The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank - 101 111
Contract jobs citing Animation 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.099% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £125 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £205
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +70.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.18%
Animation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
625 492 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.62% 24.34% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 272 224
Average daily rate £351 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Animation
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Animation across the West Midlands region.

Animation Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Animation
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animation across the West Midlands region.

Animation Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Animation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Birmingham - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Havok

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Havok
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++