Period
to 28 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 469 352 507
Rank change year-on-year -117 +155 +71
Contract jobs citing Animation 50 35 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 70
10th Percentile £200 £208 £236
25th Percentile £355 £294 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £461 £410 £463
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.35% +15.63%
75th Percentile £516 £525 £525
90th Percentile £564 £538 £539
England median daily rate £450 £351 £450
% change year-on-year +28.39% -22.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £65.30 " £35.35
25th Percentile £65.75 " £37.38
Median hourly rate £66.50 £15.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year +343.33% -65.52% +58.18%
75th Percentile £67.25 " £49.38
90th Percentile £67.70 " £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +62.00% -42.53% +58.18%

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 10,056 5,615 12,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.57% 35.09% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,092 4,129 9,254
10th Percentile £360 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +1.94%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 90 185
10th Percentile £14.40 £13.95 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.51 £16.25
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% +2.08%
75th Percentile £45.13 £47.75 £47.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £53.98 £52.80
England median hourly rate £24.47 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.66% +29.27% -12.77%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Animation in London.

Daily rate trend for Animation in London

Animation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Animation in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Animation in London.

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 July 2021. 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
East London +9 4 £498 +4.74% 3
Central London -29 3 £388 -15.30% 12
West London +2 1 £450 -13.88% 3
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 (34.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (32.00%) Core Animation
2 16 (32.00%) Core Data
3 15 (30.00%) Push Notifications
4 14 (28.00%) MVC
4 14 (28.00%) HTML
5 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.00%) RESTful
5 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.00%) iOS Development
6 12 (24.00%) JSON
6 12 (24.00%) XML
6 12 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (24.00%) OOD
6 12 (24.00%) TDD
6 12 (24.00%) Pair Programming
6 12 (24.00%) Apple Swift
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) JUnit
7 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.00%) GitHub
7 11 (22.00%) iOS SDK
8 10 (20.00%) Adobe
8 10 (20.00%) Cocoa
8 10 (20.00%) Xcode
8 10 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 9 (18.00%) User Experience
9 9 (18.00%) Figma
10 8 (16.00%) Social Skills
10 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 2 (4.00%) WordPress
2 1 (2.00%) Moodle
2 1 (2.00%) Totara
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Figma
2 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (12.00%) Sketch
4 5 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (10.00%) Maya
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (8.00%) InVision
6 2 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (4.00%) Houdini
7 1 (2.00%) 3ds Max
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe XD
7 1 (2.00%) InDesign
7 1 (2.00%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Firebase
2 2 (4.00%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.00%) JUnit
3 10 (20.00%) Xcode
4 4 (8.00%) Calabash
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Gradle
5 2 (4.00%) CocoaPods
5 2 (4.00%) Crashlytics
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Storybook
General
1 8 (16.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Publishing
3 3 (6.00%) Games
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.00%) French Language
5 1 (2.00%) German Language
5 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.00%) Polish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Designer
3 11 (22.00%) iOS Developer
4 5 (10.00%) UX Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) React Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.00%) 3D Artist
8 1 (2.00%) Animator
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Developer
8 1 (2.00%) e-Learning Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Core Animation
1 16 (32.00%) Core Data
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) RESTful
4 12 (24.00%) JSON
4 12 (24.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) iOS SDK
6 10 (20.00%) Cocoa
7 7 (14.00%) iPhone SDK
7 7 (14.00%) React
8 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
9 3 (6.00%) Framer.js
10 2 (4.00%) AVFoundation
10 2 (4.00%) CSS
10 2 (4.00%) Redux
10 2 (4.00%) UIKit
11 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.00%) Node.js
11 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
11 1 (2.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) iPhone
3 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (8.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.00%) Media Streaming
5 2 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.00%) SCORM
6 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.00%) Photography
6 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.00%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Push Notifications
2 14 (28.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) iOS Development
4 12 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (24.00%) OOD
4 12 (24.00%) Pair Programming
4 12 (24.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.00%) Typography
8 5 (10.00%) Android Development
8 5 (10.00%) Design Thinking
8 5 (10.00%) Interaction Design
8 5 (10.00%) Visual Effects
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.00%) Apple Swift
3 10 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) Google