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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 641 621
Rank change year-on-year +51 -20  
Contract jobs citing Adobe After Effects 20 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Applications category 0.49% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Median daily rate £275 £269 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £269 £225
% change year-on-year +2.32% +19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4073 4892 5926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.64% 9.06% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2336 2939 3361
Median daily rate £370 £336 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.20% -0.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 433 556
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.96 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

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 27 June 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 22 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 27 June 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 +29 20 £275 +2.32% 10
London +5 6 £300 +20.00% 2
East of England +3 6 £350 - 3
Hertfordshire -1 5 £425 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £230 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £230 - 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
South West - 2 £380 -
Yorkshire - 2 £230 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West +18 1 - - 2
Manchester +15 1 - - 2
South East +12 1 £125 -37.50% 1
City of London -1 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £250 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £125 -
Hampshire - 1 £125 -
Devon - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £380 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (85.71%) Adobe
2 25 (71.43%) Photoshop
3 23 (65.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (48.57%) Marketing
5 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) User Experience
8 10 (28.57%) CINEMA 4D
8 10 (28.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 9 (25.71%) Animation
9 9 (25.71%) InDesign
9 9 (25.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) Motion Graphics
9 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (22.86%) Graphic Design
10 8 (22.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (20.00%) Wireframes
12 6 (17.14%) Web Development
12 6 (17.14%) Flash
12 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
13 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 5 (14.29%) SLA
13 5 (14.29%) Web Design
13 5 (14.29%) Xerox
13 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
14 4 (11.43%) Video Editing
14 4 (11.43%) Maya

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 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Drupal
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 23 (65.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (28.57%) Adobe Premiere
3 10 (28.57%) CINEMA 4D
4 9 (25.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (25.71%) InDesign
5 4 (11.43%) Acrobat
5 4 (11.43%) Maya
6 3 (8.57%) Houdini
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (5.71%) 3ds Max
7 2 (5.71%) NUKE
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (2.86%) Camtasia
8 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
8 1 (2.86%) InVision
8 1 (2.86%) MODO
8 1 (2.86%) Mudbox
8 1 (2.86%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Dropbox
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Slack
2 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Mocha
2 2 (5.71%) Babel
2 2 (5.71%) Grunt
2 2 (5.71%) gulp
2 2 (5.71%) webpack
3 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.86%) Protractor
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 17 (48.57%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.86%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Designer
2 8 (22.86%) Graphic Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 4 (11.43%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.71%) 3D Artist
6 2 (5.71%) Creative Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) 3D Animator
7 1 (2.86%) Animator
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Graphic Artist
7 1 (2.86%) Instructional Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Graphic Designer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) Flash
5 3 (8.57%) CSS3
5 3 (8.57%) React
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) Chai
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js
6 2 (5.71%) Sass
6 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) V-Ray
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) User Experience
2 9 (25.71%) Animation
2 9 (25.71%) Motion Graphics
3 8 (22.86%) Graphic Design
4 4 (11.43%) Video Editing
5 2 (5.71%) Social Media
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) Online Games
6 1 (2.86%) Photography
6 1 (2.86%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (17.14%) Web Development
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile First
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Copywriting
7 2 (5.71%) Data Security
7 2 (5.71%) Infographics
7 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.86%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Adobe
2 5 (14.29%) Xerox
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Alias
4 1 (2.86%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.86%) Google