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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 373 373 394
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing Animation 40 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £106.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £155.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.32% +313.33%
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
8440 8788 9404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.00% 37.44% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5874 5909 6345
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 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 166 202
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -12 4 £300 -33.33% 4
Croydon - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (31.58%) User Experience
2 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) Apple iOS
3 25 (26.32%) HTML
3 25 (26.32%) iOS Development
4 22 (23.16%) Objective-C
4 22 (23.16%) Core Animation
4 22 (23.16%) JSON
5 20 (21.05%) CSS
5 20 (21.05%) OO
6 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (15.79%) RESTful
7 15 (15.79%) HTML5
8 14 (14.74%) Photoshop
9 13 (13.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (13.68%) Xcode
9 13 (13.68%) Scrum
9 13 (13.68%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (12.63%) BDD
10 12 (12.63%) Games
10 12 (12.63%) TDD
10 12 (12.63%) Pair Programming
10 12 (12.63%) CocoaPods
11 11 (11.58%) OOD
11 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
12 10 (10.53%) CSS3
12 10 (10.53%) iPhone
12 10 (10.53%) Windows
13 9 (9.47%) Flash
13 9 (9.47%) C#

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (4.21%) WordPress
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) DNN
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Photoshop
2 13 (13.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (9.47%) Maya
4 7 (7.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.11%) FreeHand
6 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.05%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) UPnP
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Xcode
2 12 (12.63%) CocoaPods
3 5 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Grunt
5 2 (2.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) gulp
6 1 (1.05%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.05%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.05%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.05%) Appium
General
1 12 (12.63%) Games
2 9 (9.47%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 4 (4.21%) Publishing
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (60.00%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) iOS Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Designer
4 7 (7.37%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (7.37%) C++ Developer
5 5 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 4 (4.21%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.16%) Digital Producer
7 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (2.11%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.11%) Creative Director
8 2 (2.11%) Consultant
8 2 (2.11%) Copywriter
8 2 (2.11%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.11%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.11%) User Experience Consultant
9 1 (1.05%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) HTML
2 22 (23.16%) JSON
2 22 (23.16%) Core Animation
3 20 (21.05%) CSS
4 15 (15.79%) HTML5
4 15 (15.79%) RESTful
5 13 (13.68%) Cocoa Touch
6 10 (10.53%) CSS3
7 9 (9.47%) Flash
7 9 (9.47%) REST
8 8 (8.42%) jQuery
9 7 (7.37%) .NET
10 6 (6.32%) WPF
11 4 (4.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.21%) HTML5 Canvas
12 3 (3.16%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.16%) SVG
12 3 (3.16%) Cocoa
13 2 (2.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) User Experience
2 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.53%) iPhone
4 8 (8.42%) Graphic Design
4 8 (8.42%) Social Media
5 7 (7.37%) iPad
6 6 (6.32%) GIS
7 5 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
7 5 (5.26%) Digital Media
8 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
9 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.11%) Physics
10 2 (2.11%) Blog
11 1 (1.05%) Online Games
11 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.05%) Copywriting
11 1 (1.05%) DTV
11 1 (1.05%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 8 (8.42%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.11%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.32%) iOS Development
3 20 (21.05%) OO
4 13 (13.68%) Scrum
5 12 (12.63%) TDD
5 12 (12.63%) Pair Programming
5 12 (12.63%) BDD
6 11 (11.58%) OOD
7 8 (8.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (8.42%) Mobile Development
8 7 (7.37%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
10 4 (4.21%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.16%) SEO
11 3 (3.16%) Workflow
11 3 (3.16%) Content Management
11 3 (3.16%) Android Development
12 2 (2.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) Objective-C
2 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.47%) C#
4 8 (8.42%) C++
5 7 (7.37%) XAML
5 7 (7.37%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.21%) C
7 2 (2.11%) Java
8 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Google
2 8 (8.42%) Apple
3 3 (3.16%) Facebook
3 3 (3.16%) DoubleClick
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) Reuters
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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