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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 533 480 476
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -4
Contract jobs citing New Media 46 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 55
Average daily rate
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£413 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £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 - - £17.58
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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
13068 12980 13762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.74% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7907 8091 8150
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 558 730
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 0 30 £419 +11.73% 7
North West 0 14 £400 +33.33%
South East -12 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 4
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (35.79%) Project Management
2 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.47%) CSS
4 27 (28.42%) Games
5 26 (27.37%) HTML
6 25 (26.32%) Marketing
7 22 (23.16%) BDD
7 22 (23.16%) Java
7 22 (23.16%) Scrum
8 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.05%) Linux
10 18 (18.95%) TDD
10 18 (18.95%) Social Media
10 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
11 17 (17.89%) XML
12 16 (16.84%) OO
13 15 (15.79%) TeamCity
13 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (15.79%) Cucumber
14 14 (14.74%) Hudson
14 14 (14.74%) Online Games
14 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.74%) Subversion
14 14 (14.74%) Publishing
15 13 (13.68%) Adobe
15 13 (13.68%) JUnit
15 13 (13.68%) Selenium
15 13 (13.68%) QA
15 13 (13.68%) Marketing Strategy
16 12 (12.63%) Adobe CQ

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.63%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (11.58%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) WordPress
5 1 (1.05%) Jetty
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Office
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Joyent
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (4.21%) Extranet
2 4 (4.21%) Intranet
3 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) VPN
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) VLAN
3 3 (3.16%) NAS
3 3 (3.16%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) QlikView
2 3 (3.16%) MySQL
2 3 (3.16%) Redis
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 15 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 14 (14.74%) Hudson
3 14 (14.74%) Subversion
4 13 (13.68%) JUnit
4 13 (13.68%) Selenium
5 12 (12.63%) Mockito
5 12 (12.63%) JBehave
5 12 (12.63%) WebDriver
5 12 (12.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (7.37%) JIRA
7 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.05%) Xcode
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.05%) Ant
8 1 (1.05%) QUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.05%) Mocha
8 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (28.42%) Games
2 25 (26.32%) Marketing
3 14 (14.74%) Publishing
4 11 (11.58%) Danish Language
5 8 (8.42%) Finance
6 3 (3.16%) Advertising
7 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Developer
2 13 (13.68%) Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.37%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (2.11%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.47%) CSS
2 26 (27.37%) HTML
3 17 (17.89%) XML
4 7 (7.37%) HTML5
4 7 (7.37%) JSON
5 6 (6.32%) RESTful
5 6 (6.32%) Web Services
6 5 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
6 5 (5.26%) jQuery
7 4 (4.21%) WAP
7 4 (4.21%) .NET
8 3 (3.16%) XHTML
8 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.16%) CSS3
8 3 (3.16%) Dojo
8 3 (3.16%) MooTools
9 2 (2.11%) LAMP
10 1 (1.05%) Spring
10 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Social Media
2 14 (14.74%) Online Games
3 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.58%) Blog
5 8 (8.42%) Video on Demand
6 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.21%) iDTV
7 4 (4.21%) Interactive TV
7 4 (4.21%) Xbox
8 3 (3.16%) Streaming Video
8 3 (3.16%) Open Source
8 3 (3.16%) IPTV
8 3 (3.16%) Animation
8 3 (3.16%) Social Network
9 2 (2.11%) iPad
10 1 (1.05%) BBC
10 1 (1.05%) DTV
10 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) SmartOS
3 3 (3.16%) Solaris
3 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.16%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Project Management
2 22 (23.16%) BDD
2 22 (23.16%) Scrum
3 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.95%) TDD
5 16 (16.84%) OO
6 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.68%) Marketing Strategy
8 12 (12.63%) Analytics
8 12 (12.63%) Online Marketing
8 12 (12.63%) CRM
8 12 (12.63%) SOA
9 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.37%) User Stories
13 6 (6.32%) Time Management
13 6 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 22 (23.16%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) Perl
4 4 (4.21%) SQL
5 3 (3.16%) Ruby
5 3 (3.16%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) R
7 1 (1.05%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) PhD
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) WCAG
2 3 (3.16%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
1 3 (3.16%) NFS
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (5.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.05%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Adobe
3 11 (11.58%) Lotus
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.16%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.16%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.05%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.05%) NetApp
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Facebook
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (1.05%) Zend
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