The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 363 383 412
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +29
Contract jobs citing Animation 51 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £106.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £155.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-80.32% +324.65%
Animation
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8426 9055 9873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.25% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 6022 6727
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 186 201
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Animation Daily Rate Trend in London

Animation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Animation Daily Rate Histogram in London

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in London

Animation
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +6 9 £300 -33.33% 4
Croydon - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 39 (37.86%) User Experience
2 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.01%) HTML
4 29 (28.16%) Apple iOS
5 28 (27.18%) CSS
6 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
7 26 (25.24%) iOS Development
8 23 (22.33%) Core Animation
8 23 (22.33%) HTML5
9 22 (21.36%) OO
9 22 (21.36%) Objective-C
10 18 (17.48%) Scrum
10 18 (17.48%) Photoshop
11 17 (16.50%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (16.50%) RESTful
11 17 (16.50%) JSON
12 16 (15.53%) Xcode
13 15 (14.56%) Cocoa Touch
14 14 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (13.59%) CSS3
14 14 (13.59%) BDD
14 14 (13.59%) CocoaPods
14 14 (13.59%) TDD
14 14 (13.59%) Pair Programming
15 13 (12.62%) OOD
15 13 (12.62%) jQuery
15 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
16 12 (11.65%) Flash
16 12 (11.65%) Games
17 11 (10.68%) Marketing

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (4.85%) WordPress
2 3 (2.91%) CMS
2 3 (2.91%) DNN
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Photoshop
2 17 (16.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (8.74%) Maya
4 8 (7.77%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.91%) InDesign
6 2 (1.94%) FreeHand
6 2 (1.94%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) UPnP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Xcode
2 14 (13.59%) CocoaPods
3 6 (5.83%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.91%) Grunt
6 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) gulp
7 1 (0.97%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.97%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.97%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.97%) Appium
General
1 12 (11.65%) Games
2 11 (10.68%) Marketing
3 6 (5.83%) Advertising
4 4 (3.88%) Publishing
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Finance
6 1 (0.97%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 55 (53.40%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) iOS Developer
3 23 (22.33%) Designer
4 10 (9.71%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (6.80%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.83%) UI Designer
6 6 (5.83%) UX Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Visual Designer
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Designer
8 3 (2.91%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Digital Producer
8 3 (2.91%) Animator
8 3 (2.91%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (2.91%) Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Programme Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Copywriter
9 2 (1.94%) HTML Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Creative Director
9 2 (1.94%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) HTML
2 28 (27.18%) CSS
3 23 (22.33%) Core Animation
3 23 (22.33%) HTML5
4 17 (16.50%) JSON
4 17 (16.50%) RESTful
5 15 (14.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 14 (13.59%) CSS3
7 13 (12.62%) jQuery
8 12 (11.65%) Flash
9 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.80%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (4.85%) SVG
10 5 (4.85%) Cocoa
11 4 (3.88%) Ajax
11 4 (3.88%) Modernizr
11 4 (3.88%) WebSockets
11 4 (3.88%) Backbone.js
11 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) User Experience
2 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.71%) iPhone
4 8 (7.77%) Social Media
4 8 (7.77%) iPad
4 8 (7.77%) Graphic Design
5 7 (6.80%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.85%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.94%) Blog
9 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.94%) Physics
10 1 (0.97%) Photography
10 1 (0.97%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.97%) BBC
10 1 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.97%) IPTV
10 1 (0.97%) Derivative
10 1 (0.97%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.80%) Android
3 4 (3.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) iOS Development
3 22 (21.36%) OO
4 18 (17.48%) Scrum
5 14 (13.59%) TDD
5 14 (13.59%) Pair Programming
5 14 (13.59%) BDD
5 14 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (12.62%) OOD
7 9 (8.74%) Information Architecture
8 7 (6.80%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (4.85%) Workflow
10 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.88%) SEO
11 3 (2.91%) OOP
11 3 (2.91%) Content Management
11 3 (2.91%) Usability Testing
11 3 (2.91%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.91%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (2.91%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.36%) Objective-C
3 8 (7.77%) Apple Swift
3 8 (7.77%) C++
4 3 (2.91%) C
4 3 (2.91%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) Java
6 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.97%) Python
6 1 (0.97%) XAML
6 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Apple
1 9 (8.74%) Google
2 5 (4.85%) Adobe
3 4 (3.88%) DoubleClick
4 3 (2.91%) Facebook
5 1 (0.97%) Reuters
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
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