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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 498 492 511
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Animation 72 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 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 £201 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
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
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +17 41 £400 +10.72% 12
South East -5 13 £288 - 5
North West - 6 £325 - 5
South West -23 5 £175 - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £325 - 1
East of England -27 2 £210 -31.14% 2
West Midlands -18 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Animation
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Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 49 (39.20%) HTML
2 46 (36.80%) Photoshop
3 45 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (33.60%) Adobe
5 39 (31.20%) CSS
6 37 (29.60%) OO
6 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
6 37 (29.60%) HTML5
7 34 (27.20%) Flash
8 32 (25.60%) Android
9 31 (24.80%) OOP
10 26 (20.80%) CSS3
11 25 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
12 23 (18.40%) Apple iOS
13 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (14.40%) Mobile App
15 16 (12.80%) jQuery
15 16 (12.80%) Scrum
15 16 (12.80%) Web Services
15 16 (12.80%) XHTML
16 15 (12.00%) Objective-C
17 14 (11.20%) Games
17 14 (11.20%) Core Animation
17 14 (11.20%) iOS Development
17 14 (11.20%) Backbone.js
18 13 (10.40%) Internet
19 12 (9.60%) C++
19 12 (9.60%) Client/Server
19 12 (9.60%) Java
19 12 (9.60%) TDD

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (2.40%) CMS
1 3 (2.40%) Node.js
2 2 (1.60%) Drupal
2 2 (1.60%) Moodle
Applications
1 46 (36.80%) Photoshop
2 45 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (4.80%) Maya
5 5 (4.00%) InDesign
6 3 (2.40%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.80%) ZBrush
7 1 (0.80%) Mudbox
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) Internet
2 11 (8.80%) HTTP
3 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.40%) LAN
4 3 (2.40%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.80%) RTSP
6 1 (0.80%) NFC
6 1 (0.80%) DLNA
6 1 (0.80%) FTP
6 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 2 (1.60%) MS Access
2 2 (1.60%) SQLite
3 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Xcode
1 7 (5.60%) Flex Builder
1 7 (5.60%) Grunt
2 6 (4.80%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (4.80%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.20%) Subversion
4 3 (2.40%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.80%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.80%) JUnit
6 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 14 (11.20%) Games
2 8 (6.40%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Back Office
4 5 (4.00%) Finance
5 4 (3.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) Designer
3 14 (11.20%) iOS Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Graphic Designer
5 10 (8.00%) Visual Designer
6 8 (6.40%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.00%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Flash Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Flash Developer
9 4 (3.20%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.40%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Digital Designer
10 3 (2.40%) Games Developer
11 2 (1.60%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.60%) Systems Support
11 2 (1.60%) UI Designer
11 2 (1.60%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.20%) HTML
2 39 (31.20%) CSS
3 37 (29.60%) HTML5
4 34 (27.20%) Flash
5 26 (20.80%) CSS3
6 16 (12.80%) XHTML
6 16 (12.80%) Web Services
6 16 (12.80%) jQuery
7 14 (11.20%) Backbone.js
7 14 (11.20%) Core Animation
8 12 (9.60%) RESTful
9 9 (7.20%) XML
9 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.60%) Android SDK
10 7 (5.60%) JSON
10 7 (5.60%) Apache Flex
11 5 (4.00%) Dojo
11 5 (4.00%) MooTools
12 4 (3.20%) Cocoa
12 4 (3.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.60%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.20%) Streaming Video
3 9 (7.20%) Streaming Media
4 7 (5.60%) Photography
4 7 (5.60%) RIA
5 6 (4.80%) iPhone
5 6 (4.80%) Open Source
6 5 (4.00%) Social Media
6 5 (4.00%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.20%) IPTV
7 4 (3.20%) iPad
8 3 (2.40%) Xbox
8 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.40%) New Media
8 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.40%) W3C
9 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.60%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.60%) Android
2 23 (18.40%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.60%) Windows
4 6 (4.80%) Linux
5 4 (3.20%) CentOS
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.80%) webOS
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) OO
2 31 (24.80%) OOP
3 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.80%) Scrum
5 14 (11.20%) iOS Development
6 12 (9.60%) Web Application Development
6 12 (9.60%) TDD
7 10 (8.00%) 3D Animation
8 9 (7.20%) Android Development
8 9 (7.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.60%) MVC
11 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.20%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.20%) Web Design
12 4 (3.20%) 3D Modelling
13 3 (2.40%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.40%) SEO
13 3 (2.40%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.00%) Objective-C
3 12 (9.60%) C++
3 12 (9.60%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) C
4 11 (8.80%) ActionScript
5 6 (4.80%) PHP
5 6 (4.80%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (4.00%) Python
7 4 (3.20%) C#
8 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.60%) XAML
9 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.60%) VBA
10 1 (0.80%) VC++
10 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) PHP5
10 1 (0.80%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Section 508
2 1 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) NFS
1 4 (3.20%) Samba
Vendors
1 42 (33.60%) Adobe
2 5 (4.00%) Apple
2 5 (4.00%) Twitter
3 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.20%) Facebook
4 3 (2.40%) DoubleClick
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.60%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.60%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.80%) Omniture
6 1 (0.80%) Zend
6 1 (0.80%) Sencha
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle
London
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 230-300 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago