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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 539 536 543
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Animation 73 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 42
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £155.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+313.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £25.94 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+497.59% +44.09%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +16 72 £313 -10.71% 30
London +34 44 £400 - 10
South East +2 7 £325 +3.17% 5
North West 0 7 £338 -10.00% 1
Manchester -7 6 £338 -10.00% 1
East of England -16 5 £225 -30.76% 3
City of London +22 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £300 -14.28% 1
West Yorkshire +6 2 £325 -7.14%
South West -45 2 £290 -17.14% 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Devon - 2 £290 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £240 - 1
Brighton - 2 £325 - 1
Exeter - 2 £290 - 1
Norwich - 2 £240 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
Leeds +1 1 £300 -
Scotland -15 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Leicester - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 -
Northampton - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Essex - - - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (40.94%) HTML
2 53 (35.57%) CSS
3 52 (34.90%) Photoshop
4 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (32.89%) Adobe
5 49 (32.89%) HTML5
6 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
6 48 (32.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 47 (31.54%) OO
8 44 (29.53%) OOP
9 40 (26.85%) User Experience
10 34 (22.82%) CSS3
11 31 (20.81%) Android
12 30 (20.13%) Flash
13 28 (18.79%) Apple iOS
14 23 (15.44%) Adobe After Effects
15 21 (14.09%) Scrum
15 21 (14.09%) Web Services
16 20 (13.42%) XHTML
17 19 (12.75%) TDD
18 18 (12.08%) Backbone.js
19 17 (11.41%) jQuery
19 17 (11.41%) iOS Development
19 17 (11.41%) AngularJS
19 17 (11.41%) Mobile App
20 16 (10.74%) Core Animation
20 16 (10.74%) Java
21 15 (10.07%) C++
21 15 (10.07%) Games
21 15 (10.07%) Objective-C

Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (3.36%) Node.js
2 2 (1.34%) Drupal
2 2 (1.34%) Moodle
2 2 (1.34%) CMS
2 2 (1.34%) IIS
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (34.90%) Photoshop
2 48 (32.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (15.44%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.37%) Fireworks
5 7 (4.70%) Maya
6 5 (3.36%) 3ds Max
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (1.34%) InDesign
8 1 (0.67%) GIMP
8 1 (0.67%) ZBrush
8 1 (0.67%) Mudbox
8 1 (0.67%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) Internet
2 11 (7.38%) HTTP
3 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.01%) LAN
4 3 (2.01%) WAN
5 2 (1.34%) Wireless
5 2 (1.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) DLNA
6 1 (0.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) MySQL
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Grunt
2 9 (6.04%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.70%) Flex Builder
4 6 (4.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (4.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (4.03%) Xcode
5 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.68%) Subversion
6 3 (2.01%) Mocha
6 3 (2.01%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.01%) Bower
7 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.07%) Games
2 11 (7.38%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Back Office
3 7 (4.70%) Finance
4 4 (2.68%) Advertising
4 4 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (56.38%) Developer
2 36 (24.16%) Designer
3 17 (11.41%) iOS Developer
4 16 (10.74%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (6.71%) Visual Designer
6 8 (5.37%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.70%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.70%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Web Designer
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.36%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.36%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.68%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.68%) Digital Designer
10 4 (2.68%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.68%) Graphic Designer
11 3 (2.01%) Games Developer
11 3 (2.01%) Senior Applications Developer
11 3 (2.01%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.94%) HTML
2 53 (35.57%) CSS
3 49 (32.89%) HTML5
4 34 (22.82%) CSS3
5 30 (20.13%) Flash
6 21 (14.09%) Web Services
7 20 (13.42%) XHTML
8 18 (12.08%) Backbone.js
9 17 (11.41%) jQuery
9 17 (11.41%) AngularJS
10 16 (10.74%) Core Animation
11 12 (8.05%) RESTful
12 9 (6.04%) .NET
12 9 (6.04%) XML
13 8 (5.37%) Apache Flex
14 7 (4.70%) Android SDK
15 6 (4.03%) JSON
16 5 (3.36%) Caliburn.Micro
16 5 (3.36%) Dojo
16 5 (3.36%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.85%) User Experience
2 17 (11.41%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.05%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.04%) Streaming Video
5 8 (5.37%) Streaming Media
5 8 (5.37%) iPhone
6 7 (4.70%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.70%) Open Source
6 7 (4.70%) RIA
7 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.03%) iPad
8 5 (3.36%) Social Media
8 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.36%) Photography
8 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.68%) IPTV
9 4 (2.68%) E-Learning
9 4 (2.68%) W3C
10 3 (2.01%) Video on Demand
10 3 (2.01%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.81%) Android
2 28 (18.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.37%) Windows
4 7 (4.70%) Linux
5 4 (2.68%) CentOS
5 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.34%) UNIX
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) webOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.54%) OO
3 44 (29.53%) OOP
4 21 (14.09%) Scrum
5 19 (12.75%) TDD
6 17 (11.41%) iOS Development
7 13 (8.72%) MVC
7 13 (8.72%) Web Application Development
8 12 (8.05%) 3D Animation
9 10 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.04%) Android Development
11 8 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.70%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.03%) MVVM
14 5 (3.36%) SEO
14 5 (3.36%) Web Development
14 5 (3.36%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.36%) Unit Testing
15 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.74%) Java
3 15 (10.07%) C++
3 15 (10.07%) Objective-C
4 12 (8.05%) C#
5 10 (6.71%) C
6 8 (5.37%) ActionScript
7 7 (4.70%) XAML
8 6 (4.03%) PHP
8 6 (4.03%) Python
9 4 (2.68%) Scala
10 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.01%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.34%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.67%) VBA
12 1 (0.67%) VC++
12 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) WCAG
1 1 (0.67%) WAI
1 1 (0.67%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Samba
1 4 (2.68%) NFS
Vendors
1 49 (32.89%) Adobe
2 7 (4.70%) Facebook
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.36%) Apple
5 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.01%) Autodesk
6 3 (2.01%) Twitter
7 2 (1.34%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle
8 1 (0.67%) Sencha
8 1 (0.67%) Omniture
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
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