The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Animation 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.87% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £388 £313
% change year-on-year -25.16% +24.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £10.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +265.00% -74.93%  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 182 142 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 44.28% 33.49% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 63 75
Median daily rate £330 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 12
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £33.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.73% -43.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £12.00 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -2.12% +25.33%  

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Animation in Essex

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in Essex

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in Essex over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Animation in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 April 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
Brentwood - 7 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Animation
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Animation.

1 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 28 (100.00%) JUnit
1 28 (100.00%) XML
1 28 (100.00%) OOD
1 28 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 28 (100.00%) MVC
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
1 28 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 28 (100.00%) JSON
1 28 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (100.00%) RESTful
1 28 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 28 (100.00%) GitHub
1 28 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 28 (100.00%) Core Data
1 28 (100.00%) Push Notifications
2 26 (92.86%) Mobile App
3 17 (60.71%) Calabash
3 17 (60.71%) Android SDK
3 17 (60.71%) Android Development
3 17 (60.71%) Gradle
3 17 (60.71%) Android
3 17 (60.71%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) iPhone
4 11 (39.29%) Cocoa
4 11 (39.29%) Xcode
4 11 (39.29%) Objective-C
4 11 (39.29%) iPhone SDK
4 11 (39.29%) Apple iOS

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 28 (100.00%) JUnit
2 17 (60.71%) Calabash
2 17 (60.71%) Gradle
3 11 (39.29%) Xcode
4 4 (14.29%) Android Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Automotive
1 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Android Developer
3 11 (39.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 28 (100.00%) Core Data
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) JSON
1 28 (100.00%) RESTful
1 28 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (60.71%) Android SDK
3 11 (39.29%) Cocoa
3 11 (39.29%) iOS SDK
3 11 (39.29%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 11 (39.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Android
2 11 (39.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (100.00%) MVC
1 28 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 28 (100.00%) OOD
1 28 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 28 (100.00%) Push Notifications
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) Android Development
3 11 (39.29%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Case Management
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) Apple Swift
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Infor
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.14%) SAP