The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 562 556 564
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Animation 79 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 28
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £490 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £22.25 £39.90 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £35.34 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £44.46 £113.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £39.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-74.93% +45.09%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18179 17981 17787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.61% 31.70% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11843 10901 10847
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 705 768
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Animation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Animation
Daily Rate Trend

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

Animation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Animation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Animation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Animation
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 70 £389 +2.30% 34
London -34 47 £400 -4.19% 21
South East -12 11 £388 +19.23% 5
Scotland -11 9 £350 -33.33%
Glasgow +12 7 £350 -33.33%
Yorkshire - 7 £388 - 1
Leeds - 7 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
West Sussex -16 6 £425 +30.76% 1
City of London +27 4 £425 +54.54% 2
Crawley -9 4 £450 +35.84%
Oxfordshire - 4 £335 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 £275 +37.50%
East of England +1 2 £275 +37.50% 1
South West -1 2 £475 +245.45% 2
Bristol - 2 £475 - 2
Uxbridge +2 1 £365 -
North West -3 1 - - 3
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £345 -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Animation.

1 59 (38.82%) JavaScript
2 56 (36.84%) CSS
3 55 (36.18%) HTML
3 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (26.97%) User Experience
4 41 (26.97%) Front End Development
5 40 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 38 (25.00%) HTML5
7 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
8 34 (22.37%) iOS Development
8 34 (22.37%) Core Animation
9 30 (19.74%) CSS3
10 28 (18.42%) jQuery
11 27 (17.76%) JSON
12 23 (15.13%) Adobe
13 22 (14.47%) Apple
14 21 (13.82%) Games
15 20 (13.16%) TDD
15 20 (13.16%) XML
15 20 (13.16%) Algorithms
16 19 (12.50%) Mobile App
16 19 (12.50%) HTTP
17 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
17 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
18 17 (11.18%) Sass
18 17 (11.18%) Photoshop
19 16 (10.53%) OpenGL
19 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
19 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (10.53%) Multithreading

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.24%) Node.js
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) WordPress
3 2 (1.32%) Site Server
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Drupal
4 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Photoshop
2 14 (9.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.92%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (3.29%) MS Office
6 3 (1.97%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.32%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe SpeedGrade
7 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.32%) Maya
7 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.66%) GIMP
8 1 (0.66%) Houdini
8 1 (0.66%) InDesign
8 1 (0.66%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) GitHub
1 1 (0.66%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.55%) Grunt
3 11 (7.24%) gulp
4 6 (3.95%) Mocha
5 4 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.32%) Bower
6 2 (1.32%) Protractor
6 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (1.32%) Xcode
7 1 (0.66%) Calabash
7 1 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.66%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 21 (13.82%) Games
2 8 (5.26%) Marketing
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Advertising
4 4 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (61.84%) Developer
2 32 (21.05%) Designer
3 31 (20.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (16.45%) iOS Developer
5 16 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 13 (8.55%) Lead Developer
7 12 (7.89%) UX Developer
8 11 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Games Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.92%) UX Designer
11 7 (4.61%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.61%) C++ Games Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Visual Designer
12 6 (3.95%) Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Graphic Designer
13 5 (3.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.84%) CSS
2 55 (36.18%) HTML
3 38 (25.00%) HTML5
4 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
5 34 (22.37%) Core Animation
6 30 (19.74%) CSS3
7 28 (18.42%) jQuery
8 27 (17.76%) JSON
9 20 (13.16%) XML
10 17 (11.18%) Sass
11 16 (10.53%) OpenGL
12 15 (9.87%) RESTful
13 14 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (9.21%) WebGL
14 13 (8.55%) Cocoa
14 13 (8.55%) Cocoa Touch
15 11 (7.24%) SVG
16 10 (6.58%) Backbone.js
16 10 (6.58%) Flash
17 9 (5.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.97%) User Experience
2 20 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 19 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 14 (9.21%) Cryptography
4 14 (9.21%) Data Structures
4 14 (9.21%) iPad
4 14 (9.21%) iPhone
5 12 (7.89%) Motion Graphics
6 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.26%) Digital Media
8 7 (4.61%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.61%) Photography
8 7 (4.61%) RenderMan
8 7 (4.61%) Social Media
9 6 (3.95%) Physics
10 5 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.63%) Graphic Design
11 4 (2.63%) Video Editing
12 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 16 (10.53%) Android
3 9 (5.92%) Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Windows
4 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Front End Development
3 34 (22.37%) iOS Development
4 20 (13.16%) TDD
5 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.87%) Memory Management
7 15 (9.87%) Web Design
8 14 (9.21%) Automated Testing
8 14 (9.21%) Code Optimisation
9 13 (8.55%) 3D Rendering
9 13 (8.55%) Infographics
9 13 (8.55%) OO
10 12 (7.89%) Android Development
11 11 (7.24%) Mobile Development
12 10 (6.58%) Game Development
13 9 (5.92%) Web Development
14 8 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.21%) Objective-C
3 13 (8.55%) PHP
4 10 (6.58%) C++
5 8 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 7 (4.61%) GLSL
6 7 (4.61%) HLSL
7 6 (3.95%) ActionScript
7 6 (3.95%) ES6
7 6 (3.95%) R
8 3 (1.97%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Java
9 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) Adobe
2 22 (14.47%) Apple
3 4 (2.63%) Google
3 4 (2.63%) ION Trading
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.97%) SAP
5 2 (1.32%) Canon
5 2 (1.32%) Sony
5 2 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (0.66%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.66%) Facebook
6 1 (0.66%) Quark
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