The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 39 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Animation 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.27% - 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £255 £209
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +22.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -26.66%
Animation
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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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.71% 27.57% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 21
Average daily rate £350 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £51.67 £14.50 £11.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.31% +21.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Animation Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Xcode
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) CocoaPods
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) CocoaPods
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple