The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Animation
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 149
Contract jobs citing Animation 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.43% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -25.80% +29.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 941 1174 941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.92% 31.30% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 698 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £261 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 55
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Animation in the North West

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Animation.

1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Maya
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Photography
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Infographics

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Maya
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Animator
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Communications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Infographics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe