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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Media
Rank 105 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.12% -
As % of the General category 1.31% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
South East

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
1071 1017 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.16% 41.21% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 440 382
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Interactive Media
South East

Interactive Media
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
3 12 (85.71%) MS Visio
3 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 12 (85.71%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (85.71%) Axure RP
4 11 (78.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Adobe
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (50.00%) InDesign
6 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
7 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Billing
9 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (7.14%) Scrum
10 1 (7.14%) Line Management

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) MS Visio
1 12 (85.71%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
2 11 (78.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (50.00%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Axure RP
2 7 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Architect
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Architecture
2 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Adobe