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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 620 612
Rank change year-on-year +52 -8  
Contract jobs citing Adobe After Effects 15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Applications category 0.31% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Median daily rate £230 £220 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -0.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £142 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £200
% change year-on-year +30.76% +62.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £37.50
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 4877 5759 6579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.86% 10.82% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 3427 3598
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 484 652
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.62 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £40.00 £32.50
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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe After Effects.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe After Effects in the UK

Adobe After Effects
Top 12 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 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
England +43 14 £230 +4.54% 9
London +28 12 £225 +15.38% 1
City of London +2 2 - -
Folkestone - 1 £425 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 £425 - 4
Wales - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -

Adobe After Effects
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (80.77%) Photoshop
2 20 (76.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (61.54%) Adobe
4 10 (38.46%) Adobe Premiere
4 10 (38.46%) CINEMA 4D
4 10 (38.46%) Motion Graphics
5 9 (34.62%) Marketing
5 9 (34.62%) Animation
5 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) InDesign
7 7 (26.92%) Graphic Design
7 7 (26.92%) Typography
8 6 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (19.23%) User Experience
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
10 4 (15.38%) Flash
10 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Games
10 4 (15.38%) Maya
10 4 (15.38%) Web Design
11 3 (11.54%) Houdini
11 3 (11.54%) Copywriting
11 3 (11.54%) jQuery
11 3 (11.54%) Online Marketing
11 3 (11.54%) Publishing

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Photoshop
2 20 (76.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (38.46%) Adobe Premiere
3 10 (38.46%) CINEMA 4D
4 8 (30.77%) InDesign
5 6 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (15.38%) Maya
7 3 (11.54%) Acrobat
7 3 (11.54%) Houdini
8 2 (7.69%) 3ds Max
8 2 (7.69%) Edge Animate
8 2 (7.69%) MS Office
8 2 (7.69%) NUKE
9 1 (3.85%) Camtasia
9 1 (3.85%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (3.85%) InVision
9 1 (3.85%) MODO
9 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (3.85%) Mudbox
9 1 (3.85%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Publishing
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Interactive Media
5 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Designer
2 7 (26.92%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.69%) 3D Artist
5 2 (7.69%) Creative Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 2 (7.69%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Art Director
6 1 (3.85%) Audio Visual Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Games Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Graphic Artist
6 1 (3.85%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Flash
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Motion Graphics
2 9 (34.62%) Animation
3 7 (26.92%) Graphic Design
4 5 (19.23%) User Experience
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (3.85%) Photography
6 1 (3.85%) Podcast
6 1 (3.85%) Social Media
6 1 (3.85%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Typography
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) Web Design
3 3 (11.54%) Copywriting
3 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.54%) Online Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Brand Management
4 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) 3D Animation
5 1 (3.85%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) B2C
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Filmmaking
5 1 (3.85%) Infographics
5 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Alias
3 1 (3.85%) Autodesk