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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 585 571 567
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Animation 67 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.53% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 68 45
Median daily rate £390 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.50 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 21 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 30 September 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 -36 66 £395 +12.85% 31
London -8 42 £419 +19.64% 15
South East +8 12 £210 -40.00% 5
East of England +9 8 - - 1
Hertfordshire +9 7 - -
Berkshire +8 7 £210 -6.66% 1
Crawley +10 5 - - 1
West Sussex -1 5 - - 1
Bracknell - 4 £210 -
Leeds - 3 £389 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £389 -
Yorkshire - 3 £389 -
Reading +16 2 - -
City of London +9 2 £325 -4.41% 1
Edinburgh +17 1 £130 -
Scotland +14 1 £130 -
West Midlands -30 1 £350 - 3
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Hounslow - 1 £350 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.45%) Apple iOS
3 56 (38.62%) iOS Development
4 53 (36.55%) Core Animation
5 52 (35.86%) HTML
5 52 (35.86%) Core Data
6 50 (34.48%) User Experience
7 47 (32.41%) Objective-C
8 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
8 41 (28.28%) CSS
9 39 (26.90%) Cocoa
10 36 (24.83%) Cocoa Touch
11 33 (22.76%) Apple Swift
11 33 (22.76%) TDD
12 32 (22.07%) Apple
13 30 (20.69%) Mobile Development
14 29 (20.00%) HTML5
15 28 (19.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 28 (19.31%) Mobile App
16 26 (17.93%) Adobe
17 24 (16.55%) Web Design
18 23 (15.86%) Marketing
19 22 (15.17%) JSON
20 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (12.41%) BDD
22 17 (11.72%) Photoshop
23 16 (11.03%) XML
23 16 (11.03%) Automated Testing
23 16 (11.03%) Android
23 16 (11.03%) iPhone

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 (7.59%) CMS
2 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.76%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (8.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.14%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.14%) MS Office
5 5 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (2.76%) GIMP
7 3 (2.07%) 3ds Max
7 3 (2.07%) InDesign
7 3 (2.07%) Maya
8 2 (1.38%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.38%) Houdini
9 1 (0.69%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) GitHub
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.14%) Subversion
2 6 (4.14%) Xcode
3 5 (3.45%) CocoaPods
4 4 (2.76%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.76%) JsTestDriver
4 4 (2.76%) QUnit
5 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (15.86%) Marketing
2 14 (9.66%) Games
3 10 (6.90%) Finance
4 5 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (53.10%) Developer
2 56 (38.62%) iOS Developer
3 44 (30.34%) Designer
4 11 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (6.90%) UX Designer
6 9 (6.21%) Graphic Designer
7 8 (5.52%) Web Designer
8 7 (4.83%) Senior Designer
9 6 (4.14%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Instructional Designer
9 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.45%) iOS Programmer
10 5 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Programmer
10 5 (3.45%) UI Designer
10 5 (3.45%) UX Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Visual Designer
11 4 (2.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.55%) Core Animation
2 52 (35.86%) Core Data
2 52 (35.86%) HTML
3 41 (28.28%) CSS
4 39 (26.90%) Cocoa
5 36 (24.83%) Cocoa Touch
6 29 (20.00%) HTML5
7 22 (15.17%) JSON
8 16 (11.03%) XML
9 12 (8.28%) CSS3
9 12 (8.28%) Flash
9 12 (8.28%) Sass
9 12 (8.28%) UIKit
10 10 (6.90%) jQuery
11 9 (6.21%) RESTful
12 8 (5.52%) SVG
13 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.14%) Ajax
14 6 (4.14%) LESS
15 5 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.48%) User Experience
2 28 (19.31%) Mobile App
3 16 (11.03%) iPhone
4 13 (8.97%) iPad
5 12 (8.28%) Video Editing
6 11 (7.59%) Social Media
7 10 (6.90%) Algorithms
8 9 (6.21%) Cryptography
8 9 (6.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
9 7 (4.83%) e-Learning
9 7 (4.83%) Graphic Design
10 6 (4.14%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (4.14%) Learning Management System
10 6 (4.14%) SCORM
11 5 (3.45%) Apple TV
11 5 (3.45%) Motion Graphics
12 4 (2.76%) Visualisation
13 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.45%) Apple iOS
2 16 (11.03%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.62%) iOS Development
3 33 (22.76%) TDD
4 30 (20.69%) Mobile Development
5 28 (19.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (16.55%) Web Design
7 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.41%) BDD
9 16 (11.03%) Automated Testing
10 15 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 14 (9.66%) Scrum
11 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.97%) Front End Development
12 13 (8.97%) Multithreading
12 13 (8.97%) OO
13 12 (8.28%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.59%) Infographics
15 10 (6.90%) Android Development
15 10 (6.90%) Wireframes
16 9 (6.21%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.41%) Objective-C
2 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.76%) Apple Swift
4 5 (3.45%) PHP
5 3 (2.07%) C++
5 3 (2.07%) Java
6 2 (1.38%) C
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) GLSL
7 1 (0.69%) HLSL
7 1 (0.69%) R
7 1 (0.69%) Scala
7 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Apple
2 26 (17.93%) Adobe
3 6 (4.14%) ION Trading
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.14%) SAP
4 1 (0.69%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Quark
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago