The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 31 July 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Media
Rank 556 534 558
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the General category 0.052% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £215 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -60.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19051 20052 23577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.54% 43.05% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12043 12612 14374
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 560 684
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £44.92 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Interactive Media
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Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Interactive Media Jobs Demand Trend in England

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive Media across the England region.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Trend in England

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interactive Media across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Histogram in England

Interactive Media
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the England region.

Interactive Media Hourly Rate Trend in England

Interactive Media
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 5 £325 +51.16% 2
South East - 4 £200 - 3
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
Interactive Media
UK

Interactive Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media.

1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) Photoshop
3 12 (63.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (47.37%) InDesign
4 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
4 9 (47.37%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Adobe
4 9 (47.37%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (47.37%) Axure RP
4 9 (47.37%) Information Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) iPad
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.53%) PHP
10 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
10 2 (10.53%) XML
10 2 (10.53%) XSLT
10 2 (10.53%) OOP
10 2 (10.53%) OO
10 2 (10.53%) Flash
10 2 (10.53%) Animation
10 2 (10.53%) Drupal
10 2 (10.53%) jQuery
10 2 (10.53%) Client/Server

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Drupal
1 2 (10.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Photoshop
2 12 (63.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (47.37%) InDesign
3 9 (47.37%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Dreamweaver
1 9 (47.37%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.53%) Xcode
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 2 (10.53%) Flash
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Sass
5 1 (5.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
1 9 (47.37%) Information Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
2 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe