The 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Media
Rank 564 558 518
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 19 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the General category 0.098% 0.042% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £205 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £183 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £298 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £210 £475
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -55.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19378 19216 18434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 38.96% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12516 12378 11450
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 534 618
Average hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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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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
South East -7 15 £75 -62.50%
Yorkshire -15 3 £325 -2.98%
London +18 1 £400 +128.57% 1
Interactive Media
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Interactive Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) Adobe
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
4 15 (48.39%) Photoshop
4 15 (48.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (48.39%) Information Architecture
4 15 (48.39%) User Experience
5 13 (41.94%) MS Visio
5 13 (41.94%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (41.94%) Axure RP
6 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) Dreamweaver
7 10 (32.26%) InDesign
7 10 (32.26%) Marketing
8 8 (25.81%) Games
8 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
10 6 (19.35%) Flash
10 6 (19.35%) MS Office
10 6 (19.35%) Graphic Design
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
11 5 (16.13%) CRM
11 5 (16.13%) SAS
11 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (16.13%) Advertising
11 5 (16.13%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (16.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (16.13%) Analytics

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) SAS
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Photoshop
1 15 (48.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (41.94%) MS Visio
2 13 (41.94%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (32.26%) InDesign
4 6 (19.35%) MS Office
5 5 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (12.90%) Shockwave
7 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
8 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Axure RP
2 10 (32.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (32.26%) Marketing
3 8 (25.81%) Games
4 5 (16.13%) Advertising
5 4 (12.90%) Multimedia
6 2 (6.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience Architect
1 14 (45.16%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Games Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Interactive Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Games Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) Flash
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) COM
5 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Graphic Design
3 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.90%) Flash Games
5 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.68%) Physics
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Animation
6 1 (3.23%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
2 15 (48.39%) Information Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Adobe
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) IBM