The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Animation
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 569 572
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Animation 46 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 36
UK median daily rate £350 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.09% -7.74%  
10th Percentile £265 £233 £175
90th Percentile £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -25.80% +29.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £46.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +89.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year +13.04% -  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15670 17861 17809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 33.25% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14461 16373 15825
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
10th Percentile £263 £255 £248
90th Percentile £663 £630 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 850 842
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.61 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.83 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Animation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Animation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -3 40 £350 -6.66% 25
UK excluding London +51 25 £288 -25.80% 17
London -17 20 £350 - 8
East of England +7 14 £288 - 2
Scotland +32 6 £375 +47.05%
South East +4 3 £128 -71.66% 2
South West +2 2 £363 +25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for Animation.

1 53 (42.40%) HTML
2 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.40%) Core Animation
4 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (32.80%) Core Data
5 39 (31.20%) TDD
5 39 (31.20%) Apple iOS
6 35 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (28.00%) JSON
6 35 (28.00%) XML
7 33 (26.40%) Push Notifications
8 32 (25.60%) Android
8 32 (25.60%) Mobile App
9 30 (24.00%) iOS Development
9 30 (24.00%) RESTful
10 29 (23.20%) User Experience
10 29 (23.20%) CSS
11 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
12 26 (20.80%) OOD
12 26 (20.80%) MVC
13 25 (20.00%) GitHub
14 24 (19.20%) OOA/OOD
14 24 (19.20%) JUnit
14 24 (19.20%) Pair Programming
15 23 (18.40%) Android Development
16 22 (17.60%) Apple Swift
16 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
17 20 (16.00%) Objective-C
17 20 (16.00%) Subversion
17 20 (16.00%) Java

Animation
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 8 (6.40%) Apache
2 1 (0.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.80%) Mule
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Photoshop
2 12 (9.60%) Maya
3 11 (8.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (6.40%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (4.80%) 3ds Max
5 6 (4.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (3.20%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (3.20%) InVision
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (2.40%) InDesign
8 2 (1.60%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.60%) Houdini
8 2 (1.60%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.80%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.80%) MODO
9 1 (0.80%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.80%) Mudbox
9 1 (0.80%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.60%) iTunes
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.80%) Firebase
3 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (1.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.20%) JUnit
3 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
4 20 (16.00%) Subversion
5 19 (15.20%) Xcode
6 15 (12.00%) Calabash
6 15 (12.00%) Gradle
7 7 (5.60%) Android Studio
8 6 (4.80%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.20%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.40%) Hudson
11 2 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.60%) gulp
12 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.80%) Flex Builder
12 1 (0.80%) Grunt
12 1 (0.80%) JIRA
12 1 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.80%) Automotive
4 10 (8.00%) Marketing
5 9 (7.20%) Games
6 7 (5.60%) Banking
7 6 (4.80%) Multimedia
7 6 (4.80%) Publishing
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
8 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.80%) Electronics
9 1 (0.80%) French Language
9 1 (0.80%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (61.60%) Developer
2 29 (23.20%) iOS Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Designer
4 19 (15.20%) Android Developer
5 14 (11.20%) UI Developer
6 13 (10.40%) UI Designer
7 8 (6.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.60%) Mobile Designer
8 7 (5.60%) Mobile UI Designer
9 5 (4.00%) 3D Artist
9 5 (4.00%) Animator
10 4 (3.20%) Graphic Designer
10 4 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.20%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (3.20%) UI/UX Developer
10 4 (3.20%) UX Designer
10 4 (3.20%) UX Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Digital Designer
12 2 (1.60%) 3D Animator
12 2 (1.60%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.40%) HTML
2 43 (34.40%) Core Animation
3 41 (32.80%) Core Data
4 35 (28.00%) JSON
4 35 (28.00%) XML
5 30 (24.00%) RESTful
6 29 (23.20%) CSS
7 19 (15.20%) HTML5
8 18 (14.40%) Cocoa
9 17 (13.60%) Android SDK
10 15 (12.00%) CSS3
10 15 (12.00%) Sass
11 13 (10.40%) jQuery
11 13 (10.40%) LESS
12 12 (9.60%) Dojo
13 11 (8.80%) Ajax
13 11 (8.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 10 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (7.20%) Cocoa Touch
15 9 (7.20%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Mobile App
2 29 (23.20%) User Experience
3 15 (12.00%) iPhone
4 8 (6.40%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.60%) iPad
6 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.00%) e-Learning
7 5 (4.00%) PKI
8 4 (3.20%) HTC Vive
8 4 (3.20%) Motion Graphics
8 4 (3.20%) SCORM
9 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.40%) Learning Management System
9 3 (2.40%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (2.40%) Photography
9 3 (2.40%) Social Media
9 3 (2.40%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.20%) Apple iOS
2 32 (25.60%) Android
3 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.20%) TDD
3 35 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (26.40%) Push Notifications
5 30 (24.00%) iOS Development
6 26 (20.80%) MVC
6 26 (20.80%) OOD
7 24 (19.20%) OOA/OOD
7 24 (19.20%) Pair Programming
8 23 (18.40%) Android Development
9 18 (14.40%) Front End Development
10 16 (12.80%) Web Development
11 13 (10.40%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (10.40%) Progressive Enhancement
12 12 (9.60%) OOP
13 11 (8.80%) Mobile Development
13 11 (8.80%) Prototyping
13 11 (8.80%) Scrum
14 9 (7.20%) Benchmarking
15 7 (5.60%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.60%) Apple Swift
3 20 (16.00%) Java
3 20 (16.00%) Objective-C
4 13 (10.40%) C++
5 5 (4.00%) C#
6 3 (2.40%) PHP
7 2 (1.60%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.60%) C
7 2 (1.60%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) Groovy
8 1 (0.80%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.80%) Scala
8 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Apple
2 13 (10.40%) Adobe
3 3 (2.40%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.80%) Alias
4 1 (0.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Splunk
4 1 (0.80%) Tealium
4 1 (0.80%) TOWER Software
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