The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 139 105 130
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Contract jobs citing Animation 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £25.94 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+497.59% +44.09%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
821 510 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.61% 22.59% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 314 413
Average daily rate £375 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 57
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Animation Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Animation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 2 £290 - 1
Bristol -17 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 4 (50.00%) Samba
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Fireworks
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Grunt
5 1 (12.50%) 3D Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (37.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
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