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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Animation
England / North West
Rank 135 156 144
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Contract jobs citing Animation 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.078% 0.052% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £375 £225
% change year-on-year -21.33% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +105.71% -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 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 818 1232 1034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.95% 32.28% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 733 551
Median daily rate £375 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -0.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +18 1 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 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
Top Related 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