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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 385 401 360
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -41
Contract jobs citing Animation 44 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.097% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £106.25 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £25.94 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+497.59% +44.09%
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
8763 9294 9604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.82% 37.56% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 6433 6489
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 £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 18 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
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 September 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 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 3 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 41 (50.62%) HTML
2 38 (46.91%) CSS
3 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (40.74%) HTML5
5 31 (38.27%) CSS3
6 30 (37.04%) OO
7 24 (29.63%) Adobe
8 22 (27.16%) OOP
9 21 (25.93%) Flash
10 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
11 19 (23.46%) Photoshop
11 19 (23.46%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (19.75%) Android
13 15 (18.52%) Backbone.js
14 14 (17.28%) Mobile App
14 14 (17.28%) User Experience
15 13 (16.05%) Web Application Development
16 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
16 12 (14.81%) RESTful
16 12 (14.81%) Web Services
17 11 (13.58%) HTTP
17 11 (13.58%) jQuery
17 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
18 10 (12.35%) Grunt
18 10 (12.35%) Core Animation
18 10 (12.35%) TDD
18 10 (12.35%) Scrum
18 10 (12.35%) Objective-C
18 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (3.70%) Node.js
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 19 (23.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.17%) Fireworks
3 4 (4.94%) Maya
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.23%) GIMP
5 1 (1.23%) ZBrush
5 1 (1.23%) Mudbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) HTTP
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Intranet
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) NFC
5 1 (1.23%) DLNA
5 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Grunt
2 9 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (6.17%) Xcode
4 5 (6.17%) Flex Builder
5 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (3.70%) Yeoman
5 3 (3.70%) Bower
5 3 (3.70%) Mocha
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (8.64%) Back Office
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Games
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (13.58%) iOS Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Designer
5 8 (9.88%) Android Developer
6 6 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 5 (6.17%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.94%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.70%) Visual Designer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Interface Designer
10 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Digital Designer
11 1 (1.23%) Senior Android Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Mobile Web Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.62%) HTML
2 38 (46.91%) CSS
3 33 (40.74%) HTML5
4 31 (38.27%) CSS3
5 21 (25.93%) Flash
6 15 (18.52%) Backbone.js
7 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.81%) Web Services
7 12 (14.81%) RESTful
8 11 (13.58%) jQuery
9 10 (12.35%) Core Animation
10 9 (11.11%) XHTML
11 7 (8.64%) XML
11 7 (8.64%) Android SDK
12 6 (7.41%) Apache Flex
13 5 (6.17%) JSON
14 4 (4.94%) HTML5 Canvas
15 3 (3.70%) D3.js
16 2 (2.47%) WebKit
16 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Mobile App
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 10 (12.35%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.88%) Streaming Media
4 7 (8.64%) Open Source
5 6 (7.41%) Streaming Video
6 5 (6.17%) Photography
6 5 (6.17%) RIA
6 5 (6.17%) iPhone
6 5 (6.17%) iPad
7 4 (4.94%) W3C
8 3 (3.70%) Social Media
8 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.47%) Xbox
9 2 (2.47%) Social Gaming
9 2 (2.47%) Video on Demand
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Games
9 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
2 16 (19.75%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) OO
3 22 (27.16%) OOP
4 13 (16.05%) Web Application Development
5 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
6 10 (12.35%) TDD
6 10 (12.35%) Scrum
7 8 (9.88%) 3D Animation
7 8 (9.88%) Android Development
8 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) MVC
9 5 (6.17%) SEO
10 4 (4.94%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.94%) Web Development
10 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.47%) Web Analytics
12 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.35%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) Objective-C
3 8 (9.88%) C
4 7 (8.64%) C++
5 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.47%) C#
7 2 (2.47%) XAML
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) PHP5
8 1 (1.23%) PHP4
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) WAI
1 1 (1.23%) Section 508
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Adobe
2 5 (6.17%) Facebook
3 2 (2.47%) Apple
3 2 (2.47%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.23%) Omniture
4 1 (1.23%) Zend
4 1 (1.23%) Sencha
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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