The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Adobe After Effects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe After Effects over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Adobe After Effects
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 634 607
Rank change year-on-year +66 -27  
Contract jobs citing Adobe After Effects 13 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Applications category 0.34% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
Median daily rate £250 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £150 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £338 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £275 £200
% change year-on-year +38.18% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

Adobe After Effects is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3813 4865 6040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 9.10% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2170 2928 3290
Median daily rate £365 £340 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 416 591
Median hourly rate £17.81 £16.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +4.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +6.04% +11.11%  

Adobe After Effects
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Adobe After Effects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe After Effects in the UK

Adobe After Effects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe After Effects.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe After Effects in the UK

Adobe After Effects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe After Effects over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe After Effects in the UK

Adobe After Effects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe After Effects.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe After Effects in the UK

Adobe After Effects
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe After Effects within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +47 13 £250 +25.00% 17
London +14 5 £240 +26.31% 5
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
South West - 2 £380 - 1
South East +33 1 £425 +112.50% 6
North West +22 1 - - 1
Manchester +16 1 - - 1
East of England +3 1 £250 -9.09% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Devon - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £380 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £250 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe After Effects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Adobe After Effects.

1 22 (81.48%) Photoshop
2 21 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (74.07%) Adobe
4 12 (44.44%) Marketing
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
6 9 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
7 8 (29.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (29.63%) Animation
7 8 (29.63%) InDesign
7 8 (29.63%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
9 5 (18.52%) User Experience
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) Acrobat
10 4 (14.81%) Web Design
10 4 (14.81%) Games
10 4 (14.81%) Maya
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (11.11%) Houdini
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
11 3 (11.11%) CSS3
11 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (11.11%) Front End Development

Adobe After Effects
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Photoshop
2 21 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
4 8 (29.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (29.63%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (29.63%) InDesign
5 4 (14.81%) Acrobat
5 4 (14.81%) Maya
6 3 (11.11%) Houdini
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) 3ds Max
7 2 (7.41%) NUKE
8 1 (3.70%) Camtasia
8 1 (3.70%) Edge Animate
8 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
8 1 (3.70%) InVision
8 1 (3.70%) MODO
8 1 (3.70%) Mudbox
8 1 (3.70%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Babel
1 2 (7.41%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (7.41%) Grunt
1 2 (7.41%) gulp
1 2 (7.41%) Mocha
1 2 (7.41%) webpack
2 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Interactive Media
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Designer
2 8 (29.63%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 2 (7.41%) 3D Artist
5 2 (7.41%) Creative Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Designer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) UX Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Designer
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Animator
6 1 (3.70%) Creative Cloud Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Creative Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Motion Graphics Artist
6 1 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) Chai
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) React
5 2 (7.41%) Sass
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.70%) Flash
6 1 (3.70%) V-Ray
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
2 8 (29.63%) Animation
3 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
3 5 (18.52%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Video Editing
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Photography
5 1 (3.70%) Podcast
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Web Design
2 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (11.11%) Typography
2 3 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) Brand Management
3 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile First
3 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
3 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Alias
3 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
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