The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 79 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Animation 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.084% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
327 244 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.79% 20.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 138
Average daily rate £363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Animation across the Manchester region.

Animation Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the Manchester region.

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) XHTML
2 8 (66.67%) OOP
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Dojo
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) MooTools
5 4 (33.33%) IPTV
5 4 (33.33%) Games
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (25.00%) New Media
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScriptMVC

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (8.33%) Maya
4 1 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) XHTML
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Dojo
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) MooTools
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScriptMVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) IPTV
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (25.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe