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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 369 399 378
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs citing Animation 42 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.27% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £14.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+978.26% -20.13%
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
8844 9541 9813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.78% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6098 6627 6689
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 177 253
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 4 - - 5
Uxbridge - - - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 43 (51.19%) HTML
2 40 (47.62%) CSS
3 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.48%) HTML5
5 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (38.10%) CSS3
7 30 (35.71%) OO
8 26 (30.95%) Adobe
9 22 (26.19%) OOP
10 21 (25.00%) Flash
11 20 (23.81%) Photoshop
12 19 (22.62%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (22.62%) Apple iOS
13 15 (17.86%) Backbone.js
13 15 (17.86%) Android
14 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
14 14 (16.67%) User Experience
15 13 (15.48%) Web Application Development
15 13 (15.48%) Web Services
16 12 (14.29%) jQuery
16 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 12 (14.29%) RESTful
17 11 (13.10%) HTTP
18 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
18 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
18 10 (11.90%) XHTML
18 10 (11.90%) TDD
18 10 (11.90%) Scrum
18 10 (11.90%) iOS Development
18 10 (11.90%) Grunt

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (3.57%) Node.js
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Photoshop
2 19 (22.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.95%) Fireworks
3 5 (5.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.76%) Maya
5 3 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.19%) GIMP
6 1 (1.19%) ZBrush
6 1 (1.19%) Mudbox
6 1 (1.19%) MODO
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
5 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) NFC
5 1 (1.19%) DLNA
5 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) MS Access
3 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Grunt
2 9 (10.71%) Jasmine
3 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (5.95%) Flex Builder
5 4 (4.76%) Xcode
6 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 3 (3.57%) Mocha
6 3 (3.57%) Yeoman
6 3 (3.57%) Bower
7 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.19%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 8 (9.52%) Back Office
2 6 (7.14%) Games
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Designer
3 10 (11.90%) iOS Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 6 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.95%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.76%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Visual Designer
9 2 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Interface Designer
9 2 (2.38%) Digital Designer
10 1 (1.19%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (1.19%) Mobile Web Developer
10 1 (1.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (51.19%) HTML
2 40 (47.62%) CSS
3 34 (40.48%) HTML5
4 32 (38.10%) CSS3
5 21 (25.00%) Flash
6 15 (17.86%) Backbone.js
7 13 (15.48%) Web Services
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
8 12 (14.29%) RESTful
8 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 10 (11.90%) XHTML
10 9 (10.71%) Core Animation
11 7 (8.33%) Apache Flex
11 7 (8.33%) XML
11 7 (8.33%) Android SDK
12 4 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (4.76%) JSON
13 3 (3.57%) LAMP
13 3 (3.57%) D3.js
14 2 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 14 (16.67%) User Experience
2 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.52%) Streaming Media
4 7 (8.33%) Open Source
5 6 (7.14%) Streaming Video
6 5 (5.95%) Photography
6 5 (5.95%) RIA
6 5 (5.95%) iPhone
6 5 (5.95%) iPad
7 4 (4.76%) Social Media
7 4 (4.76%) W3C
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.38%) Xbox
9 2 (2.38%) Social Gaming
9 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
9 2 (2.38%) GIS
9 2 (2.38%) Mobile Games
9 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Apple iOS
2 15 (17.86%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.38%) UNIX
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) OO
3 22 (26.19%) OOP
4 13 (15.48%) Web Application Development
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
5 10 (11.90%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.52%) 3D Animation
7 7 (8.33%) Android Development
7 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.14%) MVC
9 5 (5.95%) SEO
9 5 (5.95%) Web Development
10 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.38%) Web Analytics
12 2 (2.38%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.71%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) Objective-C
3 8 (9.52%) C
4 7 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) ActionScript
6 3 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) XAML
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) PHP5
8 1 (1.19%) PHP4
8 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) WAI
1 1 (1.19%) Section 508
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Adobe
2 6 (7.14%) Facebook
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
3 2 (2.38%) Apple
3 2 (2.38%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.19%) Omniture
4 1 (1.19%) Google
4 1 (1.19%) Zend
4 1 (1.19%) Sencha
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