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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Animation
UK / England
Rank 496 550 537
Rank change year-on-year +54 -13  
Contract jobs citing Animation 74 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 32
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £225
% change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -35.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £22.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.54 £22.70 £43.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +105.71% -56.14%  

Animation is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13156 15166 14551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.09% 31.18% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8508 9992 8903
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 525 607
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Animation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in England over the 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Animation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in England

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in England over the 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
London -2 28 £300 -22.58% 5
East of England +14 21 £275 - 1
South East +14 12 £350 -6.66% 4
Yorkshire +14 6 £300 -22.58%
South West +4 3 £300 -36.84% 6
North West +32 2 £350 - 6
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Animation
UK

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 46 (37.10%) HTML
2 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 41 (33.06%) Core Animation
3 41 (33.06%) Core Data
4 39 (31.45%) Apple iOS
5 35 (28.23%) TDD
6 34 (27.42%) Mobile App
6 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (25.00%) Android
9 30 (24.19%) iOS Development
10 28 (22.58%) XML
10 28 (22.58%) Push Notifications
11 27 (21.77%) JSON
12 26 (20.97%) Jenkins
13 25 (20.16%) RESTful
14 24 (19.35%) User Experience
15 23 (18.55%) GitHub
15 23 (18.55%) CSS
15 23 (18.55%) Objective-C
16 22 (17.74%) Cocoa
16 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
16 22 (17.74%) JUnit
16 22 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
16 22 (17.74%) MVC
16 22 (17.74%) OOD
16 22 (17.74%) Apple Swift
17 18 (14.52%) Android Development
17 18 (14.52%) Adobe
18 17 (13.71%) Mobile Development

Animation
Top Related 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 5 (4.03%) Apache
1 5 (4.03%) CMS
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.42%) WordPress
4 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 13 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.26%) Maya
4 8 (6.45%) 3ds Max
4 8 (6.45%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (4.03%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (2.42%) InDesign
8 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
8 3 (2.42%) MS Office
9 2 (1.61%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (1.61%) InVision
9 2 (1.61%) MotionBuilder
9 2 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.81%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.81%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.81%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.55%) GitHub
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) GIS
2 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Jenkins
2 22 (17.74%) JUnit
3 15 (12.10%) Calabash
3 15 (12.10%) Xcode
4 12 (9.68%) Gradle
5 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.06%) Subversion
6 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.42%) Android Studio
7 3 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.42%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.81%) Flex Builder
9 1 (0.81%) Grunt
9 1 (0.81%) gulp
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 15 (12.10%) Games
2 12 (9.68%) Finance
3 11 (8.87%) Automotive
3 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.26%) Marketing
5 8 (6.45%) Banking
6 7 (5.65%) Publishing
6 7 (5.65%) Retail
7 5 (4.03%) Advertising
7 5 (4.03%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.81%) Local Government
9 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (54.84%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Designer
3 30 (24.19%) iOS Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Android Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (8.87%) UI Designer
6 10 (8.06%) Digital Designer
7 7 (5.65%) Mobile Designer
7 7 (5.65%) Mobile UI Designer
8 6 (4.84%) Animator
9 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.23%) 3D Animator
10 4 (3.23%) 3D Artist
10 4 (3.23%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.23%) UX Designer
11 3 (2.42%) Graphic Designer
11 3 (2.42%) HTML CSS Designer
11 3 (2.42%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Lead iOS Developer
12 2 (1.61%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.10%) HTML
2 41 (33.06%) Core Animation
2 41 (33.06%) Core Data
3 28 (22.58%) XML
4 27 (21.77%) JSON
5 25 (20.16%) RESTful
6 23 (18.55%) CSS
7 22 (17.74%) Cocoa
8 15 (12.10%) HTML5
9 13 (10.48%) CSS3
9 13 (10.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 12 (9.68%) Android SDK
10 12 (9.68%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (9.68%) Sass
11 11 (8.87%) iOS SDK
12 10 (8.06%) iPhone SDK
13 8 (6.45%) jQuery
13 8 (6.45%) LESS
14 6 (4.84%) Dojo
15 5 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.42%) Mobile App
2 24 (19.35%) User Experience
3 13 (10.48%) iPhone
4 6 (4.84%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.84%) Motion Graphics
5 5 (4.03%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.23%) Learning Management System
6 4 (3.23%) Photography
6 4 (3.23%) SCORM
6 4 (3.23%) Social Media
7 3 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.42%) HTC Vive
8 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.61%) FMCG
8 2 (1.61%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (1.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.45%) Apple iOS
2 31 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) TDD
2 34 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.19%) iOS Development
5 28 (22.58%) Push Notifications
6 22 (17.74%) MVC
6 22 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (17.74%) OOD
6 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
7 18 (14.52%) Android Development
8 17 (13.71%) Mobile Development
9 16 (12.90%) Front End Development
10 11 (8.87%) Scrum
11 9 (7.26%) Web Development
12 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.65%) BDD
13 7 (5.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 7 (5.65%) Progressive Enhancement
14 6 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (4.84%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.55%) Objective-C
3 22 (17.74%) Apple Swift
4 15 (12.10%) C++
5 14 (11.29%) Java
6 3 (2.42%) C#
6 3 (2.42%) Python
7 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) PMO
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Adobe
2 13 (10.48%) Apple
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) SAP
4 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.61%) Facebook
5 2 (1.61%) Infor
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) Alias
6 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.81%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Splunk
6 1 (0.81%) Tealium
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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