The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 519 513 520
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Animation 70 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.098% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 30
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 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%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13781 13476 14294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.35% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8132 8184
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 563 611 781
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 69 £325 -7.14% 24
London +10 40 £400 +10.72% 11
South East -8 11 £275 - 5
North West - 6 £325 - 4
Manchester - 6 £325 - 4
South West -30 5 £175 - 1
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
City of London +20 3 £450 +12.50% 3
West Yorkshire +9 3 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +6 3 £325 - 1
Newbury - 3 - -
Leeds -2 2 £300 - 1
East of England -29 2 £210 -31.14% 2
Surrey -5 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Southsea - - - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (39.55%) Photoshop
2 52 (38.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (37.31%) HTML
4 45 (33.58%) Adobe
5 43 (32.09%) OO
6 40 (29.85%) CSS
7 38 (28.36%) Flash
7 38 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 38 (28.36%) HTML5
8 37 (27.61%) OOP
9 31 (23.13%) Android
10 28 (20.90%) Adobe After Effects
11 27 (20.15%) CSS3
12 23 (17.16%) Apple iOS
13 21 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (15.67%) Web Services
14 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
15 16 (11.94%) jQuery
15 16 (11.94%) XHTML
15 16 (11.94%) Scrum
16 15 (11.19%) Objective-C
16 15 (11.19%) Backbone.js
17 14 (10.45%) iOS Development
17 14 (10.45%) Core Animation
17 14 (10.45%) Games
18 13 (9.70%) Internet
18 13 (9.70%) Web Application Development
19 12 (8.96%) RESTful
19 12 (8.96%) C++
19 12 (8.96%) Client/Server

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (2.24%) CMS
1 3 (2.24%) Node.js
2 2 (1.49%) Drupal
2 2 (1.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (39.55%) Photoshop
2 52 (38.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (20.90%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (4.48%) Maya
5 5 (3.73%) InDesign
6 4 (2.99%) 3ds Max
7 3 (2.24%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.75%) ZBrush
8 1 (0.75%) Mudbox
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) Internet
2 11 (8.21%) HTTP
3 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.24%) LAN
4 3 (2.24%) WAN
5 2 (1.49%) Wireless
5 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.75%) RTSP
6 1 (0.75%) NFC
6 1 (0.75%) DLNA
6 1 (0.75%) FTP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) MySQL
2 2 (1.49%) MS Access
2 2 (1.49%) SQLite
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Xcode
1 7 (5.22%) Flex Builder
1 7 (5.22%) Grunt
2 6 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Blend
2 6 (4.48%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.99%) Subversion
4 3 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.45%) Games
2 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 6 (4.48%) Back Office
4 5 (3.73%) Finance
5 4 (2.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (50.75%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) Designer
3 14 (10.45%) iOS Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Visual Designer
5 9 (6.72%) Graphic Designer
6 8 (5.97%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.73%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.73%) WPF Developer
9 4 (2.99%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.99%) Flash Designer
9 4 (2.99%) Web Designer
9 4 (2.99%) Flash Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Games Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) Digital Designer
11 2 (1.49%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.49%) Systems Support
11 2 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.31%) HTML
2 40 (29.85%) CSS
3 38 (28.36%) Flash
3 38 (28.36%) HTML5
4 27 (20.15%) CSS3
5 21 (15.67%) Web Services
6 16 (11.94%) XHTML
6 16 (11.94%) jQuery
7 15 (11.19%) Backbone.js
8 14 (10.45%) Core Animation
9 12 (8.96%) RESTful
10 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.72%) XML
10 9 (6.72%) .NET
11 7 (5.22%) JSON
11 7 (5.22%) Apache Flex
11 7 (5.22%) Android SDK
12 5 (3.73%) Caliburn.Micro
12 5 (3.73%) WPF
12 5 (3.73%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.96%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.72%) Streaming Video
3 9 (6.72%) Streaming Media
4 7 (5.22%) Photography
4 7 (5.22%) RIA
5 6 (4.48%) iPhone
5 6 (4.48%) Open Source
6 5 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.73%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.99%) IPTV
7 4 (2.99%) iPad
8 3 (2.24%) Xbox
8 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.24%) New Media
8 3 (2.24%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.24%) W3C
9 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.13%) Android
2 23 (17.16%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.22%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Linux
5 4 (2.99%) CentOS
5 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.75%) webOS
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) OO
2 37 (27.61%) OOP
3 21 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.94%) Scrum
5 14 (10.45%) iOS Development
6 13 (9.70%) Web Application Development
7 12 (8.96%) TDD
8 10 (7.46%) 3D Animation
9 9 (6.72%) Android Development
9 9 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.22%) MVC
12 6 (4.48%) MVVM
13 5 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 4 (2.99%) Software Testing
14 4 (2.99%) Multithreading
14 4 (2.99%) Web Design
14 4 (2.99%) 3D Modelling
15 3 (2.24%) Project Planning
15 3 (2.24%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.19%) Objective-C
3 12 (8.96%) C++
3 12 (8.96%) Java
4 11 (8.21%) C
4 11 (8.21%) ActionScript
5 9 (6.72%) C#
6 7 (5.22%) XAML
7 6 (4.48%) PHP
7 6 (4.48%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (3.73%) ActionScript 2.0
8 5 (3.73%) Python
9 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.75%) VC++
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) PHP5
11 1 (0.75%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Section 508
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) NFS
1 4 (2.99%) Samba
Vendors
1 45 (33.58%) Adobe
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.73%) Apple
3 5 (3.73%) Twitter
4 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.99%) Facebook
5 3 (2.24%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.49%) Autodesk
6 2 (1.49%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle
7 1 (0.75%) Omniture
7 1 (0.75%) Zend
7 1 (0.75%) Sencha
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