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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 596 591 545
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -46
Contract jobs citing Animation 65 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 51
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+53.88% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £155.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.81% -80.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -80.32%

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
18204 18958 18253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.43% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11764 11939 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 766 762
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.47 £46.50 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

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 24 August 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 27 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 24 August 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 -2 64 £350 +7.69% 24
London -9 36 £350 -0.14% 16
South East +21 14 £268 +18.88% 1
Berkshire +14 9 £210 -6.66%
City of London +31 6 £400 +25.00% 4
East of England +14 6 - - 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 - - 1
North West +20 4 £370 - 2
Reading +15 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £210 -
West Sussex +4 3 £450 -
Uxbridge +2 3 £350 -
Manchester -8 3 £370 - 2
Leeds - 3 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 2
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Hounslow - 2 £350 -
Scotland +16 1 £170 - 1
South West +11 1 £290 -10.76%
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Hampshire -2 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Salford - 1 £348 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £170 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.62%) HTML
2 52 (35.62%) Apple iOS
2 52 (35.62%) User Experience
3 47 (32.19%) CSS
4 43 (29.45%) iOS Development
5 42 (28.77%) Core Animation
5 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
6 40 (27.40%) Core Data
7 34 (23.29%) Objective-C
8 31 (21.23%) Apple
9 29 (19.86%) Cocoa
10 28 (19.18%) Apple Swift
11 27 (18.49%) Mobile App
12 26 (17.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 26 (17.81%) Cocoa Touch
13 25 (17.12%) HTML5
14 24 (16.44%) Adobe
15 22 (15.07%) TDD
15 22 (15.07%) Web Design
15 22 (15.07%) JSON
16 20 (13.70%) Photoshop
17 19 (13.01%) XML
18 18 (12.33%) Mobile Development
19 17 (11.64%) Wireframes
19 17 (11.64%) iPhone
20 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (10.96%) Automated Testing
20 16 (10.96%) Adobe Illustrator
20 16 (10.96%) Games

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 11 (7.53%) CMS
2 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.74%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Photoshop
2 16 (10.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (6.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (4.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
5 5 (3.42%) MS Office
6 4 (2.74%) GIMP
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (2.05%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (2.05%) Maya
7 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.37%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.37%) Houdini
8 2 (1.37%) InDesign
8 2 (1.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) GitHub
2 2 (1.37%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.37%) Internet
2 2 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.11%) Subversion
3 5 (3.42%) CocoaPods
3 5 (3.42%) Xcode
4 4 (2.74%) Grunt
4 4 (2.74%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.74%) JsTestDriver
4 4 (2.74%) QUnit
5 3 (2.05%) gulp
6 2 (1.37%) Bower
6 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.37%) Mocha
6 2 (1.37%) Protractor
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.68%) Calabash
7 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 16 (10.96%) Games
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 7 (4.79%) Finance
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
4 4 (2.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (52.05%) Developer
2 46 (31.51%) Designer
3 43 (29.45%) iOS Developer
4 11 (7.53%) UX Designer
5 10 (6.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (6.85%) Visual Designer
6 9 (6.16%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (6.16%) Senior Designer
6 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Web Designer
8 7 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.11%) iOS Programmer
9 6 (4.11%) Programmer
10 5 (3.42%) Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.42%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.42%) C++ Games Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Games Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.62%) HTML
2 47 (32.19%) CSS
3 42 (28.77%) Core Animation
4 40 (27.40%) Core Data
5 29 (19.86%) Cocoa
6 26 (17.81%) Cocoa Touch
7 25 (17.12%) HTML5
8 22 (15.07%) JSON
9 19 (13.01%) XML
10 15 (10.27%) Flash
11 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
11 13 (8.90%) CSS3
12 12 (8.22%) Sass
13 11 (7.53%) UIKit
14 10 (6.85%) RESTful
15 9 (6.16%) XHTML
16 8 (5.48%) jQuery
17 7 (4.79%) SVG
18 6 (4.11%) LESS
19 5 (3.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.62%) User Experience
2 27 (18.49%) Mobile App
3 17 (11.64%) iPhone
4 15 (10.27%) iPad
5 14 (9.59%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.85%) Cryptography
6 10 (6.85%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.85%) Video Editing
7 9 (6.16%) Graphic Design
8 8 (5.48%) Social Media
9 6 (4.11%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (3.42%) Apple TV
10 5 (3.42%) Digital Media
10 5 (3.42%) Motion Graphics
10 5 (3.42%) Photography
10 5 (3.42%) RenderMan
10 5 (3.42%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.62%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.79%) Android
3 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.45%) iOS Development
3 26 (17.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (15.07%) TDD
4 22 (15.07%) Web Design
5 18 (12.33%) Mobile Development
6 17 (11.64%) Wireframes
7 16 (10.96%) Automated Testing
7 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.90%) Front End Development
9 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
9 13 (8.90%) OO
10 12 (8.22%) Infographics
10 12 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.53%) Memory Management
12 10 (6.85%) Code Optimisation
12 10 (6.85%) OOD
13 9 (6.16%) Scrum
14 8 (5.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
2 34 (23.29%) Objective-C
3 28 (19.18%) Apple Swift
4 5 (3.42%) C++
4 5 (3.42%) GLSL
4 5 (3.42%) HLSL
5 4 (2.74%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.74%) R
6 3 (2.05%) Java
6 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 2 (1.37%) ES6
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (21.23%) Apple
2 24 (16.44%) Adobe
3 6 (4.11%) ION Trading
4 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) Quark
7 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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