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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 530 524 479
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Contract jobs citing Animation 79 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +28.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £485 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.09% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £19.10 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £113.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -26.66%

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
16917 16895 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.34% 31.05% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10391 10475 8865
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 652 646
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +6 73 £375 +3.44% 27
London +27 52 £425 -2.85% 13
South East -11 14 £325 +8.33% 1
City of London +23 12 £275 -35.29% 3
West Sussex -20 5 £325 -
Surrey +7 4 £287 - 1
Crawley - 4 £331 -
Berkshire -7 3 £325 -
County Antrim - 3 £215 -
Belfast - 3 £215 -
Hounslow - 3 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £215 -
Reading +1 2 £325 -
Scotland -5 2 £525 +23.52%
Oxfordshire -20 2 - -
North West -22 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 2
Isleworth - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Osterley - 2 £490 -
South West +8 1 £138 -56.34% 4
Hertfordshire +5 1 £200 - 1
East of England +4 1 £200 - 2
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Glasgow -8 1 £525 +23.52%
Gatwick -15 1 £325 -
Gloucester - 1 £138 -
Guildford - 1 £225 -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (43.80%) Apple iOS
2 48 (39.67%) iOS Development
3 44 (36.36%) Core Animation
3 44 (36.36%) Objective-C
4 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (23.97%) Cocoa Touch
6 27 (22.31%) User Experience
7 26 (21.49%) Cocoa
8 25 (20.66%) HTML
9 24 (19.83%) JSON
10 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
11 20 (16.53%) CSS
12 19 (15.70%) Mobile App
13 18 (14.88%) Android
13 18 (14.88%) Xcode
14 17 (14.05%) OO
14 17 (14.05%) Mobile Development
15 16 (13.22%) Photoshop
16 15 (12.40%) RESTful
16 15 (12.40%) iPhone
17 14 (11.57%) HTML5
17 14 (11.57%) Apple
17 14 (11.57%) Games
17 14 (11.57%) Degree
18 13 (10.74%) Adobe Illustrator
18 13 (10.74%) Windows
18 13 (10.74%) REST
18 13 (10.74%) Apple Swift
19 12 (9.92%) CocoaPods
19 12 (9.92%) TDD

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (2.48%) CMS
1 3 (2.48%) WordPress
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Photoshop
2 13 (10.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (8.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.31%) Maya
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.83%) InDesign
6 1 (0.83%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) Wireless
2 2 (1.65%) UPnP
2 2 (1.65%) DHCP
2 2 (1.65%) PBX
2 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Xcode
2 12 (9.92%) CocoaPods
3 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.48%) Appium
5 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.65%) Calabash
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.83%) Hudson
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) Flex Builder
General
1 14 (11.57%) Games
2 8 (6.61%) Marketing
3 7 (5.79%) Advertising
4 5 (4.13%) Finance
5 4 (3.31%) Publishing
5 4 (3.31%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (60.33%) Developer
2 43 (35.54%) iOS Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Designer
4 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.79%) UI Designer
6 6 (4.96%) Animator
6 6 (4.96%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Interactive Designer
7 5 (4.13%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.31%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.31%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.48%) Programmer
9 3 (2.48%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.65%) iPhone Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Digital Producer
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Mac Developer
10 2 (1.65%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (1.65%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) Core Animation
2 29 (23.97%) Cocoa Touch
3 26 (21.49%) Cocoa
4 25 (20.66%) HTML
5 24 (19.83%) JSON
6 20 (16.53%) CSS
7 15 (12.40%) RESTful
8 14 (11.57%) HTML5
9 13 (10.74%) REST
10 11 (9.09%) Flash
11 10 (8.26%) .NET
12 7 (5.79%) CSS3
12 7 (5.79%) jQuery
13 6 (4.96%) WPF
13 6 (4.96%) XML
14 5 (4.13%) Web Services
14 5 (4.13%) Unreal Engine
14 5 (4.13%) UIKit
15 4 (3.31%) WebGL
16 3 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) User Experience
2 19 (15.70%) Mobile App
3 15 (12.40%) iPhone
4 10 (8.26%) iPad
5 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.61%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.79%) Social Media
7 6 (4.96%) Video Editing
7 6 (4.96%) Motion Graphics
7 6 (4.96%) Graphic Design
7 6 (4.96%) GIS
8 5 (4.13%) Open Source
9 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.65%) Blog
11 2 (1.65%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.65%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.65%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Apple iOS
2 18 (14.88%) Android
3 13 (10.74%) Windows
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.48%) Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.83%) UNIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) iOS Development
2 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) OO
3 17 (14.05%) Mobile Development
4 12 (9.92%) TDD
5 11 (9.09%) Scrum
6 9 (7.44%) BDD
7 8 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.79%) Pair Programming
8 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.96%) OOD
10 5 (4.13%) Android Development
10 5 (4.13%) Memory Management
11 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.31%) OOP
12 3 (2.48%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.74%) Apple Swift
4 10 (8.26%) C#
5 8 (6.61%) XAML
6 6 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.96%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) C++
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.65%) Java
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) NFS
2 1 (0.83%) Samba
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Apple
2 10 (8.26%) Adobe
3 6 (4.96%) Google
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.65%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Reuters
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
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Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago