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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Motion Graphics over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Motion Graphics
Rank 640 624 618
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Motion Graphics 7 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.090% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £200 £263 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -30.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate - £215 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Motion Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Motion Graphics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Motion Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 -30 7 £200 -23.80% 6
London -31 6 £200 -50.00% 3
City of London +32 1 £150 -42.85%
Berkshire +7 1 - -
South East -4 1 - - 2

Motion Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Motion Graphics 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 Motion Graphics.

1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
1 12 (60.00%) Animation
2 10 (50.00%) User Experience
3 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) SVG
4 8 (40.00%) Node.js
4 8 (40.00%) Core Animation
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 8 (40.00%) Android Development
4 8 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) Android
5 7 (35.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Adobe
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (30.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 4 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms

Motion Graphics
Top Related 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 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (10.00%) InDesign
5 1 (5.00%) Edge Animate
5 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Designer
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) UX Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Graphic Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Animator
7 1 (5.00%) Flash Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Graphic Artist
7 1 (5.00%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Video Editor
7 1 (5.00%) Visual Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) Core Animation
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 8 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
2 8 (40.00%) SVG
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Animation
2 10 (50.00%) User Experience
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.00%) Blog
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Android Development
1 8 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.00%) Typography
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
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