Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 188 224
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 +20
Contract jobs citing Animation 7 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.25% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.85% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
North West median daily rate £355 £275 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -25.68% -1.33%
10th Percentile £315 £263 £360
90th Percentile £392 £358 £380
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
North West median hourly rate - £19.50 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £33.44 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.29% -7.11% +20.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,658 1,647 2,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.57% 28.97% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1,054 1,396
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £200 £232
90th Percentile £575 £587 £572
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 87 94
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.14% +31.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.39 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £55.00 £44.45
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Animation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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

Animation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Manchester -19 6 £400 +45.45% 6
Cheshire -3 1 £310 -0.80% 1
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Animation.

1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Apple Swift
2 4 (57.14%) Core Data
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Core Animation
3 2 (28.57%) Mocha
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Maya
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maya
1 1 (14.29%) MotionBuilder
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Mocha
3 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) React Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Core Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Core Data
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Android NDK
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Flask
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) Pixi.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Redux
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Animation
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) API Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mob Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Push Notifications
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Apple Swift
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apiary