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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 515 471 439
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -32
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 45 68 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.24% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 48
Average daily rate
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£370 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+26.72% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +37.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.24 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.95 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18535 19695 22941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.78% 43.28% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11800 12389 14028
Average daily rate £435 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 588 666
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.15
% change year-on-year
- -13.95%
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 9 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 9 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 9 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 +4 33 £370 +40.95% 29
East of England -21 5 £375 +66.66% 2
South East -13 4 £475 +58.33% 12
South West -25 3 £360 +63.63% 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 5
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Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 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 48 (36.09%) HTML
2 36 (27.07%) E-Learning
3 30 (22.56%) HTML5
4 28 (21.05%) Adobe
5 27 (20.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 25 (18.80%) Flash
7 17 (12.78%) Marketing
8 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.03%) SQL
8 16 (12.03%) Windows
8 16 (12.03%) QA
9 15 (11.28%) Publishing
10 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (10.53%) Degree
10 14 (10.53%) CSS
11 13 (9.77%) Advertising
12 12 (9.02%) Scrum
12 12 (9.02%) Project Management
13 11 (8.27%) C
13 11 (8.27%) C#
13 11 (8.27%) C++
13 11 (8.27%) Games
13 11 (8.27%) BDD
14 10 (7.52%) Cucumber
14 10 (7.52%) Finance
14 10 (7.52%) TDD
14 10 (7.52%) XML
15 9 (6.77%) Linux
15 9 (6.77%) Cisco
15 9 (6.77%) Test Scripting

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) Moodle
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
2 4 (3.01%) CMS
3 3 (2.26%) SAS
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.26%) Sakai Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (20.30%) Adobe Captivate
2 8 (6.02%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.26%) MS Office
4 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.26%) InfoPath
5 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.26%) SPSS
6 2 (1.50%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.50%) MS Project
6 2 (1.50%) InDesign
6 2 (1.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) LTE
1 8 (6.02%) VoIP
2 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 4 (3.01%) WCDMA
2 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.01%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.26%) HTTP
3 3 (2.26%) WAN
3 3 (2.26%) SMS
3 3 (2.26%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.26%) MRTG
4 2 (1.50%) HSPA
4 2 (1.50%) NAS
4 2 (1.50%) SGSN
4 2 (1.50%) 4G
4 2 (1.50%) DVB
4 2 (1.50%) DNS
4 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
2 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.01%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.51%) Selenium
3 4 (3.01%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.26%) WATIR
4 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.75%) Maven
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Calabash
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.75%) GDB
5 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (12.78%) Marketing
2 15 (11.28%) Publishing
3 13 (9.77%) Advertising
4 11 (8.27%) Games
5 10 (7.52%) Finance
6 8 (6.02%) Automotive
6 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.51%) Banking
8 5 (3.76%) French Language
9 3 (2.26%) Legal
10 2 (1.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Retail
11 1 (0.75%) Billing
11 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (28.57%) Developer
2 24 (18.05%) Multimedia Developer
3 16 (12.03%) Analyst
4 15 (11.28%) Graduate
5 13 (9.77%) Designer
6 9 (6.77%) Tester
6 9 (6.77%) Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
7 7 (5.26%) Architect
8 6 (4.51%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) QA Tester
9 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.01%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.26%) Manual Test Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.09%) HTML
2 30 (22.56%) HTML5
3 25 (18.80%) Flash
4 14 (10.53%) CSS
5 10 (7.52%) XML
6 5 (3.76%) LAMP
6 5 (3.76%) .NET
7 4 (3.01%) jQuery
7 4 (3.01%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.01%) Ajax
8 3 (2.26%) XSLT
8 3 (2.26%) CSS3
9 2 (1.50%) FFmpeg
9 2 (1.50%) Middleware
9 2 (1.50%) XHTML
9 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.50%) Web Services
9 2 (1.50%) JSON
9 2 (1.50%) MDX
10 1 (0.75%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.07%) E-Learning
2 8 (6.02%) Learning Management System
2 8 (6.02%) Social Media
3 7 (5.26%) Streaming Video
4 6 (4.51%) Open Source
4 6 (4.51%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.76%) Statistics
5 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) DTV
6 4 (3.01%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.01%) IPTV
6 4 (3.01%) STB
7 3 (2.26%) Photography
7 3 (2.26%) Handset
7 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.26%) Ergonomics
7 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) Linux
3 7 (5.26%) Android
4 5 (3.76%) Solaris
4 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.75%) Debian
7 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.75%) bada
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.02%) Scrum
2 12 (9.02%) Project Management
3 11 (8.27%) BDD
4 10 (7.52%) TDD
5 9 (6.77%) Test Scripting
6 8 (6.02%) Analytics
6 8 (6.02%) DRM
6 8 (6.02%) Web Design
6 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.02%) Content Management
7 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.26%) Network Management
8 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.51%) Validation
9 5 (3.76%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.76%) Change Control
9 5 (3.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
1 16 (12.03%) SQL
2 11 (8.27%) C
2 11 (8.27%) C#
2 11 (8.27%) C++
3 5 (3.76%) Ruby
3 5 (3.76%) Perl
4 4 (3.01%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) F#
5 2 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.50%) Tcl
5 2 (1.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) COBOL
6 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MOS
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Adobe
2 9 (6.77%) Cisco
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle
4 4 (3.01%) VMware
5 3 (2.26%) Capita
5 3 (2.26%) Saba
5 3 (2.26%) Apple
5 3 (2.26%) Polycom
5 3 (2.26%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.50%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.75%) Omniture
7 1 (0.75%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) BT
7 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.75%) Symbian
7 1 (0.75%) Juniper
7 1 (0.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
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