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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Animation 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £280 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £76.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.50% +102.66%
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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
676 568 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.22% 26.02% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 286 193
Average daily rate £350 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 44 70
Average hourly rate £22.60 £19.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -34.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £10.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Animation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Animation Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Havok
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Flex Builder
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Animator
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) Havok
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe