The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 66 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.11% -
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -35.29%
Multimedia
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 288 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.43% 32.07% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 208 150
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -18.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Multimedia
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) bada
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) SyncML
3 1 (33.33%) Symbian
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAP

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
1 1 (33.33%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) bada
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symbian