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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 192 198 183
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing New Media 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate
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£434 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £228 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £598 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.41% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Java