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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 568 565 550
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Animation 78 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 28
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.42 £34.20 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.99% +24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £26.22 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £43.32 £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
17745 17821 17049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.05% 31.82% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11516 10932 10511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 727 740
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 29 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 19 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 29 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 +3 67 £400 +6.66% 37
London +1 46 £388 -13.40% 21
Glasgow +10 11 £270 -48.57% 1
Scotland -11 11 £270 -48.57% 1
City of London +40 9 £375 +50.00% 8
South East -6 9 £450 +33.43% 7
West Sussex -21 8 £450 +38.46% 1
Leeds - 7 £390 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £390 -
Yorkshire - 7 £390 - 2
Crawley -3 5 £450 +35.84%
Hertfordshire +12 2 £275 +37.50% 1
East of England +10 2 £275 +37.50% 2
Uxbridge +7 2 £367 -
South West -3 2 £475 +245.45%
Bristol - 2 £475 -
North West +1 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.21%) Apple iOS
3 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 40 (28.17%) CSS
4 40 (28.17%) iOS Development
5 39 (27.46%) Core Animation
6 37 (26.06%) HTML
7 35 (24.65%) User Experience
8 32 (22.54%) Apple
9 30 (21.13%) JSON
10 28 (19.72%) Objective-C
11 26 (18.31%) HTML5
11 26 (18.31%) Front End Development
12 25 (17.61%) AngularJS
12 25 (17.61%) XML
13 24 (16.90%) Cocoa
13 24 (16.90%) Mobile App
13 24 (16.90%) jQuery
14 23 (16.20%) Cocoa Touch
15 22 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.49%) TDD
15 22 (15.49%) Adobe
16 21 (14.79%) CSS3
17 20 (14.08%) iPhone
17 20 (14.08%) HTTP
17 20 (14.08%) Photoshop
18 19 (13.38%) Games
18 19 (13.38%) iPad
18 19 (13.38%) Algorithms
18 19 (13.38%) Apple Swift

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 6 (4.23%) Node.js
2 3 (2.11%) WordPress
3 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.41%) Site Server
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Photoshop
2 14 (9.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (4.93%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (3.52%) MS Office
6 3 (2.11%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (2.11%) GIMP
6 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.41%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe SpeedGrade
7 2 (1.41%) InDesign
7 2 (1.41%) Maya
7 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.41%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.70%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) GitHub
1 2 (1.41%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) MySQL
2 2 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.04%) Grunt
3 8 (5.63%) gulp
4 7 (4.93%) Xcode
5 6 (4.23%) Mocha
6 5 (3.52%) Subversion
7 4 (2.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.11%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.41%) Bower
9 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.41%) Protractor
9 2 (1.41%) Selenium
10 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.70%) Calabash
10 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.70%) JIRA
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
10 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 19 (13.38%) Games
2 7 (4.93%) Marketing
3 5 (3.52%) Advertising
3 5 (3.52%) Publishing
4 4 (2.82%) Finance
5 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (64.79%) Developer
2 37 (26.06%) iOS Developer
3 25 (17.61%) Designer
4 19 (13.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Angular Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Games Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Visual Designer
8 7 (4.93%) C++ Developer
8 7 (4.93%) C++ Games Developer
9 6 (4.23%) iOS Programmer
9 6 (4.23%) Programmer
9 6 (4.23%) UX Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.52%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.17%) CSS
2 39 (27.46%) Core Animation
3 37 (26.06%) HTML
4 30 (21.13%) JSON
5 26 (18.31%) HTML5
6 25 (17.61%) AngularJS
6 25 (17.61%) XML
7 24 (16.90%) Cocoa
7 24 (16.90%) jQuery
8 23 (16.20%) Cocoa Touch
9 21 (14.79%) CSS3
10 16 (11.27%) Sass
11 13 (9.15%) RESTful
12 11 (7.75%) Backbone.js
13 10 (7.04%) Flash
14 9 (6.34%) OpenGL
14 9 (6.34%) REST
14 9 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (6.34%) UIKit
14 9 (6.34%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.65%) User Experience
2 24 (16.90%) Mobile App
3 20 (14.08%) iPhone
4 19 (13.38%) Algorithms
4 19 (13.38%) iPad
5 13 (9.15%) Cryptography
5 13 (9.15%) Data Structures
6 9 (6.34%) Social Media
7 8 (5.63%) Digital Media
8 7 (4.93%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.93%) Photography
8 7 (4.93%) RenderMan
9 6 (4.23%) Graphic Design
9 6 (4.23%) Physics
10 5 (3.52%) Apple TV
10 5 (3.52%) Motion Graphics
11 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.82%) Video Editing
12 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.21%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.04%) Android
2 10 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.17%) iOS Development
3 26 (18.31%) Front End Development
4 22 (15.49%) TDD
5 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.97%) Automated Testing
6 17 (11.97%) Mobile Development
7 15 (10.56%) Multithreading
7 15 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.86%) Infographics
8 14 (9.86%) Memory Management
8 14 (9.86%) Web Design
8 14 (9.86%) Wireframes
9 13 (9.15%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (8.45%) OO
10 12 (8.45%) OOD
11 10 (7.04%) MVC
12 9 (6.34%) Scrum
12 9 (6.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
2 28 (19.72%) Objective-C
3 19 (13.38%) Apple Swift
4 13 (9.15%) PHP
5 9 (6.34%) C++
6 7 (4.93%) GLSL
6 7 (4.93%) HLSL
7 6 (4.23%) ES6
7 6 (4.23%) R
8 5 (3.52%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.82%) Java
10 3 (2.11%) Python
11 2 (1.41%) C
11 2 (1.41%) SQL
11 2 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 32 (22.54%) Apple
2 22 (15.49%) Adobe
3 7 (4.93%) ION Trading
4 4 (2.82%) Google
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.41%) Canon
6 2 (1.41%) Quark
6 2 (1.41%) Sony
7 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
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