The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 535 485 467
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -18
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 53 73 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 57
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £163 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £33.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £24.05 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £42.75 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +28.75%
Multimedia
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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
20289 20198 23472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.88% 42.50% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12655 12838 14180
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 545 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in England

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in England

Multimedia
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram in England

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in England

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Multimedia
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 Multimedia within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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 -15 33 £450 +28.57% 32
East of England -26 6 £360 +25.21% 5
Yorkshire +7 5 £350 -43.08% 1
North West - 5 £325 - 4
South East -10 4 £305 +1.66% 10
North East - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Multimedia
UK

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 46 (43.81%) HTML
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.81%) CSS
4 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.05%) Marketing
5 19 (18.10%) HTML5
6 18 (17.14%) Flash
7 17 (16.19%) E-Learning
8 15 (14.29%) Degree
9 14 (13.33%) Scrum
10 12 (11.43%) SQL
10 12 (11.43%) Publishing
10 12 (11.43%) Web Development
11 11 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (10.48%) Web Design
11 11 (10.48%) Photoshop
11 11 (10.48%) Java
11 11 (10.48%) QA
11 11 (10.48%) BDD
12 10 (9.52%) User Experience
12 10 (9.52%) C#
12 10 (9.52%) XML
12 10 (9.52%) Internet
12 10 (9.52%) Advertising
12 10 (9.52%) TDD
12 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (8.57%) Cisco
13 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.57%) Adobe
13 9 (8.57%) Project Management

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
3 1 (0.95%) Moodle
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) concrete5
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Photoshop
1 11 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (7.62%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (3.81%) MS Office
5 3 (2.86%) SPSS
6 2 (1.90%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.95%) MS Project
7 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Internet
2 7 (6.67%) VoIP
3 6 (5.71%) LTE
4 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.76%) WAN
5 4 (3.81%) LAN
5 4 (3.81%) OSPF
5 4 (3.81%) BGP
6 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.86%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.86%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.86%) WCDMA
7 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.90%) UMTS
7 2 (1.90%) SMS
7 2 (1.90%) ATM
7 2 (1.90%) SGSN
7 2 (1.90%) Firewall
7 2 (1.90%) Extranet
7 2 (1.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.86%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) Selenium
4 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) GDB
5 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (19.05%) Marketing
2 12 (11.43%) Publishing
3 10 (9.52%) Advertising
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Automotive
5 3 (2.86%) Games
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (2.86%) French Language
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) Designer
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Multimedia Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Tester
5 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Graduate
6 5 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Web Designer
7 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Administrator
7 4 (3.81%) Creative Web Designer
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.81%) HTML
2 25 (23.81%) CSS
3 19 (18.10%) HTML5
4 18 (17.14%) Flash
5 10 (9.52%) XML
6 9 (8.57%) .NET
6 9 (8.57%) jQuery
7 8 (7.62%) Web Services
8 6 (5.71%) CSS3
8 6 (5.71%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.71%) Spring
9 5 (4.76%) JSF
9 5 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (4.76%) Swing
9 5 (4.76%) EJB
10 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) E-Learning
2 10 (9.52%) User Experience
3 9 (8.57%) Video on Demand
4 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.67%) STB
5 7 (6.67%) IPTV
6 6 (5.71%) Graphic Design
7 5 (4.76%) Learning Management System
7 5 (4.76%) Social Media
7 5 (4.76%) Streaming Video
8 4 (3.81%) DTV
8 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.81%) Open Source
9 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.86%) Statistics
9 3 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.90%) IVR
10 2 (1.90%) MPEG
10 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.90%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
1 9 (8.57%) Android
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) bada
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) Scrum
3 12 (11.43%) Web Development
4 11 (10.48%) BDD
4 11 (10.48%) Web Design
5 10 (9.52%) TDD
5 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.57%) Project Management
6 9 (8.57%) Analytics
7 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.71%) MVC
8 6 (5.71%) DRM
8 6 (5.71%) Content Management
9 5 (4.76%) Validation
9 5 (4.76%) OOP
9 5 (4.76%) Customer Segmentation
9 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.43%) SQL
3 11 (10.48%) Java
4 10 (9.52%) C#
5 6 (5.71%) C
6 5 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (2.86%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Tcl
8 2 (1.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) MOS
3 1 (0.95%) MCP
3 1 (0.95%) MCSE
3 1 (0.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Cisco
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.57%) Adobe
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Avaya
5 2 (1.90%) Tektronix
5 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) F5
6 1 (0.95%) Facebook
6 1 (0.95%) Juniper
6 1 (0.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.95%) Symbian
6 1 (0.95%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) Dell
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