The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 533 531 529
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Animation 78 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%

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
14294 13879 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.31% 25.96% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8577 8541 8387
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 608 796
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.40 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Animation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Animation
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England +13 77 £325 -7.14% 23
London +36 44 £400 - 15
North West +3 10 £325 -13.33% 2
South East -4 10 £300 -4.76% 3
Manchester +6 9 £325 -13.33% 2
South West -30 5 £195 -44.28% 1
City of London +30 4 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -20 4 £208 -31.96%
Berkshire +11 3 - - 1
Bristol -19 3 £175 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +1 2 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire 0 2 £325 -7.14%
Devon - 2 £290 -
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Brighton - 2 £325 -
Exeter - 2 £290 -
Leeds +4 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 61 (40.13%) HTML
2 55 (36.18%) Photoshop
3 53 (34.87%) CSS
4 51 (33.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
5 50 (32.89%) Adobe
6 49 (32.24%) OO
6 49 (32.24%) HTML5
7 46 (30.26%) OOP
8 35 (23.03%) CSS3
9 32 (21.05%) Android
9 32 (21.05%) Flash
10 29 (19.08%) Apple iOS
11 26 (17.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (14.47%) Scrum
14 21 (13.82%) Web Services
15 20 (13.16%) XHTML
16 19 (12.50%) TDD
16 19 (12.50%) Backbone.js
17 18 (11.84%) Mobile App
17 18 (11.84%) iOS Development
18 17 (11.18%) AngularJS
18 17 (11.18%) Core Animation
19 16 (10.53%) jQuery
19 16 (10.53%) Java
19 16 (10.53%) Objective-C
20 15 (9.87%) Games
20 15 (9.87%) C++
21 14 (9.21%) MVC

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (3.29%) Node.js
2 3 (1.97%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) Drupal
3 2 (1.32%) Moodle
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (36.18%) Photoshop
2 51 (33.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (17.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.26%) Maya
5 7 (4.61%) Fireworks
6 4 (2.63%) 3ds Max
6 4 (2.63%) InDesign
7 1 (0.66%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.66%) GIMP
7 1 (0.66%) ZBrush
7 1 (0.66%) Mudbox
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) Internet
2 12 (7.89%) HTTP
3 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.97%) LAN
4 3 (1.97%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.66%) NFC
6 1 (0.66%) DLNA
6 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) MS Access
3 1 (0.66%) SQLite
3 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Grunt
2 9 (5.92%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.61%) Flex Builder
4 6 (3.95%) Xcode
4 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.97%) Subversion
6 3 (1.97%) Yeoman
6 3 (1.97%) Bower
6 3 (1.97%) Mocha
7 2 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) JIRA
8 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (9.87%) Games
2 12 (7.89%) Marketing
3 8 (5.26%) Finance
4 6 (3.95%) Back Office
5 5 (3.29%) Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Advertising
7 3 (1.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Automotive
9 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (53.95%) Developer
2 38 (25.00%) Designer
3 18 (11.84%) iOS Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Visual Designer
6 8 (5.26%) Android Developer
7 6 (3.95%) UI Designer
7 6 (3.95%) Graphic Designer
7 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.29%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Digital Designer
8 5 (3.29%) WPF Developer
9 4 (2.63%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Web Designer
9 4 (2.63%) Flash Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Games Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.13%) HTML
2 53 (34.87%) CSS
3 49 (32.24%) HTML5
4 35 (23.03%) CSS3
5 32 (21.05%) Flash
6 21 (13.82%) Web Services
7 20 (13.16%) XHTML
8 19 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 17 (11.18%) Core Animation
9 17 (11.18%) AngularJS
10 16 (10.53%) jQuery
11 13 (8.55%) RESTful
12 9 (5.92%) .NET
13 8 (5.26%) XML
14 7 (4.61%) Apache Flex
14 7 (4.61%) Android SDK
15 6 (3.95%) JSON
16 5 (3.29%) Dojo
16 5 (3.29%) WPF
16 5 (3.29%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.55%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.92%) Streaming Video
3 9 (5.92%) Streaming Media
4 8 (5.26%) iPhone
5 7 (4.61%) RIA
5 7 (4.61%) Open Source
5 7 (4.61%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.95%) iPad
7 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.29%) Social Media
7 5 (3.29%) Photography
7 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.63%) IPTV
8 4 (2.63%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.97%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.97%) W3C
9 3 (1.97%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.97%) Xbox
9 3 (1.97%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Android
2 29 (19.08%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.61%) Windows
4 6 (3.95%) Linux
5 4 (2.63%) CentOS
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.66%) UNIX
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.66%) webOS
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.24%) OO
2 46 (30.26%) OOP
3 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.47%) Scrum
5 19 (12.50%) TDD
6 18 (11.84%) iOS Development
7 14 (9.21%) Web Application Development
7 14 (9.21%) MVC
8 12 (7.89%) 3D Animation
9 10 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (5.92%) Android Development
10 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.61%) Multithreading
13 6 (3.95%) MVVM
14 5 (3.29%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.29%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.29%) SEO
15 4 (2.63%) Web Design
15 4 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.53%) Java
2 16 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 15 (9.87%) C++
4 12 (7.89%) C#
5 10 (6.58%) C
6 9 (5.92%) ActionScript
7 7 (4.61%) XAML
8 6 (3.95%) PHP
9 5 (3.29%) Python
10 4 (2.63%) Scala
10 4 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.97%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) Ruby
12 1 (0.66%) PHP5
12 1 (0.66%) PHP4
12 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) WCAG
1 1 (0.66%) WAI
1 1 (0.66%) QA
1 1 (0.66%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) NFS
1 4 (2.63%) Samba
Vendors
1 50 (32.89%) Adobe
2 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.61%) Facebook
4 5 (3.29%) Apple
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.63%) Twitter
6 3 (1.97%) Autodesk
6 3 (1.97%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) Sencha
7 1 (0.66%) Omniture
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle
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