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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Media
Rank 150 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing New Media 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.20% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £425 £434 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £427 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £441 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
New Media
London

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
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) W3C
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Mocha
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Express
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) RequireJS
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (40.00%) Mocha
1 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Director
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Express
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) LESS
1 2 (40.00%) RequireJS
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (20.00%) OOCSS
2 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory