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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 536 511 504
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs citing New Media 39 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 25
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£406 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
15867 15579 15139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.88% 32.54% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10103 9665 9162
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 597 658
Average hourly rate £18.61 £20.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -23 16 £575 +29.94% 6
Midlands - 9 - -
West Midlands - 6 £248 -
South East -10 2 £444 - 2
North West -22 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Finance
3 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 13 (19.12%) Scrum
6 11 (16.18%) Use Case
6 11 (16.18%) Publishing
7 10 (14.71%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) CSS
7 10 (14.71%) User Stories
8 9 (13.24%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Data Management
9 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 8 (11.76%) .NET
9 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.76%) Analytics
9 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (11.76%) BDD
10 7 (10.29%) CRM
10 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.29%) Migration
11 6 (8.82%) Advertising
11 6 (8.82%) Web Development
11 6 (8.82%) Marketing
11 6 (8.82%) JSON
11 6 (8.82%) Joomla!
11 6 (8.82%) Kanban
11 6 (8.82%) PHP

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (8.82%) CMS
1 6 (8.82%) Joomla!
2 4 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (16.18%) Publishing
4 6 (8.82%) Marketing
4 6 (8.82%) Advertising
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Test Leader
4 12 (17.65%) Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Consultant
5 10 (14.71%) Test Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.94%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Performance Tester
11 1 (1.47%) Senior Project Manager
11 1 (1.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
1 10 (14.71%) CSS
2 8 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) XML
3 6 (8.82%) LAMP
3 6 (8.82%) JSON
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 4 (5.88%) CSS3
4 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) Sass
5 3 (4.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.94%) OAuth
6 2 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (1.47%) Ajax
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.41%) IPTV
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) MHEG
5 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.47%) STB
5 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.47%) Photography
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
3 13 (19.12%) Scrum
4 11 (16.18%) Use Case
5 10 (14.71%) User Stories
6 9 (13.24%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) Data Management
7 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics
7 8 (11.76%) BDD
8 7 (10.29%) CRM
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Web Development
9 6 (8.82%) Kanban
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Load Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.47%) OpenTV
2 1 (1.47%) Cadence
2 1 (1.47%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Facebook
2 1 (1.47%) Twitter
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe
2 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com