Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 500 551 549
Rank change year-on-year +51 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing Animation 86 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 60 41
London median daily rate £450 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £400 £305
% change year-on-year +12.50% +31.15% -21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.18% - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +58.18% -33.73% +84.44%

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 14,394 16,577 15,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.19% 35.88% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,101 11,783 10,824
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 264 232
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.04 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -8.56% +14.04% -1.70%

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 18 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Animation in London

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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 18 July 2019. 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 +19 16 £263 -16.00% 10
West London +31 14 £513 +52.42% 11
East London +11 3 £310 +47.62% 1
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.16%) User Experience
3 31 (36.05%) TDD
4 30 (34.88%) RESTful
4 30 (34.88%) Web Services
5 28 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (32.56%) Apple iOS
6 23 (26.74%) Video on Demand
7 22 (25.58%) iOS Development
8 21 (24.42%) Apple Swift
8 21 (24.42%) Video\Live Streaming
9 20 (23.26%) Android
10 19 (22.09%) Adobe
11 18 (20.93%) RxSwift
11 18 (20.93%) tvOS
12 17 (19.77%) Material Design
13 16 (18.60%) Sketch
14 15 (17.44%) HTML
14 15 (17.44%) Google
15 14 (16.28%) CSS
15 14 (16.28%) Apple
15 14 (16.28%) Android Development
16 13 (15.12%) RxJava
16 13 (15.12%) Prototyping
16 13 (15.12%) Firebase
16 13 (15.12%) Kotlin
16 13 (15.12%) Java
17 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
17 12 (13.95%) Photoshop
17 12 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator

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 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Sketch
2 12 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (13.95%) Photoshop
3 7 (8.14%) Zeplin
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (6.98%) Maya
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (3.49%) FreeHand
6 3 (3.49%) InVision
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (2.33%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.33%) Blender
7 2 (2.33%) InDesign
7 2 (2.33%) Marvel
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (1.16%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.16%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.16%) Houdini
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Firebase
2 6 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) gulp
2 3 (3.49%) webpack
3 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.95%) Retail
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) iOS Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Designer
4 14 (16.28%) Android Developer
5 12 (13.95%) UI Designer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Designer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior iOS Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior UI Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.33%) 3D Animator
9 2 (2.33%) 3D Artist
9 2 (2.33%) Animator
9 2 (2.33%) Change Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Graphics Specialist
9 2 (2.33%) Social Media Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Visual Designer
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) RESTful
1 30 (34.88%) Web Services
2 18 (20.93%) RxSwift
3 17 (19.77%) Material Design
4 15 (17.44%) HTML
5 14 (16.28%) CSS
6 13 (15.12%) RxJava
7 6 (6.98%) Ajax
7 6 (6.98%) Handlebars
7 6 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (4.65%) HTML5
9 3 (3.49%) CGI
9 3 (3.49%) Core Animation
9 3 (3.49%) Core Data
9 3 (3.49%) GreenSock GSAP
9 3 (3.49%) JSON
9 3 (3.49%) Node.js
9 3 (3.49%) Pixi.js
9 3 (3.49%) UIKit
9 3 (3.49%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (51.16%) User Experience
2 23 (26.74%) Video on Demand
3 21 (24.42%) Video\Live Streaming
4 11 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (8.14%) Social Media
6 6 (6.98%) W3C
7 5 (5.81%) Graphic Design
7 5 (5.81%) Motion Graphics
8 4 (4.65%) Photography
9 2 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.33%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (2.33%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.16%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (1.16%) Mobile Games
10 1 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Apple iOS
2 20 (23.26%) Android
3 18 (20.93%) tvOS
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) TDD
3 28 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.58%) iOS Development
5 14 (16.28%) Android Development
6 13 (15.12%) Prototyping
7 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) Visual Effects
8 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.14%) Scrum
8 7 (8.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (8.14%) Workflow
9 6 (6.98%) Usability Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Validation
10 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.65%) A/B Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (4.65%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.65%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 4 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Apple Swift
2 13 (15.12%) Java
2 13 (15.12%) Kotlin
3 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) Python
5 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.33%) C#
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.16%) pfSense
2 1 (1.16%) Samba
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Adobe
2 15 (17.44%) Google
3 14 (16.28%) Apple
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.16%) Juniper