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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 565 534 578
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +44
Contract jobs citing Animation 65 110 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 31
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.84 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 18 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 7 December 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 -15 65 £350 -6.66% 33
London -18 43 £400 +6.66% 12
East of England +14 11 £260 -22.96% 2
Essex +14 8 £260 -20.00% 1
South East +17 6 - - 7
City of London +3 6 £244 -17.02%
Crawley +13 5 - -
West Sussex +6 5 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 - -
West Yorkshire +24 2 £390 -13.33% 1
Leeds +18 2 £390 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £390 -13.33% 1
South West - 2 - - 2
Brentwood - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Gatwick +7 1 - -
Oxford 0 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 - - 1

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 57 (44.53%) HTML
2 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.25%) Core Data
5 39 (30.47%) Core Animation
5 39 (30.47%) Apple iOS
6 37 (28.91%) CSS
7 36 (28.13%) iOS Development
8 34 (26.56%) User Experience
8 34 (26.56%) TDD
9 33 (25.78%) Objective-C
10 28 (21.88%) Cocoa
11 27 (21.09%) HTML5
12 25 (19.53%) Adobe
13 24 (18.75%) Cocoa Touch
14 23 (17.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (17.97%) Apple Swift
14 23 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (17.97%) Android
15 21 (16.41%) BDD
15 21 (16.41%) Mobile Development
15 21 (16.41%) Mobile App
16 19 (14.84%) Marketing
17 18 (14.06%) Web Design
18 17 (13.28%) Games
18 17 (13.28%) E-Commerce
18 17 (13.28%) GitHub
19 14 (10.94%) Android Development
19 14 (10.94%) Scrum
20 13 (10.16%) JSON

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 10 (7.81%) CMS
2 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.56%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Photoshop
2 12 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (5.47%) 3ds Max
4 7 (5.47%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (5.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
4 7 (5.47%) MS Office
5 6 (4.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (4.69%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (3.13%) Maya
7 3 (2.34%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.56%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.56%) InDesign
9 1 (0.78%) Houdini
9 1 (0.78%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) MySQL
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.78%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.25%) Calabash
2 8 (6.25%) JUnit
3 7 (5.47%) Xcode
4 5 (3.91%) Gradle
5 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.13%) JsTestDriver
5 4 (3.13%) QUnit
5 4 (3.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.78%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 19 (14.84%) Marketing
2 17 (13.28%) Games
3 10 (7.81%) Finance
4 7 (5.47%) Retail
5 6 (4.69%) Advertising
6 3 (2.34%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (48.44%) Developer
2 37 (28.91%) Designer
3 36 (28.13%) iOS Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (5.47%) Animator
5 7 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (5.47%) UX Designer
6 6 (4.69%) Android Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (4.69%) Instructional Designer
6 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) UX Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Web Designer
8 4 (3.13%) 3D Animator
8 4 (3.13%) Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.53%) HTML
2 40 (31.25%) Core Data
3 39 (30.47%) Core Animation
4 37 (28.91%) CSS
5 28 (21.88%) Cocoa
6 27 (21.09%) HTML5
7 24 (18.75%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (10.16%) JSON
8 13 (10.16%) Sass
9 12 (9.38%) RESTful
10 11 (8.59%) CSS3
10 11 (8.59%) SVG
10 11 (8.59%) XML
11 9 (7.03%) Flash
12 7 (5.47%) HTML5 Canvas
12 7 (5.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 6 (4.69%) LESS
14 5 (3.91%) Android SDK
14 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.91%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) User Experience
2 21 (16.41%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.38%) Social Media
4 9 (7.03%) Video Editing
5 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.25%) e-Learning
6 7 (5.47%) iPhone
7 6 (4.69%) Learning Management System
7 6 (4.69%) Motion Graphics
7 6 (4.69%) SCORM
7 6 (4.69%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.34%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.34%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.34%) Mobile Games
8 3 (2.34%) Photography
9 2 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.56%) FMCG
9 2 (1.56%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Apple iOS
2 23 (17.97%) Android
3 2 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.13%) iOS Development
3 34 (26.56%) TDD
4 23 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (17.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (16.41%) BDD
5 21 (16.41%) Mobile Development
6 18 (14.06%) Web Design
7 17 (13.28%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.94%) Android Development
8 14 (10.94%) Scrum
9 13 (10.16%) Front End Development
10 9 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.25%) Infographics
11 8 (6.25%) MVC
11 8 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (6.25%) OOD
11 8 (6.25%) Pair Programming
12 7 (5.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.78%) Objective-C
3 23 (17.97%) Apple Swift
4 6 (4.69%) C++
4 6 (4.69%) Java
5 4 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) C
6 2 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Adobe
2 11 (8.59%) Apple
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.03%) SAP
4 2 (1.56%) Facebook
4 2 (1.56%) Infor
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle
4 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £60,000 per annum as a 4 week Contract trial to Perm
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago