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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 355 371 359
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Animation 49 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 23
Average daily rate
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£423 £450 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £255 £209
% change year-on-year
+22.54% +22.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -24.65%
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
7851 8471 8367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.55% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5933 5698
Average daily rate £463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 147 192
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +16 11 £250 -41.17% 3
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Hounslow - 2 £405 -
Isleworth - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 31 (39.24%) Apple iOS
2 27 (34.18%) iOS Development
3 23 (29.11%) Core Animation
3 23 (29.11%) Objective-C
4 21 (26.58%) User Experience
5 19 (24.05%) JSON
6 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.25%) OO
8 15 (18.99%) HTML
9 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.46%) RESTful
11 12 (15.19%) Xcode
11 12 (15.19%) Cocoa Touch
12 11 (13.92%) HTML5
13 10 (12.66%) Windows
13 10 (12.66%) Photoshop
13 10 (12.66%) CSS
13 10 (12.66%) iPhone
14 9 (11.39%) TDD
14 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
14 9 (11.39%) Google
14 9 (11.39%) C#
14 9 (11.39%) BDD
14 9 (11.39%) Mobile Development
14 9 (11.39%) CocoaPods
15 8 (10.13%) REST
15 8 (10.13%) iPad
15 8 (10.13%) OOD
15 8 (10.13%) Scrum
15 8 (10.13%) Android

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (2.53%) WordPress
1 2 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Facebook Platform
1 2 (2.53%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.80%) Maya
5 1 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.27%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) UPnP
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
1 2 (2.53%) PBX
1 2 (2.53%) DHCP
1 2 (2.53%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Xcode
2 9 (11.39%) CocoaPods
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.27%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.27%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.27%) Appium
General
1 7 (8.86%) Games
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Advertising
4 4 (5.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Finance
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) iOS Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Designer
4 6 (7.59%) UI Designer
5 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.53%) Mac Developer
6 2 (2.53%) Digital Producer
6 2 (2.53%) Creative Director
6 2 (2.53%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Programme Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Android Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (1.27%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.27%) Author
7 1 (1.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) Core Animation
2 19 (24.05%) JSON
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 13 (16.46%) RESTful
5 12 (15.19%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (13.92%) HTML5
7 10 (12.66%) CSS
8 8 (10.13%) REST
9 7 (8.86%) .NET
9 7 (8.86%) CSS3
10 6 (7.59%) Flash
10 6 (7.59%) Cocoa
10 6 (7.59%) WPF
11 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
11 3 (3.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (3.80%) jQuery
12 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.53%) HTML5 Canvas
13 1 (1.27%) WebGL
13 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) iPhone
3 8 (10.13%) iPad
4 7 (8.86%) Social Media
4 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.59%) GIS
5 6 (7.59%) Graphic Design
6 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
7 4 (5.06%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.53%) Blog
8 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.53%) Physics
8 2 (2.53%) Video Editing
8 2 (2.53%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) DTV
9 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.80%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) iOS Development
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) OO
4 9 (11.39%) TDD
4 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
4 9 (11.39%) BDD
4 9 (11.39%) Mobile Development
5 8 (10.13%) OOD
5 8 (10.13%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.59%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.80%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.53%) OOP
8 2 (2.53%) SEO
8 2 (2.53%) Workflow
8 2 (2.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) Objective-C
2 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.39%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) XAML
5 6 (7.59%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.80%) C
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Java
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Google
2 6 (7.59%) Apple
3 3 (3.80%) Facebook
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 3 (3.80%) DoubleClick
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.27%) Reuters
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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