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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 374 395 394
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing Animation 37 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.099% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.25
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
7581 7663 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.73% 36.17% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5311 5369 5705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 2 £190 -43.70% 2
Hounslow - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £450 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (55.14%) JavaScript
2 52 (48.60%) HTML
3 49 (45.79%) CSS
4 33 (30.84%) HTML5
5 30 (28.04%) Front End Development
5 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (25.23%) User Experience
7 26 (24.30%) CSS3
7 26 (24.30%) AngularJS
8 23 (21.50%) Marketing
9 20 (18.69%) jQuery
9 20 (18.69%) Games
9 20 (18.69%) Adobe
10 17 (15.89%) Photoshop
10 17 (15.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (14.95%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (14.02%) OO
13 14 (13.08%) Flash
13 14 (13.08%) JSON
13 14 (13.08%) Sass
14 13 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
15 12 (11.21%) TDD
16 11 (10.28%) ActionScript
16 11 (10.28%) Dreamweaver
16 11 (10.28%) iOS Development
17 10 (9.35%) Node.js
17 10 (9.35%) ActionScript 3.0
17 10 (9.35%) Core Animation
17 10 (9.35%) MVC

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (9.35%) Node.js
2 4 (3.74%) Apache
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Site Server
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) DNN
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Photoshop
2 16 (14.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.54%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (6.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.74%) InDesign
5 3 (2.80%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.80%) MS Office
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe SpeedGrade
6 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.93%) Maya
7 1 (0.93%) Mudbox
7 1 (0.93%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.87%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) Grunt
4 5 (4.67%) Xcode
5 4 (3.74%) gulp
6 3 (2.80%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 23 (21.50%) Marketing
2 20 (18.69%) Games
3 9 (8.41%) Banking
4 6 (5.61%) Advertising
4 6 (5.61%) Finance
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) Designer
3 21 (19.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (16.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Angular Developer
6 10 (9.35%) iOS Developer
6 10 (9.35%) UX Designer
7 9 (8.41%) Flash Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Games Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (5.61%) UI Designer
9 6 (5.61%) Visual Designer
9 6 (5.61%) Web Designer
10 5 (4.67%) Animator
10 5 (4.67%) Flash Games Developer
11 4 (3.74%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (48.60%) HTML
2 49 (45.79%) CSS
3 33 (30.84%) HTML5
4 26 (24.30%) AngularJS
4 26 (24.30%) CSS3
5 20 (18.69%) jQuery
6 14 (13.08%) Flash
6 14 (13.08%) JSON
6 14 (13.08%) Sass
7 13 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (9.35%) Core Animation
9 9 (8.41%) Ajax
9 9 (8.41%) WebGL
10 8 (7.48%) Backbone.js
10 8 (7.48%) GreenSock GSAP
10 8 (7.48%) HTML5 Canvas
10 8 (7.48%) RESTful
10 8 (7.48%) XML
11 7 (6.54%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (6.54%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.23%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.54%) Motion Graphics
4 6 (5.61%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.61%) Online Games
4 6 (5.61%) Social Media
5 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.74%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.74%) Flash Games
5 4 (3.74%) iPad
5 4 (3.74%) iPhone
6 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.87%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.74%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (28.04%) Front End Development
2 17 (15.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (14.02%) OO
4 12 (11.21%) TDD
5 11 (10.28%) iOS Development
6 10 (9.35%) MVC
7 9 (8.41%) 3D Rendering
8 8 (7.48%) Multithreading
8 8 (7.48%) Workflow
9 7 (6.54%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.54%) Scrum
10 6 (5.61%) Analytics
10 6 (5.61%) BDD
10 6 (5.61%) MVVM
10 6 (5.61%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (5.61%) Web Design
11 5 (4.67%) Data Analytics
11 5 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.28%) ActionScript
3 10 (9.35%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (9.35%) PHP
4 8 (7.48%) Objective-C
5 5 (4.67%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (3.74%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (3.74%) C
7 3 (2.80%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Ruby
7 3 (2.80%) SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Adobe
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) Apple
4 2 (1.87%) Canon
4 2 (1.87%) DoubleClick
4 2 (1.87%) Google
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) Sony
5 1 (0.93%) Nintex
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