The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media 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 New Media over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 187 208 213
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing New Media 12 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
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£400 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -26.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

New Media
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 New Media across the City of London region.

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

New Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Media across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

New Media Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

New Media
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 New Media across the City of London region.

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing New 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 New Media.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (65.00%) Marketing
2 12 (60.00%) Social Media
2 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 12 (60.00%) CRM
3 11 (55.00%) Games
3 11 (55.00%) Lotus
3 11 (55.00%) WebTrends
3 11 (55.00%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (55.00%) IBM Notes
3 11 (55.00%) Analytics
3 11 (55.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 11 (55.00%) Online Marketing
3 11 (55.00%) Danish Language
3 11 (55.00%) QA
3 11 (55.00%) Blog
3 11 (55.00%) QlikView
3 11 (55.00%) Online Games
3 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) JSON

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing New 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (65.00%) Marketing
2 11 (55.00%) Danish Language
2 11 (55.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Social Media
2 11 (55.00%) Blog
2 11 (55.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) CRM
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Online Marketing
2 11 (55.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) RUP
5 1 (5.00%) DSDM
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Management
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Lotus