The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Music Industry in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Music Industry over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 563 521 549
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +28
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 11 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.049% 0.019%
As % of the General category 0.058% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +34.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19066 20058 23595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 43.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12069 12619 14383
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 £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 560 680
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Music Industry
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Music Industry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Music Industry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Music Industry
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Music Industry Daily Rate Trend in England

Music Industry
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Music Industry across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Music Industry Daily Rate Histogram in England

Music Industry
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Music Industry Hourly Rate Trend in England

Music Industry
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 Music Industry within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 10 £300 -27.27% 4
South East - 1 - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Music Industry
UK

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry.

1 10 (55.56%) PHP
1 10 (55.56%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) PHP5
4 6 (33.33%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 4 (22.22%) Sony
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) OO PHP
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Big Data
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Symfony
8 2 (11.11%) Zend
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) MVC

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Route 53
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.56%) ProtoShare
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Phing
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Smarty
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) Economics
1 1 (5.56%) Streaming Music
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) OO PHP
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PHP5
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Sony
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy