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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 545 532 523
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Animation 73 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 42
Average daily rate
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£298 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £350 £265
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +32.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.19 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -54.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.18%

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
17922 16584 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 31.55% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11192 10372 9992
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 670 841
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.79 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 -8 72 £295 -21.33% 22
London +4 42 £300 -25.00% 12
South East -23 9 £288 -23.33% 3
North West -10 6 £338 -10.00% 3
Manchester -5 5 £338 -10.00% 3
City of London +12 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 £225 - 1
Surrey -4 3 - - 1
South West -35 3 £290 -17.14%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Middlesex +2 2 £275 -
Yorkshire -6 2 £300 -14.28% 1
Bristol -25 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £325 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £240 -
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Norfolk - 2 £240 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Scotland -12 1 £360 -4.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 -
Devon - 1 £290 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 - 1
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 £360 -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 65 (44.52%) HTML
2 59 (40.41%) CSS
3 52 (35.62%) HTML5
4 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
6 46 (31.51%) OOP
7 43 (29.45%) OO
8 41 (28.08%) Adobe
8 41 (28.08%) Photoshop
9 38 (26.03%) User Experience
10 29 (19.86%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (19.86%) CSS3
11 28 (19.18%) Flash
12 27 (18.49%) Android
13 26 (17.81%) Apple iOS
14 23 (15.75%) jQuery
14 23 (15.75%) Web Services
15 21 (14.38%) Scrum
16 20 (13.70%) XHTML
16 20 (13.70%) TDD
16 20 (13.70%) Backbone.js
17 17 (11.64%) Internet
17 17 (11.64%) Games
18 16 (10.96%) AngularJS
18 16 (10.96%) Mobile App
19 15 (10.27%) iOS Development
19 15 (10.27%) XML
19 15 (10.27%) C++
19 15 (10.27%) Java
20 14 (9.59%) Core Animation

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (6.85%) Node.js
2 7 (4.79%) CMS
3 4 (2.74%) WordPress
4 3 (2.05%) Drupal
5 2 (1.37%) Moodle
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) TYPO3
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) Kinematics
Applications
1 41 (28.08%) Photoshop
2 29 (19.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (8.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 9 (6.16%) Fireworks
5 7 (4.79%) Maya
6 5 (3.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.37%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.68%) MODO
9 1 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.68%) GIMP
9 1 (0.68%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.68%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.68%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.68%) HumanIK
9 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) Internet
2 12 (8.22%) HTTP
3 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.74%) Intranet
5 3 (2.05%) LAN
5 3 (2.05%) WAN
6 2 (1.37%) Wireless
6 2 (1.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) MySQL
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQLite
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Grunt
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
2 7 (4.79%) Flex Builder
3 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.42%) Xcode
4 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.74%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (2.05%) Mocha
5 3 (2.05%) Yeoman
5 3 (2.05%) Bower
6 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (11.64%) Games
2 9 (6.16%) Marketing
3 5 (3.42%) Back Office
3 5 (3.42%) Finance
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.37%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (60.27%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) Designer
3 15 (10.27%) iOS Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Android Developer
9 7 (4.79%) UI Designer
10 6 (4.11%) Web Designer
10 6 (4.11%) Visual Designer
11 5 (3.42%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (3.42%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Graphic Designer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.74%) UI Programmer
13 3 (2.05%) Digital Designer
13 3 (2.05%) WPF Developer
13 3 (2.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.52%) HTML
2 59 (40.41%) CSS
3 52 (35.62%) HTML5
4 29 (19.86%) CSS3
5 28 (19.18%) Flash
6 23 (15.75%) Web Services
6 23 (15.75%) jQuery
7 20 (13.70%) Backbone.js
7 20 (13.70%) XHTML
8 16 (10.96%) AngularJS
9 15 (10.27%) XML
10 14 (9.59%) Core Animation
11 13 (8.90%) RESTful
12 11 (7.53%) Apache Flex
13 8 (5.48%) .NET
13 8 (5.48%) Android SDK
14 6 (4.11%) LAMP
15 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (3.42%) LESS
15 5 (3.42%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.03%) User Experience
2 16 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.90%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.16%) Streaming Video
4 9 (6.16%) Streaming Media
5 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.48%) Social Media
5 8 (5.48%) iPhone
6 7 (4.79%) RIA
6 7 (4.79%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.79%) E-Learning
7 6 (4.11%) iPad
8 5 (3.42%) Photography
9 4 (2.74%) IPTV
9 4 (2.74%) W3C
9 4 (2.74%) GIS
9 4 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.05%) Graphic Design
10 3 (2.05%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.49%) Android
2 26 (17.81%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.79%) Linux
4 6 (4.11%) Windows
5 4 (2.74%) CentOS
5 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.37%) UNIX
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.51%) OOP
3 43 (29.45%) OO
4 21 (14.38%) Scrum
5 20 (13.70%) TDD
6 15 (10.27%) iOS Development
7 14 (9.59%) 3D Animation
7 14 (9.59%) MVC
8 12 (8.22%) Web Application Development
9 10 (6.85%) Web Development
10 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.16%) Software Testing
10 9 (6.16%) Android Development
10 9 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.11%) Web Design
11 6 (4.11%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.42%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.42%) SEO
13 4 (2.74%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.05%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.27%) C++
2 15 (10.27%) Java
3 13 (8.90%) Objective-C
4 11 (7.53%) ActionScript
5 10 (6.85%) C#
6 9 (6.16%) C
6 9 (6.16%) PHP
7 5 (3.42%) Python
8 4 (2.74%) Scala
9 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.05%) XAML
10 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) WCAG
1 1 (0.68%) WAI
1 1 (0.68%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) NFS
1 4 (2.74%) Samba
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Adobe
2 8 (5.48%) Facebook
3 5 (3.42%) Apple
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.74%) Twitter
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.05%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.68%) Perforce
6 1 (0.68%) Omniture
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.68%) Sencha
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago