The first 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 483 435 454
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 81 81 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 54
Average daily rate £315 £295 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +88.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.75 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +21.36%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19457 18491 25037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.15% 42.99% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12317 11467 15154
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 583 746
Average hourly rate £23.93 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Multimedia
UK

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -33 29 £295 - 13
West Midlands +6 25 - -
South East +1 13 £388 +35.96% 2
East of England -23 8 £375 - 2
South West -14 3 £213 +1.19% 1
North West -21 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
Multimedia
UK

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (31.17%) HTML
2 36 (23.38%) Adobe
3 34 (22.08%) Adobe Captivate
4 32 (20.78%) E-Learning
5 28 (18.18%) HTML5
6 27 (17.53%) Flash
7 26 (16.88%) Degree
8 20 (12.99%) Windows
8 20 (12.99%) SQL
9 18 (11.69%) Project Management
10 17 (11.04%) C++
10 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (10.39%) Publishing
12 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
12 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
13 14 (9.09%) HP
14 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
14 13 (8.44%) Marketing
15 12 (7.79%) CSS
15 12 (7.79%) MS Office
15 12 (7.79%) Finance
15 12 (7.79%) TDD
16 11 (7.14%) MySQL
17 10 (6.49%) C
17 10 (6.49%) Cisco
17 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
17 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
17 10 (6.49%) QA
18 9 (5.84%) ServiceCenter
18 9 (5.84%) Video Conferencing

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (2.60%) Moodle
3 4 (2.60%) CMS
4 3 (1.95%) Sakai Project
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (22.08%) Adobe Captivate
2 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.79%) MS Office
4 9 (5.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (5.84%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.60%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.95%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.30%) InDesign
7 2 (1.30%) Maya
8 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.65%) MS Project
8 1 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.55%) VoIP
3 6 (3.90%) PBX
3 6 (3.90%) VPN
3 6 (3.90%) DNS
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
3 6 (3.90%) LTE
4 5 (3.25%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) CTI
5 4 (2.60%) MPLS
5 4 (2.60%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.60%) MRTG
6 3 (1.95%) IPsec
6 3 (1.95%) DHCP
6 3 (1.95%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.95%) HTTP
7 2 (1.30%) SNMP
7 2 (1.30%) SMS
7 2 (1.30%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) MySQL
2 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Redis
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.60%) Selenium
4 3 (1.95%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.95%) WATIR
5 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.65%) Toad
6 1 (0.65%) Xcode
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.65%) Calabash
General
1 16 (10.39%) Publishing
2 13 (8.44%) Marketing
3 12 (7.79%) Finance
4 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.84%) Games
6 8 (5.19%) Automotive
7 7 (4.55%) Electronics
7 7 (4.55%) Banking
7 7 (4.55%) Advertising
8 5 (3.25%) French Language
9 3 (1.95%) Retail
9 3 (1.95%) Legal
10 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Developer
2 23 (14.94%) Multimedia Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Designer
4 15 (9.74%) Graduate
5 12 (7.79%) Administrator
6 11 (7.14%) Consultant
7 9 (5.84%) Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Web Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Graphic Designer
8 8 (5.19%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.90%) User Experience Designer
10 5 (3.25%) Online Product Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Product Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Tester
11 4 (2.60%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) Test Analyst
12 3 (1.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.17%) HTML
2 28 (18.18%) HTML5
3 27 (17.53%) Flash
4 12 (7.79%) CSS
5 8 (5.19%) XML
6 7 (4.55%) .NET
6 7 (4.55%) LAMP
7 4 (2.60%) Ajax
7 4 (2.60%) jQuery
8 3 (1.95%) JSON
8 3 (1.95%) Sass
8 3 (1.95%) LESS
8 3 (1.95%) XSLT
8 3 (1.95%) JTAPI
8 3 (1.95%) Web Services
9 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.30%) XHTML
9 2 (1.30%) Middleware
9 2 (1.30%) CSS3
9 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) E-Learning
2 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.19%) IPTV
5 6 (3.90%) Ergonomics
5 6 (3.90%) Social Media
6 4 (2.60%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.60%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.95%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.95%) Handset
7 3 (1.95%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.95%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.95%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.95%) Open Source
7 3 (1.95%) Photography
8 2 (1.30%) Statistics
8 2 (1.30%) iPhone
8 2 (1.30%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
2 9 (5.84%) Solaris
2 9 (5.84%) Linux
3 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.95%) Android
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Debian
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.65%) UNIX
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.69%) Project Management
2 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.79%) TDD
4 9 (5.84%) Scrum
4 9 (5.84%) Network Management
5 8 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.19%) Content Management
5 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
6 7 (4.55%) Web Development
6 7 (4.55%) Web Design
6 7 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 7 (4.55%) OO
6 7 (4.55%) Change Control
6 7 (4.55%) BDD
6 7 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 6 (3.90%) OOP
8 5 (3.25%) DRM
8 5 (3.25%) Logistics
8 5 (3.25%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.99%) SQL
2 17 (11.04%) C++
3 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.49%) C
5 9 (5.84%) C#
5 9 (5.84%) Python
6 7 (4.55%) Perl
7 6 (3.90%) Ruby
8 4 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) Tcl
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.30%) F#
9 2 (1.30%) Java
10 1 (0.65%) GLSL
10 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.65%) HLSL
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (16.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) ISEB
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMP
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.65%) WAI
3 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.95%) vSphere
1 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.65%) XenApp
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) OpenView
3 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (23.38%) Adobe
2 14 (9.09%) HP
3 10 (6.49%) Cisco
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.60%) VMware
6 3 (1.95%) Saba
6 3 (1.95%) Apple
6 3 (1.95%) Polycom
6 3 (1.95%) Blackboard
6 3 (1.95%) Capita
6 3 (1.95%) Verint
7 2 (1.30%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.30%) F5
7 2 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) Infovista
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