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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 375 403 357
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -46
Contract jobs citing Animation 27 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £495 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £388 £203
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +91.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.58%
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
8091 9055 7901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5804 6325 5487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 166 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Animation Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 2 £500 +23.07% 1
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (49.30%) HTML
2 34 (47.89%) CSS
3 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 26 (36.62%) HTML5
5 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.99%) CSS3
7 20 (28.17%) Photoshop
7 20 (28.17%) Adobe
8 18 (25.35%) User Experience
9 17 (23.94%) OOP
10 16 (22.54%) OO
10 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS
11 13 (18.31%) Android
12 12 (16.90%) Flash
13 11 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (15.49%) jQuery
14 9 (12.68%) TDD
14 9 (12.68%) Apache Flex
14 9 (12.68%) Web Services
14 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
14 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
15 8 (11.27%) 3D Animation
15 8 (11.27%) Facebook
15 8 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
15 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
15 8 (11.27%) Internet
15 8 (11.27%) RESTful
16 7 (9.86%) Core Animation
16 7 (9.86%) Web Development

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (7.04%) Node.js
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) WordPress
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Photoshop
2 11 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.45%) Fireworks
4 4 (5.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.63%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (4.23%) Maya
6 1 (1.41%) GIMP
6 1 (1.41%) ZBrush
6 1 (1.41%) Mudbox
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.41%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.41%) MODO
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
3 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) Intranet
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Grunt
2 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Flex Builder
2 5 (7.04%) Xcode
3 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.63%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Mocha
4 3 (4.23%) Bower
4 3 (4.23%) Yeoman
4 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) Calabash
General
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Games
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Designer
3 8 (11.27%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (11.27%) UI Developer
4 7 (9.86%) UI Designer
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.86%) UI Programmer
5 5 (7.04%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Visual Designer
7 2 (2.82%) Digital Designer
7 2 (2.82%) Interface Designer
7 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (49.30%) HTML
2 34 (47.89%) CSS
3 26 (36.62%) HTML5
4 22 (30.99%) CSS3
5 12 (16.90%) Flash
6 11 (15.49%) jQuery
7 9 (12.68%) Apache Flex
7 9 (12.68%) Web Services
7 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
8 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.27%) RESTful
9 7 (9.86%) Core Animation
10 6 (8.45%) LAMP
10 6 (8.45%) XHTML
11 5 (7.04%) XML
11 5 (7.04%) Cocoa
11 5 (7.04%) Android SDK
12 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.63%) XML-RPC
12 4 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) User Experience
2 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.45%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) RIA
3 5 (7.04%) Photography
3 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.04%) Streaming Video
4 4 (5.63%) GIS
5 3 (4.23%) iPhone
5 3 (4.23%) Streaming Media
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Social Gaming
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.82%) W3C
6 2 (2.82%) iPad
7 1 (1.41%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS
2 13 (18.31%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) OOP
3 16 (22.54%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) TDD
4 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
5 8 (11.27%) 3D Animation
5 8 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (9.86%) Web Development
6 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
7 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) Android Development
9 4 (5.63%) Web Design
10 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.23%) MVC
10 3 (4.23%) SEO
10 3 (4.23%) Workflow
11 2 (2.82%) User Stories
11 2 (2.82%) Migration
11 2 (2.82%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.82%) C
5 2 (2.82%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Adobe
2 8 (11.27%) Facebook
3 4 (5.63%) Twitter
4 2 (2.82%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.41%) Google
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