Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 751 704
Rank change year-on-year +13 -47 +62
Contract jobs citing Animation 141 137 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 113
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £213 £243 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £335 £350
% change year-on-year -1.12% -4.29% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 5 11
UK median hourly rate £33.76 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +20.00% -68.83%
10th Percentile £18.38 £29.61 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.29 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -80.65%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34387 34442 37167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22828 22601 23638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1184 1467
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
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 Animation within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +29 137 £400 +11.11% 30
London -29 70 £475 +21.33% 11
UK excluding London +53 69 £331 -1.12% 21
East of England -17 16 £425 +63.46% 2
South East 0 15 £450 +38.46% 5
North of England +64 14 £275 -29.03% 7
Midlands +33 14 £280 -20.00% 3
North West +31 14 £275 -25.68% 5
West Midlands +33 10 £243 -30.71% 3
South West +15 7 £325 +12.07% 2
Scotland -11 4 £463 +208.33% 2
East Midlands - 4 £308 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 51 (36.17%) HTML
2 43 (30.50%) Photoshop
3 42 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 41 (29.08%) User Experience
5 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (24.11%) CSS
6 34 (24.11%) Apple iOS
7 32 (22.70%) Core Animation
8 31 (21.99%) Android
9 29 (20.57%) iOS Development
10 27 (19.15%) Adobe
11 26 (18.44%) Finance
11 26 (18.44%) Android Development
12 25 (17.73%) RESTful
12 25 (17.73%) Core Data
13 23 (16.31%) Front End Development
13 23 (16.31%) HTML5
14 21 (14.89%) Mobile App
14 21 (14.89%) Java
15 20 (14.18%) XML
15 20 (14.18%) TDD
15 20 (14.18%) JSON
15 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
16 19 (13.48%) Adobe Illustrator
16 19 (13.48%) OOP
17 17 (12.06%) C++
17 17 (12.06%) Degree
17 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.06%) Push Notifications
18 16 (11.35%) jQuery

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 6 (4.26%) CMS
2 4 (2.84%) WordPress
3 3 (2.13%) Marvel
4 2 (1.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (30.50%) Photoshop
2 19 (13.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (7.80%) 3ds Max
4 9 (6.38%) Maya
4 9 (6.38%) ZBrush
5 6 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (4.26%) Houdini
5 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.26%) NUKE
6 5 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (3.55%) InVision
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (2.84%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (2.13%) InDesign
9 2 (1.42%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.42%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) GitHub
2 5 (3.55%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) HTTP
1 7 (4.96%) LAN
1 7 (4.96%) WAN
2 2 (1.42%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.42%) SSL
2 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) MySQL
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.22%) JUnit
3 10 (7.09%) Grunt
3 10 (7.09%) gulp
4 9 (6.38%) Calabash
4 9 (6.38%) Gradle
5 8 (5.67%) Android Studio
5 8 (5.67%) Subversion
6 7 (4.96%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (4.96%) Xcode
7 5 (3.55%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.84%) JIRA
8 4 (2.84%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.13%) CocoaPods
9 3 (2.13%) webpack
10 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.71%) Mocha
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Marketing
3 12 (8.51%) Games
4 7 (4.96%) Advertising
4 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.26%) Banking
6 4 (2.84%) Retail
7 3 (2.13%) Automotive
7 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (55.32%) Developer
2 28 (19.86%) Designer
3 22 (15.60%) Android Developer
4 21 (14.89%) iOS Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (7.09%) UI Designer
7 9 (6.38%) Graphic Designer
8 8 (5.67%) 3D Modeller
8 8 (5.67%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Administrator
9 7 (4.96%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.96%) Programmer
9 7 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.55%) Author
10 5 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Integration Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.17%) HTML
2 34 (24.11%) CSS
3 32 (22.70%) Core Animation
4 25 (17.73%) Core Data
4 25 (17.73%) RESTful
5 23 (16.31%) HTML5
6 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
6 20 (14.18%) JSON
6 20 (14.18%) XML
7 16 (11.35%) Android SDK
7 16 (11.35%) jQuery
8 14 (9.93%) CSS3
9 13 (9.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 12 (8.51%) React
10 12 (8.51%) Sass
11 11 (7.80%) SVG
11 11 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (6.38%) Cocoa
13 8 (5.67%) LESS
14 7 (4.96%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.08%) User Experience
2 21 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 14 (9.93%) 3D Graphics
4 12 (8.51%) Graphic Design
5 11 (7.80%) iPhone
5 11 (7.80%) Photography
6 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.96%) iPad
7 7 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (3.55%) e-Learning
9 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.84%) Spread Betting
9 4 (2.84%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.42%) BBC
10 2 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.42%) Podcast
10 2 (1.42%) Social Media
11 1 (0.71%) SCORM
11 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.11%) Apple iOS
2 31 (21.99%) Android
3 14 (9.93%) Linux
4 11 (7.80%) Windows
5 7 (4.96%) CentOS
5 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.57%) iOS Development
3 26 (18.44%) Android Development
4 23 (16.31%) Front End Development
5 20 (14.18%) TDD
6 19 (13.48%) OOP
7 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.06%) Push Notifications
8 16 (11.35%) Visualisation
9 15 (10.64%) Web Development
9 15 (10.64%) Wireframes
10 14 (9.93%) MVC
10 14 (9.93%) Prototyping
11 13 (9.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (9.22%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (9.22%) OOD
11 13 (9.22%) Pair Programming
11 13 (9.22%) Software Architecture
12 12 (8.51%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.80%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.89%) Java
3 17 (12.06%) C++
4 14 (9.93%) Apple Swift
5 13 (9.22%) Python
6 11 (7.80%) Objective-C
7 10 (7.09%) C#
8 7 (4.96%) PHP
8 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.55%) Groovy
9 5 (3.55%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.55%) Scala
10 3 (2.13%) C
10 3 (2.13%) GLSL
11 2 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.71%) ES6
12 1 (0.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) SQL
12 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.96%) NFS
1 7 (4.96%) Samba
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Adobe
2 12 (8.51%) Apple
3 9 (6.38%) Google
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.13%) WooCommerce
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.71%) Apiary
7 1 (0.71%) Samsung