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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 381 369 388
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Animation 43 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £180
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.23 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -26.66%
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 8 £300 -31.42% 3
Hounslow - 1 £320 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (34.48%) Apple iOS
2 27 (31.03%) iOS Development
3 23 (26.44%) User Experience
3 23 (26.44%) Objective-C
3 23 (26.44%) Core Animation
4 20 (22.99%) JSON
5 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.84%) HTML
5 19 (21.84%) OO
6 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 14 (16.09%) CSS
7 14 (16.09%) HTML5
7 14 (16.09%) RESTful
8 13 (14.94%) Cocoa Touch
9 12 (13.79%) Xcode
9 12 (13.79%) Games
10 11 (12.64%) TDD
10 11 (12.64%) Pair Programming
10 11 (12.64%) iPhone
10 11 (12.64%) BDD
10 11 (12.64%) CocoaPods
11 10 (11.49%) Scrum
11 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
11 10 (11.49%) Windows
11 10 (11.49%) OOD
12 9 (10.34%) Apple
12 9 (10.34%) C#
12 9 (10.34%) Maya
12 9 (10.34%) Google
12 9 (10.34%) CSS3

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.30%) WordPress
1 2 (2.30%) Node.js
1 2 (2.30%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.34%) Maya
3 8 (9.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (8.05%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.30%) FreeHand
6 1 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) UPnP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Xcode
2 11 (12.64%) CocoaPods
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) Grunt
5 1 (1.15%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.15%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.15%) Appium
5 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 12 (13.79%) Games
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 5 (5.75%) Advertising
4 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Finance
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (65.52%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) iOS Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Designer
4 7 (8.05%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.75%) UI Designer
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Creative Director
8 2 (2.30%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (2.30%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.30%) Mac Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Digital Producer
8 2 (2.30%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.15%) Android Developer
9 1 (1.15%) Senior UI Designer
9 1 (1.15%) Mac Engineer
9 1 (1.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.15%) Motion Graphics Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Core Animation
2 20 (22.99%) JSON
3 19 (21.84%) HTML
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
4 14 (16.09%) HTML5
4 14 (16.09%) RESTful
5 13 (14.94%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (10.34%) CSS3
7 8 (9.20%) REST
8 7 (8.05%) .NET
8 7 (8.05%) Flash
9 6 (6.90%) WPF
10 5 (5.75%) jQuery
11 4 (4.60%) Cocoa
12 3 (3.45%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.45%) HTML5 Canvas
12 3 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 2 (2.30%) SVG
14 1 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) User Experience
2 11 (12.64%) iPhone
3 8 (9.20%) Graphic Design
3 8 (9.20%) iPad
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.90%) Social Media
5 6 (6.90%) GIS
6 5 (5.75%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
7 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.30%) Physics
8 2 (2.30%) Blog
8 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.15%) Online Games
9 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.15%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) iOS Development
2 19 (21.84%) OO
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) TDD
3 11 (12.64%) Pair Programming
3 11 (12.64%) BDD
4 10 (11.49%) Scrum
4 10 (11.49%) OOD
5 8 (9.20%) Mobile Development
6 7 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.90%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (3.45%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.30%) Project Management
9 2 (2.30%) SEO
9 2 (2.30%) Workflow
9 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.30%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.30%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) Objective-C
2 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) C++
5 7 (8.05%) XAML
5 7 (8.05%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.45%) C
7 2 (2.30%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Apple
1 9 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Facebook
2 3 (3.45%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.15%) Reuters
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe