The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 529 487 422
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -65
Contract jobs citing New Media 28 52 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.38% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 55
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.41% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
New Media
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in England

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in England

New Media
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Media across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

New Media Daily Rate Histogram in England

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in England

New Media
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 New Media within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -22 17 £378 +0.66% 6
South East -2 6 £301 +20.36% 1
East of England 0 2 - -
North West -16 2 £300 -7.69% 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) User Experience
3 13 (23.21%) JSON
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Internet
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
6 9 (16.07%) Digital Media
6 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 9 (16.07%) CSS
7 8 (14.29%) Publishing
7 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 7 (12.50%) Video on Demand
8 7 (12.50%) CMS
8 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.50%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Cocoa
9 6 (10.71%) TDD
9 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.93%) Kanban
10 5 (8.93%) MS Office
10 5 (8.93%) SQL
10 5 (8.93%) MS Excel

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing New Media 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
2 1 (1.79%) CICS
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.57%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (3.57%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.57%) InDesign
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) StarTeam
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Xcode
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Grunt
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.29%) Publishing
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Advertising
5 3 (5.36%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Product Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Training Manager
8 2 (3.57%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) JSON
2 9 (16.07%) HTML
2 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.50%) XML
4 6 (10.71%) Cocoa
5 4 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) CSS3
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) Django
5 4 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) Ajax
6 3 (5.36%) .NET
6 3 (5.36%) Sass
7 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.57%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.57%) Dojo
8 1 (1.79%) LAMP
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 9 (16.07%) Digital Media
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Video on Demand
4 3 (5.36%) Interactive TV
4 3 (5.36%) BBC
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.79%) MPEG
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (3.57%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Scrum
3 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.93%) Kanban
6 5 (8.93%) BDD
6 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL V2
7 4 (7.14%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) C
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Adobe
1 4 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (5.36%) Borland
3 2 (3.57%) Quark
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter