The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 152 199 203
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.068% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £305 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +46.84%
Multimedia
London

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

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1842 2928 3320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 52.26% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 2287 2477
Average daily rate £525 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 48
Average hourly rate £18.99 £19.72 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Multimedia
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 4 (66.67%) Psychology
2 4 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) Life Science
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Axure RP
1 4 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (66.67%) Psychology
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe