The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Motion Graphics
Rank 575 559 583
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Motion Graphics 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.074% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 610 770
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

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
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 7 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 23 July 2014. 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
London +4 5 £313 +19.04%
England -19 5 £313 +19.04%
Leamington Spa - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Motion Graphics
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Design
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Maya
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)

Motion Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Maya
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Designer
2 7 (77.78%) Motion Graphics Designer
2 7 (77.78%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience Design
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Apple