The table below looks at the statistics for the Animator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animator in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animator
Rank 598 569 594
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Animator 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.008% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Animator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Animator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Animator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Animator within the UK.

Animator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Animator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animator within the UK.

Animator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Animator
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Animator in their job title 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 with Animator in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Maya
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (25.00%) Animation

Animator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Animator in their job title 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 with Animator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maya
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe