Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 207 209
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing Animation 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.18% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.60% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median daily rate £310 - £350
10th Percentile £305 - £325
90th Percentile £315 - £375
England median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
North West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -30.56% +58.82%

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 1,544 1,671 1,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.23% 29.98% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 1,016 1,173
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £203
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 112 113
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.01 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.12% +23.56% -20.93%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.61 £11.05
90th Percentile £48.10 £61.01 £44.12
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.63
% change year-on-year -7.09% +11.03% -1.88%

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 19 March 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
Cheshire +5 2 £310 - 3
Manchester -1 1 - - 3
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Animation.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Maya
2 2 (66.67%) MotionBuilder
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) 3D Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mocha
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Sass

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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maya
1 2 (66.67%) MotionBuilder
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Mocha
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Pixi.js
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Animation
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mob Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript