The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 57 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Animation 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £39.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.93% +45.09%
Animation
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 273 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.65% 38.61% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 118
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.10 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Animation across the Hertfordshire region.

Animation Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the Hertfordshire region.

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Animation
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Quark
2 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (50.00%) CINEMA 4D

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) QuarkXPress
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Quark