The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Media
Rank 109 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.077% -
As % of the General category 1.56% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1153 1079 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.84% 41.74% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 529 404
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £43.60 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Interactive Media Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive Media across the Berkshire region.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Interactive Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the Berkshire region.

Interactive Media Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Interactive Media
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Interactive Media 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 Interactive Media.

1 18 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 18 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 18 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 18 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
4 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
5 6 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 5 (27.78%) InDesign
6 5 (27.78%) Adobe
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Dreamweaver

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Interactive Media 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 Interactive Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 18 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
2 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 10 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (27.78%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (27.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Architect
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 18 (100.00%) Information Architecture
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe