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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 542 528 507
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 70 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £224 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.63 £17.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.57% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £14.60 £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £25.50 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.89%
Multimedia
UK

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
21388 19429 20527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.66% 38.59% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13982 12259 13045
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 497 538
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 2015.

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
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 31 August 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
London +12 43 £350 +9.80% 10
South East -24 9 £375 +22.95% 5
West Midlands - 9 £320 - 2
East of England +6 6 - - 3
North West -32 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Multimedia
UK

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 58 (35.37%) Finance
2 41 (25.00%) HTML
3 39 (23.78%) Degree
4 36 (21.95%) Cisco
4 36 (21.95%) Internet
5 35 (21.34%) CSS
5 35 (21.34%) Network Security
6 34 (20.73%) Network Management
6 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
6 34 (20.73%) LAN
6 34 (20.73%) WAN
7 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
7 31 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (17.68%) Firewall
9 28 (17.07%) Ethernet
10 27 (16.46%) MPLS
11 25 (15.24%) Photoshop
12 24 (14.63%) BGP
12 24 (14.63%) 802.1X
13 23 (14.02%) Adobe
13 23 (14.02%) Marketing
14 22 (13.41%) jQuery
14 22 (13.41%) VPN
14 22 (13.41%) DNS
15 20 (12.20%) EIGRP
15 20 (12.20%) Wireless
15 20 (12.20%) IPsec
15 20 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (12.20%) VLAN
15 20 (12.20%) PKI

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (11.59%) CMS
2 6 (3.66%) IIS
2 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.05%) Immediacy CMS
3 5 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.22%) Moodle
6 1 (0.61%) Lync
6 1 (0.61%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Photoshop
2 14 (8.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (7.93%) MS Office
4 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
5 9 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.44%) InDesign
7 4 (2.44%) MS Project
8 2 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.61%) SPSS
9 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Google Analytics
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) PaaS
3 2 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) Internet
2 35 (21.34%) Network Security
3 34 (20.73%) LAN
3 34 (20.73%) WAN
3 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
4 29 (17.68%) Firewall
5 28 (17.07%) Ethernet
6 27 (16.46%) MPLS
7 24 (14.63%) BGP
8 22 (13.41%) VPN
8 22 (13.41%) DNS
9 20 (12.20%) EIGRP
9 20 (12.20%) VLAN
9 20 (12.20%) Wireless
9 20 (12.20%) IPsec
9 20 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (12.20%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (4.27%) SNMP
11 5 (3.05%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.05%) QlikView
3 4 (2.44%) MySQL
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.71%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.05%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) Xcode
4 2 (1.22%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 58 (35.37%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Marketing
3 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.71%) Publishing
5 9 (5.49%) Retail
6 5 (3.05%) Games
6 5 (3.05%) Banking
7 4 (2.44%) Legal
7 4 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Law
8 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Developer
1 33 (20.12%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.80%) Analyst
3 16 (9.76%) Designer
4 13 (7.93%) Web Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Junior
6 11 (6.71%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Graduate
7 9 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.49%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Junior Developer
8 6 (3.66%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (3.05%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Web Designer
10 4 (2.44%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Junior Network Engineer
10 4 (2.44%) Insight Analyst
11 3 (1.83%) Senior Technician
11 3 (1.83%) Service Desk Engineer
11 3 (1.83%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.00%) HTML
2 35 (21.34%) CSS
3 24 (14.63%) 802.1X
4 22 (13.41%) jQuery
5 16 (9.76%) HTML5
5 16 (9.76%) Web Services
6 15 (9.15%) XML
6 15 (9.15%) CSS3
7 14 (8.54%) .NET
8 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.10%) XHTML
9 10 (6.10%) LAMP
10 8 (4.88%) WCF
11 7 (4.27%) Flash
12 6 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (3.66%) Sass
12 6 (3.66%) LESS
13 5 (3.05%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.05%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.20%) PKI
3 16 (9.76%) User Experience
3 16 (9.76%) Digital Media
4 11 (6.71%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.88%) Photography
6 8 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.88%) Social Media
7 7 (4.27%) Graphic Design
7 7 (4.27%) Streaming Video
8 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.05%) Economics
8 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.83%) Handset
9 3 (1.83%) Animation
9 3 (1.83%) Wiki
10 2 (1.22%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.22%) NHS
10 2 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Windows
2 12 (7.32%) Linux
3 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) Solaris
5 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Network Management
2 19 (11.59%) Web Development
2 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.76%) Project Management
4 13 (7.93%) ITIL
5 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 11 (6.71%) CRM
6 11 (6.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.10%) Web Design
7 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.49%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.49%) Content Management
9 8 (4.88%) Service Management
9 8 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (4.27%) UX Design
10 7 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.27%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.98%) SQL
3 14 (8.54%) C#
4 6 (3.66%) C++
4 6 (3.66%) PHP
5 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.83%) Perl
6 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) Ruby
7 2 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) Java
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (23.78%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) HND
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.22%) CCNP
4 2 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) CCIE
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) Cisco
2 23 (14.02%) Adobe
3 20 (12.20%) SolarWinds
3 20 (12.20%) Infoblox
3 20 (12.20%) Aruba
4 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.05%) Google
6 5 (3.05%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.44%) VMware
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle
7 4 (2.44%) Citrix
7 4 (2.44%) Juniper
7 4 (2.44%) Nokia
8 3 (1.83%) Apple
9 2 (1.22%) Mitel
9 2 (1.22%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) Facebook
10 1 (0.61%) Twitter
10 1 (0.61%) Avaya
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