Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Animation
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 736 688
Rank change year-on-year +39 -48 +24
Contract jobs citing Animation 134 137 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 87 114
England median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 5 9
England median hourly rate £34.08 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +20.00% -68.83%
10th Percentile £18.30 £29.61 £14.15
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.29 £39.80
UK median hourly rate £34.08 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +20.00% -68.83%

Animation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Animation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Animation in England

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Animation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Animation in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Animation in England

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Animation in England

Animation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 68 £475 +18.75% 10
East of England -20 16 £425 +63.46% 1
South East +8 15 £450 +38.46% 4
North of England +70 14 £275 -29.03% 4
North West +37 14 £275 -25.68% 3
Midlands +38 13 £300 -14.29% 3
West Midlands +44 9 £260 -25.71% 2
South West +16 7 £325 +12.07% 2
East Midlands - 4 £308 - 1
Animation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Animation.

1 49 (36.57%) HTML
2 40 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.10%) Photoshop
3 39 (29.10%) User Experience
4 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (24.63%) Apple iOS
6 32 (23.88%) Core Animation
6 32 (23.88%) CSS
7 30 (22.39%) Android
8 29 (21.64%) iOS Development
9 26 (19.40%) Android Development
10 25 (18.66%) RESTful
10 25 (18.66%) Adobe
10 25 (18.66%) Finance
10 25 (18.66%) Core Data
11 23 (17.16%) Front End Development
12 22 (16.42%) HTML5
13 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
13 21 (15.67%) Java
14 20 (14.93%) XML
14 20 (14.93%) TDD
14 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
15 19 (14.18%) JSON
16 18 (13.43%) OOP
17 17 (12.69%) C++
17 17 (12.69%) Degree
17 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.69%) Push Notifications
18 16 (11.94%) Visualisation
18 16 (11.94%) GitHub

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (4.48%) CMS
2 4 (2.99%) WordPress
3 3 (2.24%) Marvel
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) Drupal
4 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (29.10%) Photoshop
2 15 (11.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (8.21%) 3ds Max
4 9 (6.72%) Maya
4 9 (6.72%) ZBrush
5 6 (4.48%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (4.48%) Houdini
5 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.48%) NUKE
6 5 (3.73%) InVision
6 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (2.99%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (2.24%) InDesign
9 2 (1.49%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.49%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.75%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Magento
2 2 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) GitHub
2 5 (3.73%) SaaS
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (2.99%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.49%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) HTTP
1 7 (5.22%) LAN
1 7 (5.22%) WAN
2 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.49%) SSL
2 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) MySQL
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.70%) JUnit
3 10 (7.46%) Grunt
3 10 (7.46%) gulp
4 9 (6.72%) Calabash
4 9 (6.72%) Gradle
5 8 (5.97%) Android Studio
5 8 (5.97%) Subversion
6 7 (5.22%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (5.22%) Xcode
7 4 (2.99%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.99%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.24%) CocoaPods
8 3 (2.24%) JIRA
8 3 (2.24%) webpack
9 1 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.75%) Mocha
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Marketing
3 10 (7.46%) Games
4 7 (5.22%) Advertising
4 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Retail
7 3 (2.24%) Automotive
7 3 (2.24%) Electronics
7 3 (2.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (56.72%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Designer
3 22 (16.42%) Android Developer
4 21 (15.67%) iOS Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (7.46%) UI Designer
7 9 (6.72%) Graphic Designer
8 8 (5.97%) 3D Modeller
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Angular Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Programmer
9 7 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) Author
10 5 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Integration Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.57%) HTML
2 32 (23.88%) Core Animation
2 32 (23.88%) CSS
3 25 (18.66%) Core Data
3 25 (18.66%) RESTful
4 22 (16.42%) HTML5
5 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
5 20 (14.93%) XML
6 19 (14.18%) JSON
7 16 (11.94%) Android SDK
8 15 (11.19%) jQuery
9 14 (10.45%) CSS3
10 12 (8.96%) Sass
10 12 (8.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (8.21%) React
11 11 (8.21%) SVG
12 10 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (6.72%) Cocoa
14 8 (5.97%) LESS
15 6 (4.48%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.10%) User Experience
2 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.45%) 3D Graphics
4 11 (8.21%) iPhone
4 11 (8.21%) Photography
5 10 (7.46%) Graphic Design
6 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.22%) iPad
6 7 (5.22%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.73%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.99%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.99%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.49%) Podcast
9 2 (1.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.75%) BBC
10 1 (0.75%) SCORM
10 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Apple iOS
2 30 (22.39%) Android
3 14 (10.45%) Linux
4 11 (8.21%) Windows
5 7 (5.22%) CentOS
5 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.64%) iOS Development
3 26 (19.40%) Android Development
4 23 (17.16%) Front End Development
5 20 (14.93%) TDD
6 18 (13.43%) OOP
7 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.69%) Push Notifications
8 16 (11.94%) Visualisation
9 14 (10.45%) MVC
9 14 (10.45%) Prototyping
9 14 (10.45%) Web Development
9 14 (10.45%) Wireframes
10 13 (9.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (9.70%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (9.70%) OOD
10 13 (9.70%) Pair Programming
10 13 (9.70%) Software Architecture
11 12 (8.96%) Project Planning
12 10 (7.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 21 (15.67%) Java
3 17 (12.69%) C++
4 14 (10.45%) Apple Swift
5 12 (8.96%) Python
6 11 (8.21%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.97%) C#
8 7 (5.22%) PHP
8 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.73%) Groovy
9 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.73%) Scala
10 3 (2.24%) C
10 3 (2.24%) GLSL
11 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.75%) ES6
12 1 (0.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.22%) NFS
1 7 (5.22%) Samba
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) Adobe
2 12 (8.96%) Apple
3 8 (5.97%) Google
4 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.24%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.75%) Apiary
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Samsung