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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 531 512 486
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing Animation 76 70 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £210 £209
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £34.20 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.22 £19.10 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.32 £113.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+45.09% -29.48%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
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 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -18 70 £375 +7.14% 27
London +5 48 £448 +5.29% 11
South East -12 16 £337 +34.90% 5
City of London +16 12 £250 -41.17% 4
Oxfordshire -16 6 - - 4
West Sussex -14 5 £325 -
Crawley - 4 £331 -
Berkshire -12 3 £325 -
County Antrim - 3 £215 -
Belfast - 3 £215 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £215 -
Reading +6 2 £325 -
Surrey +6 2 £350 -
Scotland -6 2 £525 +23.52%
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £405 -
Isleworth - 2 - -
South West +9 1 £138 -43.87%
East of England +6 1 £200 -4.76% 5
Hertfordshire 0 1 £200 - 1
Glasgow -8 1 £525 +23.52%
Gatwick -12 1 £325 -
East Midlands -12 1 - -
North West -22 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £138 -
Somerset - 1 £138 -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (43.65%) Apple iOS
2 50 (39.68%) iOS Development
3 46 (36.51%) Core Animation
4 45 (35.71%) Objective-C
5 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (23.81%) Cocoa Touch
7 27 (21.43%) User Experience
8 26 (20.63%) Cocoa
8 26 (20.63%) JSON
9 25 (19.84%) HTML
10 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 20 (15.87%) CSS
11 20 (15.87%) OO
12 19 (15.08%) Mobile Development
12 19 (15.08%) Mobile App
13 18 (14.29%) Xcode
13 18 (14.29%) Games
14 17 (13.49%) Android
15 16 (12.70%) Degree
15 16 (12.70%) Photoshop
16 15 (11.90%) iPhone
16 15 (11.90%) RESTful
17 14 (11.11%) HTML5
17 14 (11.11%) Apple
18 13 (10.32%) Windows
18 13 (10.32%) REST
18 13 (10.32%) Apple Swift
19 12 (9.52%) CocoaPods
19 12 (9.52%) TDD
19 12 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.38%) WordPress
1 3 (2.38%) CMS
2 2 (1.59%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Photoshop
2 12 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (5.56%) Maya
5 3 (2.38%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.79%) InDesign
7 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) PBX
2 2 (1.59%) Wireless
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) DHCP
2 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.59%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SQLite
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Xcode
2 12 (9.52%) CocoaPods
3 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 3 (2.38%) Appium
6 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Calabash
7 1 (0.79%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.79%) Hudson
7 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 18 (14.29%) Games
2 8 (6.35%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) Advertising
3 4 (3.17%) Publishing
3 4 (3.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (57.14%) Developer
2 45 (35.71%) iOS Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Designer
4 10 (7.94%) Animator
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 7 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (3.97%) Interactive Designer
7 5 (3.97%) Android Developer
8 3 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.38%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (2.38%) Programmer
9 2 (1.59%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.59%) Programme Manager
9 2 (1.59%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.59%) Creative Director
9 2 (1.59%) PHP Developer
9 2 (1.59%) Python Developer
9 2 (1.59%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.59%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.51%) Core Animation
2 30 (23.81%) Cocoa Touch
3 26 (20.63%) Cocoa
3 26 (20.63%) JSON
4 25 (19.84%) HTML
5 20 (15.87%) CSS
6 15 (11.90%) RESTful
7 14 (11.11%) HTML5
8 13 (10.32%) REST
9 10 (7.94%) Flash
10 9 (7.14%) .NET
11 8 (6.35%) CSS3
12 7 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
13 6 (4.76%) XML
13 6 (4.76%) jQuery
13 6 (4.76%) WPF
14 5 (3.97%) Web Services
15 4 (3.17%) WebGL
15 4 (3.17%) UIKit
16 3 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.43%) User Experience
2 19 (15.08%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.90%) iPhone
4 10 (7.94%) iPad
5 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.35%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.56%) Social Media
6 7 (5.56%) Graphic Design
7 6 (4.76%) GIS
7 6 (4.76%) Video Editing
7 6 (4.76%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (3.97%) Open Source
9 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.59%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.59%) Blog
11 2 (1.59%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (43.65%) Apple iOS
2 17 (13.49%) Android
3 13 (10.32%) Windows
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.59%) Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) iOS Development
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.87%) OO
4 19 (15.08%) Mobile Development
5 12 (9.52%) TDD
6 10 (7.94%) Scrum
6 10 (7.94%) BDD
7 8 (6.35%) Pair Programming
7 8 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.56%) OOD
9 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.76%) Game Development
9 6 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (3.97%) Android Development
10 5 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.97%) Memory Management
10 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.97%) OOP
11 4 (3.17%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.71%) Objective-C
2 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.32%) Apple Swift
4 10 (7.94%) C#
5 8 (6.35%) XAML
5 8 (6.35%) C
6 7 (5.56%) Python
7 5 (3.97%) C++
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
8 3 (2.38%) Java
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Apple
2 9 (7.14%) Google
3 7 (5.56%) Adobe
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) Facebook
5 3 (2.38%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.59%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.79%) Reuters
7 1 (0.79%) SAP
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