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 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Animation
Rank 570 576 531
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Contract jobs citing Animation 73 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 43
Median daily rate £350 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.12 £155.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -82.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -80.64%

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
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
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 £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 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 26 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 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 -17 66 £369 +0.06% 33
London -2 42 £350 -12.50% 18
City of London +53 13 £367 +33.54% 2
South East -8 11 £450 +50.00% 4
West Sussex +1 7 £450 +35.84%
Glasgow - 7 £255 - 1
Scotland - 7 £255 - 1
Crawley +1 5 £450 +35.84%
Leeds - 5 £413 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 2
Uxbridge +5 4 £350 -
North West -2 4 £370 - 1
East of England +16 3 - - 4
Manchester -9 3 £370 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 2 - - 3
Reading +6 2 - - 1
Berkshire +3 2 - - 3
Hounslow - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Middlesex -2 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Salford - 1 £348 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
South West - 1 £290 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) Apple iOS
3 50 (32.26%) iOS Development
4 48 (30.97%) Core Animation
5 45 (29.03%) User Experience
6 42 (27.10%) HTML
6 42 (27.10%) JavaScript
6 42 (27.10%) CSS
7 40 (25.81%) Objective-C
8 36 (23.23%) Apple
9 34 (21.94%) Cocoa
9 34 (21.94%) Mobile App
10 31 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
10 31 (20.00%) Apple Swift
11 26 (16.77%) JSON
12 25 (16.13%) TDD
13 24 (15.48%) Mobile Development
14 23 (14.84%) XML
14 23 (14.84%) HTML5
15 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
15 19 (12.26%) Games
15 19 (12.26%) Front End Development
16 18 (11.61%) Photoshop
16 18 (11.61%) Adobe
16 18 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (11.61%) iPhone
17 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
17 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
17 17 (10.97%) Algorithms

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 (2.58%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.58%) WordPress
2 3 (1.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.58%) GIMP
5 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.94%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (1.94%) Maya
6 3 (1.94%) MS Office
7 2 (1.29%) 3ds Max
7 2 (1.29%) Houdini
7 2 (1.29%) InDesign
7 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.29%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) GitHub
2 2 (1.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) HTTP
2 2 (1.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) MySQL
2 2 (1.29%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Grunt
3 7 (4.52%) gulp
3 7 (4.52%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.52%) Subversion
4 6 (3.87%) Xcode
5 5 (3.23%) CocoaPods
5 5 (3.23%) Mocha
6 4 (2.58%) JsTestDriver
6 4 (2.58%) QUnit
7 3 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.29%) Bower
8 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.29%) Protractor
8 2 (1.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 19 (12.26%) Games
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
3 6 (3.87%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Publishing
4 4 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (60.00%) Developer
2 49 (31.61%) iOS Developer
3 33 (21.29%) Designer
4 13 (8.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.10%) UX Designer
6 9 (5.81%) Games Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Visual Designer
7 8 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.52%) C++ Developer
8 7 (4.52%) C++ Games Developer
8 7 (4.52%) iOS Programmer
8 7 (4.52%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Programmer
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Designer
9 6 (3.87%) Graphic Designer
9 6 (3.87%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.97%) Core Animation
2 42 (27.10%) CSS
2 42 (27.10%) HTML
3 34 (21.94%) Cocoa
4 31 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 26 (16.77%) JSON
6 23 (14.84%) HTML5
6 23 (14.84%) XML
7 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
8 15 (9.68%) CSS3
9 12 (7.74%) jQuery
9 12 (7.74%) Sass
9 12 (7.74%) UIKit
10 11 (7.10%) Flash
10 11 (7.10%) RESTful
11 9 (5.81%) Backbone.js
11 9 (5.81%) XHTML
12 8 (5.16%) Unreal Engine
13 7 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.52%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.03%) User Experience
2 34 (21.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (11.61%) iPhone
4 17 (10.97%) Algorithms
5 16 (10.32%) iPad
6 11 (7.10%) Cryptography
6 11 (7.10%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.81%) Digital Media
8 8 (5.16%) Photography
9 7 (4.52%) Graphic Design
9 7 (4.52%) Mathematics
9 7 (4.52%) RenderMan
9 7 (4.52%) Social Media
10 6 (3.87%) Physics
11 5 (3.23%) Apple TV
11 5 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (3.23%) Video Editing
12 3 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.42%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.16%) Android
3 5 (3.23%) Linux
4 4 (2.58%) Windows
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.26%) iOS Development
3 25 (16.13%) TDD
4 24 (15.48%) Mobile Development
5 19 (12.26%) Front End Development
6 18 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.32%) Automated Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 14 (9.03%) Infographics
10 14 (9.03%) OO
10 14 (9.03%) Web Design
10 14 (9.03%) Wireframes
11 12 (7.74%) Memory Management
11 12 (7.74%) OOD
12 11 (7.10%) Code Optimisation
12 11 (7.10%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.81%) MVC
14 8 (5.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.10%) JavaScript
2 40 (25.81%) Objective-C
3 31 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 8 (5.16%) C++
5 7 (4.52%) GLSL
5 7 (4.52%) HLSL
6 6 (3.87%) R
7 5 (3.23%) ES6
8 4 (2.58%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.58%) Java
8 4 (2.58%) PHP
9 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Apple
2 18 (11.61%) Adobe
3 8 (5.16%) ION Trading
4 5 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (1.29%) Google
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.29%) Quark
6 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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