The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 359 392 378
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Animation 40 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £106.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7212 7878 8141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.67% 32.47% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4829 5413 5501
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Animation
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 3 £450 +12.50% 3
Uxbridge - - - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (45.07%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
2 28 (39.44%) OO
3 26 (36.62%) HTML5
4 25 (35.21%) CSS3
5 24 (33.80%) Flash
6 19 (26.76%) OOP
6 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.35%) Adobe
7 18 (25.35%) Apple iOS
8 16 (22.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (21.13%) Mobile App
10 14 (19.72%) Backbone.js
10 14 (19.72%) Android
11 12 (16.90%) RESTful
11 12 (16.90%) Photoshop
11 12 (16.90%) Web Services
11 12 (16.90%) Web Application Development
12 11 (15.49%) iOS Development
12 11 (15.49%) Core Animation
12 11 (15.49%) HTTP
12 11 (15.49%) Objective-C
13 10 (14.08%) jQuery
13 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
13 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
13 10 (14.08%) Java
13 10 (14.08%) C
14 9 (12.68%) C++
14 9 (12.68%) Streaming Media

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (16.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.23%) Maya
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.41%) ZBrush
5 1 (1.41%) Mudbox
5 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) HTTP
2 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.45%) Internet
4 2 (2.82%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.41%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) RTSP
5 1 (1.41%) NFC
5 1 (1.41%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) MS Access
2 2 (2.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Jasmine
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.45%) Grunt
1 6 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (7.04%) Xcode
2 5 (7.04%) Flex Builder
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.45%) Back Office
2 5 (7.04%) Games
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Front-End Developer
2 11 (15.49%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Android Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Designer
5 5 (7.04%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.63%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Visual Designer
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Digital Producer
9 1 (1.41%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Content Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Digital Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Facebook Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior iOS Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Prototyper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
3 26 (36.62%) HTML5
4 25 (35.21%) CSS3
5 24 (33.80%) Flash
6 14 (19.72%) Backbone.js
7 12 (16.90%) RESTful
7 12 (16.90%) Web Services
8 11 (15.49%) Core Animation
9 10 (14.08%) jQuery
10 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.27%) XHTML
11 7 (9.86%) XML
11 7 (9.86%) Android SDK
12 6 (8.45%) JSON
13 5 (7.04%) Apache Flex
14 3 (4.23%) .NET
15 2 (2.82%) SVG
15 2 (2.82%) WebKit
16 1 (1.41%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
3 9 (12.68%) Streaming Media
4 7 (9.86%) Streaming Video
5 6 (8.45%) Open Source
6 5 (7.04%) RIA
6 5 (7.04%) Photography
7 4 (5.63%) iPhone
7 4 (5.63%) iPad
8 3 (4.23%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.82%) W3C
9 2 (2.82%) Mobile Games
9 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.82%) Copywriting
9 2 (2.82%) Social Media
9 2 (2.82%) Social Gaming
9 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.82%) Xbox
10 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Apple iOS
2 14 (19.72%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) OO
2 19 (26.76%) OOP
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Web Application Development
4 11 (15.49%) iOS Development
5 8 (11.27%) Android Development
5 8 (11.27%) Scrum
6 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.86%) TDD
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) 3D Animation
7 6 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.63%) SEO
9 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.82%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.82%) Web Development
10 2 (2.82%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.82%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) Objective-C
3 10 (14.08%) C
3 10 (14.08%) Java
4 9 (12.68%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) XAML
6 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) PHP5
7 1 (1.41%) PHP4
7 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Section 508
2 1 (1.41%) WAI
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Adobe
2 2 (2.82%) Macromedia
2 2 (2.82%) Apple
2 2 (2.82%) Facebook
2 2 (2.82%) Twitter
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.41%) Omniture
3 1 (1.41%) Zend
3 1 (1.41%) Sencha
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