The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Motion Graphics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Motion Graphics over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Motion Graphics
Rank 606 587 549
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -38
Contract jobs citing Motion Graphics 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.030% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £263 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Motion Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Motion Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Motion Graphics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK.

Motion Graphics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Motion Graphics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Motion Graphics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Motion Graphics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK.

Motion Graphics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Motion Graphics
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 7 £450 +44.00%
London -11 6 £450 +44.00%
City of London -7 1 £263 +5.00%
South East - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Motion Graphics
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Motion Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Motion Graphics.

1 7 (58.33%) Animation
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (50.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (16.67%) Flash
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (8.33%) BBC
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Motion Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Motion Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Motion Graphics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Designer
2 6 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (33.33%) UI Designer
3 4 (33.33%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Graphic Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Animator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Animation
2 6 (50.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (8.33%) BBC
5 1 (8.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe