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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 496 489 517
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing Animation 70 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
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 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12768 12453 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.73% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7803 7688 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 544 721
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Animation
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +33 40 £400 +10.53% 12
South East -8 10 £275 - 4
North West - 7 £325 - 6
South West -20 5 £175 -
East of England -21 4 £225 -26.22% 2
Yorkshire +3 2 £325 - 1
West Midlands -26 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (40.32%) HTML
2 41 (33.06%) Photoshop
2 41 (33.06%) Adobe
2 41 (33.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (32.26%) CSS
4 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
5 38 (30.65%) OO
5 38 (30.65%) HTML5
6 33 (26.61%) Flash
7 32 (25.81%) OOP
8 31 (25.00%) Android
9 27 (21.77%) CSS3
10 22 (17.74%) Apple iOS
10 22 (17.74%) Adobe After Effects
11 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.52%) Mobile App
13 17 (13.71%) XHTML
14 16 (12.90%) Web Services
14 16 (12.90%) Scrum
14 16 (12.90%) jQuery
15 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
15 14 (11.29%) Objective-C
15 14 (11.29%) Games
16 13 (10.48%) TDD
16 13 (10.48%) Java
16 13 (10.48%) C++
16 13 (10.48%) Internet
16 13 (10.48%) iOS Development
16 13 (10.48%) Core Animation
17 12 (9.68%) RESTful

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.42%) CMS
1 3 (2.42%) Node.js
2 2 (1.61%) Drupal
2 2 (1.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (33.06%) Photoshop
1 41 (33.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (17.74%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (4.84%) Maya
4 5 (4.03%) InDesign
5 3 (2.42%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.81%) ZBrush
6 1 (0.81%) Mudbox
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Internet
2 11 (8.87%) HTTP
3 10 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.42%) LAN
4 3 (2.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) RTSP
6 1 (0.81%) NFC
6 1 (0.81%) DLNA
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) MS Access
2 2 (1.61%) SQLite
3 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Flex Builder
1 7 (5.65%) Grunt
2 6 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (4.84%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.84%) Xcode
3 3 (2.42%) Subversion
3 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) PhoneGap
General
1 14 (11.29%) Games
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Back Office
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
5 4 (3.23%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Retail
7 2 (1.61%) Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (27.42%) Designer
3 13 (10.48%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (10.48%) iOS Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Visual Designer
5 9 (7.26%) Graphic Designer
6 8 (6.45%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.03%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Flash Designer
9 4 (3.23%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.23%) Flash Developer
9 4 (3.23%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.23%) Digital Designer
10 3 (2.42%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Games Developer
10 3 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.61%) UI Designer
11 2 (1.61%) Interactive Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.32%) HTML
2 40 (32.26%) CSS
3 38 (30.65%) HTML5
4 33 (26.61%) Flash
5 27 (21.77%) CSS3
6 17 (13.71%) XHTML
7 16 (12.90%) Web Services
7 16 (12.90%) jQuery
8 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
9 13 (10.48%) Core Animation
10 12 (9.68%) RESTful
11 9 (7.26%) XML
11 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.65%) Android SDK
12 7 (5.65%) Apache Flex
13 6 (4.84%) JSON
14 5 (4.03%) Dojo
14 5 (4.03%) MooTools
14 5 (4.03%) .NET
15 3 (2.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.26%) Streaming Video
3 9 (7.26%) Streaming Media
4 7 (5.65%) RIA
5 6 (4.84%) iPhone
5 6 (4.84%) Open Source
6 5 (4.03%) Social Media
6 5 (4.03%) Graphic Design
6 5 (4.03%) Photography
7 4 (3.23%) IPTV
7 4 (3.23%) iPad
8 3 (2.42%) Xbox
8 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.42%) New Media
9 2 (1.61%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.61%) Physics
9 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) Android
2 22 (17.74%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.65%) Windows
4 6 (4.84%) Linux
5 4 (3.23%) CentOS
5 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.81%) webOS
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) OO
2 32 (25.81%) OOP
3 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.90%) Scrum
5 13 (10.48%) TDD
5 13 (10.48%) iOS Development
6 12 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 11 (8.87%) 3D Animation
8 9 (7.26%) Android Development
9 8 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.45%) MVC
9 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.03%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.23%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
12 4 (3.23%) SEO
13 3 (2.42%) Web Development
13 3 (2.42%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (1.61%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.29%) Objective-C
3 13 (10.48%) C++
3 13 (10.48%) Java
4 11 (8.87%) C
4 11 (8.87%) ActionScript
5 6 (4.84%) PHP
6 5 (4.03%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (3.23%) C#
8 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.61%) XAML
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) VC++
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) PHP5
10 1 (0.81%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Section 508
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
2 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) NFS
1 4 (3.23%) Samba
Vendors
1 41 (33.06%) Adobe
2 5 (4.03%) Facebook
2 5 (4.03%) Twitter
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.23%) Apple
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.61%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.61%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.81%) Omniture
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) Zend
6 1 (0.81%) Sencha
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