The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 2.50%
As % of the General category - - 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-42.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 £11.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -47.61%
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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 Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.40% 24.34% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 27
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £427 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Multimedia
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB