing Animation 50 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 23
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £243 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £76.00 £37.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.66% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £37.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.20 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £76.00 £37.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+102.66% +130.76%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Animation
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 29 £375 +19.90% 16
South East -11 12 £210 -6.66% 6
North West -15 3 £168 -16.35% 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
South West -25 1 £315 - 1
East of England -26 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (40.00%) HTML
2 30 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (35.00%) Photoshop
4 27 (33.75%) Adobe
5 22 (27.50%) Android
6 21 (26.25%) CSS
6 21 (26.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
7 19 (23.75%) Flash
8 18 (22.50%) HTML5
9 17 (21.25%) OO
10 14 (17.50%) Objective-C
10 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
11 13 (16.25%) Core Animation
11 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
11 13 (16.25%) Games
12 12 (15.00%) CSS3
12 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
13 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.50%) Degree
14 10 (12.50%) jQuery
14 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.50%) C++
15 9 (11.25%) OOP
15 9 (11.25%) C
15 9 (11.25%) Scrum
16 8 (10.00%) JSON
16 8 (10.00%) Java
16 8 (10.00%) ActionScript
16 8 (10.00%) XHTML

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 28 (35.00%) Photoshop
3 21 (26.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (6.25%) InDesign
5 4 (5.00%) Maya
6 3 (3.75%) Fireworks
7 2 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.25%) MS Project
8 1 (1.25%) MS Office
8 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Intranet
4 1 (1.25%) FTP
4 1 (1.25%) NFC
4 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) RTSP
4 1 (1.25%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQLite
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.50%) Grunt
1 6 (7.50%) Xcode
2 5 (6.25%) Subversion
2 5 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.75%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.50%) Flex Builder
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (16.25%) Games
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Back Office
4 4 (5.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) Designer
3 13 (16.25%) iOS Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Graphic Designer
4 7 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Visual Designer
5 6 (7.50%) Animator
6 5 (6.25%) Games Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Digital Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Flash Designer
8 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Flash Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Junior
10 1 (1.25%) Author
10 1 (1.25%) Technical Author
10 1 (1.25%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) HTML
2 21 (26.25%) CSS
3 19 (23.75%) Flash
4 18 (22.50%) HTML5
5 13 (16.25%) Core Animation
6 12 (15.00%) CSS3
7 10 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (10.00%) JSON
8 8 (10.00%) XHTML
9 7 (8.75%) Cocoa
9 7 (8.75%) UIKit
10 6 (7.50%) OpenGL
11 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
11 5 (6.25%) RESTful
12 4 (5.00%) Qt
12 4 (5.00%) OpenGL ES
12 4 (5.00%) Web Services
12 4 (5.00%) XML
13 3 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.50%) iPhone
2 6 (7.50%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 5 (6.25%) Open Source
4 4 (5.00%) Social Media
5 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.75%) Streaming Media
5 3 (3.75%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.50%) Xbox
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.50%) Photography
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.50%) RIA
7 1 (1.25%) W3C
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Android
2 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.00%) webOS
4 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) OO
2 13 (16.25%) iOS Development
3 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.25%) OOP
5 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) TDD
6 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.25%) Android Development
9 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.00%) MVC
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
10 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.75%) Web Design
10 3 (3.75%) 3D Animation
11 2 (2.50%) Memory Management
11 2 (2.50%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.50%) Objective-C
3 10 (12.50%) C++
4 9 (11.25%) C
5 8 (10.00%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) ActionScript
6 5 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (5.00%) GLSL
8 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) XAML
9 2 (2.50%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.25%) PHP5
10 1 (1.25%) PHP4
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Adobe
2 8 (10.00%) Apple
3 4 (5.00%) Twitter
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) DoubleClick
4 3 (3.75%) Facebook
5 2 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) Macromedia
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
6 1 (1.25%) Omniture
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