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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Animation
England / London
Rank 378 390 385
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing Animation 28 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 22
Median daily rate £300 £394 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £375 £248
% change year-on-year -21.33% +51.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +108.57% -56.14%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6765 7660 7518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.15% 34.60% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4701 5447 5108
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 120 143
Median hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% +6.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Animation in London

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Croydon +9 1 £600 -
City of London 0 1 - - 1
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for Animation.

1 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
2 14 (22.58%) iOS Development
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Adobe
3 13 (20.97%) User Experience
3 13 (20.97%) Core Animation
3 13 (20.97%) Core Data
4 12 (19.35%) Finance
4 12 (19.35%) Android
5 11 (17.74%) Mobile Development
6 10 (16.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (16.13%) Games
6 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
7 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.52%) HTML
7 9 (14.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (12.90%) Banking
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) CSS
8 8 (12.90%) Cocoa
8 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
8 8 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (11.29%) Apple Swift
9 7 (11.29%) TDD
9 7 (11.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (9.68%) Marketing
10 6 (9.68%) Degree
10 6 (9.68%) Maya
10 6 (9.68%) 3ds Max
10 6 (9.68%) Publishing

Animation
Top Related 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 5 (8.06%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
2 9 (14.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (11.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (9.68%) 3ds Max
4 6 (9.68%) Maya
5 5 (8.06%) CINEMA 4D
5 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (4.84%) InDesign
6 3 (4.84%) InVision
6 3 (4.84%) MS Office
7 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (3.23%) MotionBuilder
7 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.61%) Houdini
8 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.61%) MS Project
8 1 (1.61%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) GIS
1 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
1 5 (8.06%) Xcode
2 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.84%) Calabash
3 3 (4.84%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.23%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.23%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Games
3 8 (12.90%) Banking
4 6 (9.68%) Marketing
4 6 (9.68%) Publishing
5 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
5 4 (6.45%) Retail
6 3 (4.84%) Advertising
6 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Legal
8 1 (1.61%) Back Office
8 1 (1.61%) Electronics
8 1 (1.61%) French Language
8 1 (1.61%) Interactive Media
8 1 (1.61%) Local Government
8 1 (1.61%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Designer
3 14 (22.58%) iOS Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Digital Designer
4 5 (8.06%) UX Designer
5 4 (6.45%) Animator
5 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.45%) UI Designer
6 3 (4.84%) 3D Animator
6 3 (4.84%) 3D Artist
6 3 (4.84%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Lead iOS Developer
6 3 (4.84%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Creative Designer
7 2 (3.23%) e-Learning Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Games Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Graphic Artist
7 2 (3.23%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Core Animation
1 13 (20.97%) Core Data
2 10 (16.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (14.52%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) Cocoa
4 8 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (12.90%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) CSS3
5 3 (4.84%) HTML5
5 3 (4.84%) SVG
5 3 (4.84%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) React
6 2 (3.23%) Sass
7 1 (1.61%) cocos2d
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.61%) LESS
7 1 (1.61%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (8.06%) e-Learning
4 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
4 4 (6.45%) Social Media
5 3 (4.84%) Learning Management System
5 3 (4.84%) SCORM
6 2 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 2 (3.23%) HTC Vive
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 2 (3.23%) Photography
7 1 (1.61%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
2 12 (19.35%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.58%) iOS Development
2 11 (17.74%) Mobile Development
3 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) BDD
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.45%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.45%) Push Notifications
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 3 (4.84%) 3D Animation
8 3 (4.84%) Content Development
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.84%) Game Development
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.84%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
3 7 (11.29%) Apple Swift
4 5 (8.06%) C++
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Adobe
2 3 (4.84%) Apple
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Facebook
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Tealium
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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