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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Motion Graphics
Rank 643 651 635
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Motion Graphics 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.053% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £326 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +44.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £371 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £238 £225
% change year-on-year
+65.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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
17836 18880 18393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.32% 33.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11554 11812 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 808 799
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 9 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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +31 13 £350 +7.36% 2
London -2 11 £350 +7.36% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £373 -
Yorkshire - 2 £373 -
City of London +11 1 £350 +7.69%
Halifax - 1 £373 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £413 -
Scotland - 1 £413 -

Motion Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 14 (60.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (56.52%) Adobe
3 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
4 11 (47.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 11 (47.83%) User Experience
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (34.78%) Photography
7 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
7 7 (30.43%) Flash
8 6 (26.09%) Typography
9 5 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Animation
10 4 (17.39%) Use Case
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
10 4 (17.39%) Iconography
10 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
11 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (13.04%) Marketing
11 3 (13.04%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Product Management
12 2 (8.70%) Graphic Design
12 2 (8.70%) RIA
12 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
12 2 (8.70%) CINEMA 4D

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 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
3 11 (47.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (8.70%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (8.70%) InVision
6 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (4.35%) Edge Animate
6 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
1 3 (13.04%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Visual Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Animator
5 2 (8.70%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Animator
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Artist
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Flash Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Graphic Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) Flash
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) User Experience
2 8 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (34.78%) Photography
3 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Animation
5 2 (8.70%) Graphic Design
5 2 (8.70%) RIA
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (4.35%) Blog
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Typography
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Iconography
3 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Animation
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter