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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 563 574 559
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Animation 75 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 38
Median daily rate £350 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+68.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £24.23 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.84% -25.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £27.50

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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +3 66 £373 +4.63% 28
London -16 39 £350 -22.22% 11
South East +4 13 £450 +44.00% 5
City of London +34 12 £335 +16.34%
West Sussex -5 9 £450 +38.46%
Glasgow - 9 £255 -
Scotland - 9 £255 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £390 - 2
Leeds - 7 £390 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £390 - 2
Crawley +2 6 £450 +35.84%
North West - 5 £370 - 1
Uxbridge +6 4 £350 -
Manchester - 3 £370 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +17 1 - - 3
East of England +9 1 - - 5
Hampshire +6 1 - -
South West +2 1 £290 +110.90%
Hounslow -2 1 £350 +9.37%
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Salford - 1 £348 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
4 49 (30.25%) User Experience
5 48 (29.63%) CSS
6 46 (28.40%) iOS Development
7 45 (27.78%) Core Animation
8 44 (27.16%) HTML
9 37 (22.84%) Apple
10 35 (21.60%) Objective-C
11 33 (20.37%) Mobile App
12 32 (19.75%) Cocoa
13 29 (17.90%) Cocoa Touch
14 28 (17.28%) Apple Swift
15 27 (16.67%) JSON
16 26 (16.05%) TDD
17 24 (14.81%) XML
17 24 (14.81%) HTML5
18 23 (14.20%) Mobile Development
18 23 (14.20%) Front End Development
19 22 (13.58%) AngularJS
20 21 (12.96%) Photoshop
21 20 (12.35%) Games
21 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
22 19 (11.73%) iPhone
22 19 (11.73%) jQuery
22 19 (11.73%) Responsive Web Design
22 19 (11.73%) HTTP
22 19 (11.73%) Adobe
23 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.47%) WordPress
2 3 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Drupal
3 1 (0.62%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 15 (9.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (4.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (3.09%) MS Office
5 5 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (2.47%) GIMP
7 3 (1.85%) Maya
7 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.23%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.23%) Houdini
8 2 (1.23%) InDesign
8 2 (1.23%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe SpeedGrade
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) GitHub
2 2 (1.23%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.17%) Grunt
3 8 (4.94%) gulp
3 8 (4.94%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.32%) Subversion
5 6 (3.70%) Mocha
5 6 (3.70%) Xcode
6 5 (3.09%) CocoaPods
7 4 (2.47%) JsTestDriver
7 4 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.47%) QUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Bower
8 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.23%) Protractor
8 2 (1.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.62%) Calabash
9 1 (0.62%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 20 (12.35%) Games
2 10 (6.17%) Marketing
3 6 (3.70%) Advertising
3 6 (3.70%) Finance
3 6 (3.70%) Publishing
4 3 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (60.49%) Developer
2 45 (27.78%) iOS Developer
3 34 (20.99%) Designer
4 17 (10.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (6.17%) UX Designer
7 9 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Games Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Visual Designer
8 7 (4.32%) Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) C++ Developer
8 7 (4.32%) C++ Games Developer
8 7 (4.32%) iOS Programmer
8 7 (4.32%) Programmer
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Designer
9 6 (3.70%) Graphic Designer
9 6 (3.70%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.63%) CSS
2 45 (27.78%) Core Animation
3 44 (27.16%) HTML
4 32 (19.75%) Cocoa
5 29 (17.90%) Cocoa Touch
6 27 (16.67%) JSON
7 24 (14.81%) HTML5
7 24 (14.81%) XML
8 22 (13.58%) AngularJS
9 19 (11.73%) jQuery
10 16 (9.88%) CSS3
11 14 (8.64%) Sass
12 12 (7.41%) RESTful
13 11 (6.79%) Flash
14 10 (6.17%) UIKit
15 9 (5.56%) Backbone.js
15 9 (5.56%) REST
15 9 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (5.56%) WebGL
15 9 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.25%) User Experience
2 33 (20.37%) Mobile App
3 19 (11.73%) iPhone
4 18 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 18 (11.11%) iPad
5 12 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 12 (7.41%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.56%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.94%) Photography
8 7 (4.32%) Graphic Design
8 7 (4.32%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.32%) RenderMan
8 7 (4.32%) Social Media
9 6 (3.70%) Physics
9 6 (3.70%) Video Editing
10 5 (3.09%) Apple TV
10 5 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.47%) Motion Graphics
12 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.17%) Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Android
4 4 (2.47%) Windows
4 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.40%) iOS Development
3 26 (16.05%) TDD
4 23 (14.20%) Front End Development
4 23 (14.20%) Mobile Development
5 19 (11.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 17 (10.49%) Automated Testing
8 14 (8.64%) Infographics
8 14 (8.64%) Multithreading
8 14 (8.64%) OO
8 14 (8.64%) Web Design
8 14 (8.64%) Wireframes
9 13 (8.02%) Memory Management
10 12 (7.41%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (7.41%) OOD
11 11 (6.79%) Scrum
11 11 (6.79%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
2 35 (21.60%) Objective-C
3 28 (17.28%) Apple Swift
4 9 (5.56%) PHP
5 8 (4.94%) C++
6 7 (4.32%) GLSL
6 7 (4.32%) HLSL
7 6 (3.70%) ES6
7 6 (3.70%) R
8 4 (2.47%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.47%) Java
9 3 (1.85%) Python
10 2 (1.23%) SQL
10 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 37 (22.84%) Apple
2 19 (11.73%) Adobe
3 8 (4.94%) ION Trading
4 5 (3.09%) SAP
5 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Quark
8 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.62%) Canon
8 1 (0.62%) Sony
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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