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 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 88 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Animation 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £388 £203
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +91.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.58%
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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
369 302 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.17% 25.86% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 161 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
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 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 18 December 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScriptMVC
5 2 (28.57%) Dojo
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) MooTools
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
6 1 (14.29%) iDTV
6 1 (14.29%) Internet

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScriptMVC
3 2 (28.57%) Dojo
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) MooTools
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) iDTV
2 1 (14.29%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe