Period
to 28 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 423 541 565
Rank change year-on-year +118 +24 -41
Contract jobs citing Animation 61 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 47
London median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +4.44%
10th Percentile £225 £179 £185
90th Percentile £538 £518 £500
England median daily rate £408 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +20.81% -6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
London median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.54%
England median hourly rate £24.58 £30.00 £27.09
% change year-on-year -18.08% +10.74% -24.75%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,641 15,412 17,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.37% 35.15% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,687 10,895 12,352
London median daily rate £517 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £710 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 265 267
London median hourly rate £26.08 £23.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% -2.08% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £23.85 £21.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +13.57% -4.11% +14.42%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in London

Animation
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the London region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
Central London +61 14 £363 +20.83% 11
West London +40 13 £450 +125.00% 6
East London +57 2 £370 -7.50% 1
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Animation.

1 17 (27.87%) User Experience
2 14 (22.95%) iOS Development
2 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
3 13 (21.31%) Apple Swift
4 12 (19.67%) Games
5 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) Adobe
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) Core Animation
5 10 (16.39%) RESTful
5 10 (16.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (16.39%) Core Data
6 9 (14.75%) Wireframes
6 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) Graphic Design
6 9 (14.75%) 3ds Max
6 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) Finance
7 8 (13.11%) Marketing
7 8 (13.11%) Android
7 8 (13.11%) 3D Modelling
7 8 (13.11%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (11.48%) Gamification
8 7 (11.48%) Push Notifications
8 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (11.48%) Apple
8 7 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (11.48%) e-Learning
8 7 (11.48%) TDD

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) 3ds Max
2 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (9.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (9.84%) CINEMA 4D
3 6 (9.84%) Maya
4 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
4 5 (8.20%) Sketch
5 4 (6.56%) InVision
6 3 (4.92%) SketchUp
7 2 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (3.28%) Figma
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.64%) InDesign
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Firebase
2 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Azure
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Slack
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) Xcode
2 2 (3.28%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Gradle
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.64%) gulp
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 12 (19.67%) Games
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Designer
3 13 (21.31%) iOS Developer
4 7 (11.48%) e-Learning Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Games Artist
6 5 (8.20%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Android Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.28%) 3D Artist
8 2 (3.28%) 3D Modeller
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Content Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Digital Content Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Digital Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Visual Designer
9 1 (1.64%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Core Animation
1 10 (16.39%) Core Data
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
1 10 (16.39%) RESTful
1 10 (16.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) RxSwift
3 5 (8.20%) HTML5
3 5 (8.20%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) Cocoa
4 4 (6.56%) CSS3
5 3 (4.92%) JSON
5 3 (4.92%) Material Design
5 3 (4.92%) UIKit
5 3 (4.92%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) Robotlegs
6 2 (3.28%) RxJava
7 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) User Experience
2 9 (14.75%) Graphic Design
3 8 (13.11%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (11.48%) e-Learning
5 6 (9.84%) FMCG
5 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
6 5 (8.20%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (6.56%) Social Media
8 3 (4.92%) Video on Demand
8 3 (4.92%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (3.28%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (3.28%) Photography
10 1 (1.64%) Blog
10 1 (1.64%) iPhone
10 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.64%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
2 8 (13.11%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) tvOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) iOS Development
2 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.75%) Scrum
3 9 (14.75%) Wireframes
4 8 (13.11%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (11.48%) Gamification
5 7 (11.48%) Push Notifications
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Android Development
6 6 (9.84%) Texturing
7 5 (8.20%) Analytics
7 5 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (8.20%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.56%) OOP
8 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
9 3 (4.92%) CAD
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Apple Swift
2 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe
2 7 (11.48%) Apple
2 7 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.20%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce