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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 527 491 471
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -20
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 42 64 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.22% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 42
Average daily rate
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£355 £278 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.92% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £126 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £490 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -9.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.10 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £27.50 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-34.88% -64.16%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18850 20032 23519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 43.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 12606 14339
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 £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 582 685
Average hourly rate £20.59 £22.54 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £49.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Multimedia
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 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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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 -3 33 £325 +23.80% 17
East of England -23 3 - - 2
North West -4 2 £350 +59.09% 5
South East -11 2 £475 +58.33% 11
South West - 2 £360 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
Multimedia
UK

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (38.89%) HTML
2 36 (28.57%) E-Learning
3 32 (25.40%) HTML5
4 27 (21.43%) Flash
5 26 (20.63%) Adobe
6 25 (19.84%) Adobe Captivate
7 17 (13.49%) Marketing
8 15 (11.90%) Windows
9 14 (11.11%) CSS
9 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 14 (11.11%) Advertising
10 13 (10.32%) SQL
11 12 (9.52%) QA
12 11 (8.73%) C
12 11 (8.73%) C++
12 11 (8.73%) Publishing
12 11 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (8.73%) Degree
13 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.94%) Games
13 10 (7.94%) XML
13 10 (7.94%) Project Management
14 9 (7.14%) C#
14 9 (7.14%) Linux
14 9 (7.14%) Social Media
15 8 (6.35%) Analytics
15 8 (6.35%) Learning Management System
15 8 (6.35%) LTE
15 8 (6.35%) VoIP
15 8 (6.35%) Photoshop

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
2 4 (3.17%) CMS
2 4 (3.17%) Moodle
3 3 (2.38%) Sakai Project
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.79%) nginx
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Adobe Captivate
2 8 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.97%) MS Office
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.38%) SPSS
5 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.59%) InDesign
5 2 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) VoIP
1 8 (6.35%) LTE
2 4 (3.17%) WCDMA
2 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) SMS
3 3 (2.38%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.38%) MRTG
4 2 (1.59%) 4G
4 2 (1.59%) NAS
4 2 (1.59%) UMTS
4 2 (1.59%) MPLS
4 2 (1.59%) OSPF
4 2 (1.59%) BGP
4 2 (1.59%) LAN
4 2 (1.59%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Redis
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.59%) Selenium
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.79%) GDB
4 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (13.49%) Marketing
2 14 (11.11%) Advertising
3 11 (8.73%) Publishing
4 10 (7.94%) Games
5 8 (6.35%) Finance
5 8 (6.35%) Automotive
6 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.76%) Banking
8 5 (3.97%) French Language
9 3 (2.38%) Legal
10 2 (1.59%) Electronics
11 1 (0.79%) Law
11 1 (0.79%) Billing
11 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Multimedia Developer
3 15 (11.90%) Analyst
3 15 (11.90%) Graduate
4 13 (10.32%) Designer
5 7 (5.56%) Administrator
5 7 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (4.76%) Architect
6 6 (4.76%) Tester
6 6 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.89%) HTML
2 32 (25.40%) HTML5
3 27 (21.43%) Flash
4 14 (11.11%) CSS
5 10 (7.94%) XML
6 5 (3.97%) .NET
6 5 (3.97%) jQuery
6 5 (3.97%) LAMP
7 4 (3.17%) CSS3
7 4 (3.17%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.17%) Web Services
8 3 (2.38%) Ajax
9 2 (1.59%) JSON
9 2 (1.59%) MDX
9 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.59%) Spring
9 2 (1.59%) JSF
9 2 (1.59%) FFmpeg
9 2 (1.59%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.57%) E-Learning
2 9 (7.14%) Social Media
3 8 (6.35%) Learning Management System
4 7 (5.56%) Streaming Video
5 6 (4.76%) Video on Demand
6 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.97%) Statistics
7 4 (3.17%) STB
7 4 (3.17%) DTV
7 4 (3.17%) IPTV
8 3 (2.38%) Open Source
8 3 (2.38%) Photography
8 3 (2.38%) Ergonomics
8 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.38%) Handset
8 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
3 7 (5.56%) Android
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
4 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.59%) UNIX
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) bada
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (7.94%) Project Management
2 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
3 8 (6.35%) Content Management
3 8 (6.35%) DRM
3 8 (6.35%) Analytics
4 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (5.56%) TDD
4 7 (5.56%) Scrum
4 7 (5.56%) Web Design
4 7 (5.56%) BDD
4 7 (5.56%) Network Management
5 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.76%) Validation
5 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.97%) Change Control
6 5 (3.97%) Low Latency
6 5 (3.97%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.17%) OO
7 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.32%) SQL
3 11 (8.73%) C
3 11 (8.73%) C++
4 9 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (3.97%) Java
5 5 (3.97%) Perl
6 3 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.59%) Tcl
7 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MOS
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) MCP
4 1 (0.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Adobe
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle
5 5 (3.97%) HP
6 3 (2.38%) Apple
6 3 (2.38%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) Saba
6 3 (2.38%) Capita
6 3 (2.38%) Polycom
6 3 (2.38%) Blackboard
7 2 (1.59%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.59%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.79%) BT
8 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Omniture
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
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