Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 507 363 446
Rank change year-on-year -144 +83 +109
Contract jobs citing Animation 84 37 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.59% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 55
10th Percentile £262 £218 £238
25th Percentile £322 £304 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £456 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.06% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £656 £450 £525
90th Percentile £700 £494 £538
England median daily rate £425 £330 £420
% change year-on-year +28.79% -21.43% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £73.50 - -
Median hourly rate £77.00 - -
75th Percentile £80.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £53.25 - £14.15
% change year-on-year - - -52.83%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,678 6,273 9,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.77% 35.43% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,391 4,507 6,639
10th Percentile £375 £313 £300
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.60% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 87 122
10th Percentile £17.77 £15.65 £12.44
25th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate £43.74 £28.02 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +56.10% +24.53% -2.17%
75th Percentile £52.75 £46.00 £38.24
90th Percentile £64.50 £59.25 £52.48
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.51 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.81% +29.32% +1.25%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 25 £507 +33.42% 4
East London -5 1 £500 +11.11% 2
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 39 (46.43%) Adobe
2 34 (40.48%) Social Skills
3 23 (27.38%) Typography
4 22 (26.19%) Photoshop
5 20 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 20 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (21.43%) Infographics
8 17 (20.24%) Insurtech
8 17 (20.24%) InDesign
9 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (17.86%) Python
9 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
10 14 (16.67%) Hedge funds
10 14 (16.67%) Data Quality
10 14 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
10 14 (16.67%) Market Risk
10 14 (16.67%) Stress Testing
10 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (16.67%) VBA
10 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 14 (16.67%) Power Platform
10 14 (16.67%) Power BI
11 13 (15.48%) Prototyping
12 12 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (13.10%) Mobile App

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 3 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Photoshop
2 20 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (22.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (20.24%) InDesign
5 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (11.90%) Adobe After Effects
8 9 (10.71%) Adobe Premiere
9 8 (9.52%) Sketch
10 3 (3.57%) Maya
11 1 (1.19%) InVision
11 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 7 (8.33%) Figma
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon Cognito
3 2 (2.38%) Twilio
4 1 (1.19%) AWS
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.19%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Subversion
5 3 (3.57%) fastlane
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.57%) Xcode
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 34 (40.48%) Social Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (4.76%) Advertising
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Designer
2 28 (33.33%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Artworker
5 9 (10.71%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (8.33%) React Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Video Editor
7 6 (7.14%) Visual Designer
8 4 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Digital Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Mobile Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Motion Graphics Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Applications Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Mobile Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Visual Designer
10 2 (2.38%) Animator
10 2 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) CSS
2 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 7 (8.33%) Core Animation
3 7 (8.33%) Core Data
3 7 (8.33%) React
4 6 (7.14%) Cocoa
4 6 (7.14%) iOS SDK
5 5 (5.95%) GreenSock GSAP
5 5 (5.95%) RESTful
6 4 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (4.76%) JSON
6 4 (4.76%) Redux
7 3 (3.57%) Next.js
7 3 (3.57%) XML
8 2 (2.38%) iPhone SDK
8 2 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.19%) Three.js
9 1 (1.19%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 14 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 11 (13.10%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.90%) Social Media
4 5 (5.95%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (2.38%) iPhone
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Podcast
6 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.71%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Typography
2 20 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
2 20 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (21.43%) Infographics
5 17 (20.24%) Insurtech
6 14 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 14 (16.67%) Stress Testing
7 13 (15.48%) Prototyping
8 8 (9.52%) Release Management
9 7 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (7.14%) Design Thinking
11 5 (5.95%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (5.95%) Design Sprint
11 5 (5.95%) Interaction Design
11 5 (5.95%) Push Notifications
11 5 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) Python
2 14 (16.67%) VBA
3 7 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.76%) C++
6 3 (3.57%) ES6
7 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (11.90%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Adobe
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.19%) Instagram
4 1 (1.19%) Marketo
4 1 (1.19%) TikTok
4 1 (1.19%) YouTube