The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Music Industry 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 Music Industry over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 211 201 220
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.063% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £300 £388 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -40.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3565 3561 4920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.80% 56.43% 60.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2755 3654
Average daily rate £484 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 75
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Music Industry
London

Music Industry
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Music Industry Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Music Industry
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 Music Industry across the City of London region.

Music Industry Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry.

1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (28.57%) Symfony
5 2 (28.57%) Zend
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Magento
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 1 (14.29%) GitHub
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
6 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend