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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 544 495 487
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -8
Contract jobs citing New Media 34 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 63
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£400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -8 25 £400 +6.66% 3
North West -11 6 £413 +26.92% 3
South East -3 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.72%) CSS
3 29 (33.72%) Project Management
4 26 (30.23%) HTML
5 25 (29.07%) Games
6 22 (25.58%) Java
7 21 (24.42%) BDD
8 20 (23.26%) Marketing
8 20 (23.26%) Linux
8 20 (23.26%) Scrum
9 17 (19.77%) TDD
9 17 (19.77%) XML
9 17 (19.77%) OO
9 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
9 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
10 15 (17.44%) Social Media
10 15 (17.44%) Cucumber
11 14 (16.28%) Hudson
11 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (16.28%) Online Games
11 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.28%) Subversion
11 14 (16.28%) User Experience
12 13 (15.12%) Adobe
12 13 (15.12%) JUnit
12 13 (15.12%) QA
12 13 (15.12%) Selenium
13 12 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (13.95%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (12.79%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.81%) CMS
4 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.16%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Joyent
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) SAN
2 3 (3.49%) VPN
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
2 3 (3.49%) VLAN
2 3 (3.49%) NAS
2 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) Extranet
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) QlikView
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) Redis
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
2 15 (17.44%) Cucumber
3 14 (16.28%) Hudson
3 14 (16.28%) Subversion
4 13 (15.12%) JUnit
4 13 (15.12%) Selenium
5 12 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (13.95%) JBehave
5 12 (13.95%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.95%) Mockito
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA
7 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.16%) Ant
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.16%) QUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.16%) Grunt
8 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Mocha
General
1 25 (29.07%) Games
2 20 (23.26%) Marketing
3 12 (13.95%) Publishing
4 11 (12.79%) Danish Language
5 6 (6.98%) Finance
6 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Advertising
8 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Developer
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Product Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) CSS
2 26 (30.23%) HTML
3 17 (19.77%) XML
4 8 (9.30%) HTML5
5 7 (8.14%) jQuery
5 7 (8.14%) JSON
6 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 5 (5.81%) CSS3
6 5 (5.81%) Semantic HTML
6 5 (5.81%) Dojo
6 5 (5.81%) RESTful
7 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) .NET
8 3 (3.49%) XHTML
8 3 (3.49%) Ember.js
8 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.49%) Backbone.js
8 3 (3.49%) MooTools
9 2 (2.33%) Ajax
9 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.44%) Social Media
3 14 (16.28%) Online Games
3 14 (16.28%) User Experience
4 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (12.79%) Blog
6 9 (10.47%) Video on Demand
7 4 (4.65%) Interactive TV
8 3 (3.49%) IPTV
8 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.49%) Xbox
8 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.49%) Animation
8 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.49%) Open Source
9 2 (2.33%) Social Network
9 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.33%) iDTV
9 2 (2.33%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.16%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Solaris
4 3 (3.49%) SmartOS
5 2 (2.33%) webOS
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) Project Management
3 21 (24.42%) BDD
4 20 (23.26%) Scrum
5 17 (19.77%) TDD
5 17 (19.77%) OO
6 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.95%) Online Marketing
7 12 (13.95%) Marketing Strategy
7 12 (13.95%) Analytics
7 12 (13.95%) CRM
7 12 (13.95%) SOA
8 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) User Stories
11 7 (8.14%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 4 (4.65%) SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.49%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) PhD
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) NFS
1 3 (3.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (5.81%) Puppet
3 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.16%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.16%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) Adobe
3 11 (12.79%) Lotus
4 3 (3.49%) Google
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) NetApp
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.16%) Zend
6 1 (1.16%) SaltStack