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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 545 512 474
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -38
Contract jobs citing New Media 41 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 25
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £437 £450
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
New Media
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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
16057 15445 13872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.04% 32.17% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10018 9741 8362
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 623 599
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -13 20 £413 - 3
Midlands - 10 - -
West Midlands - 6 £248 - 2
North West - 3 - -
South East -20 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
4 14 (19.72%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) Publishing
6 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
7 10 (14.08%) User Stories
7 10 (14.08%) CMS
7 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) HTML
8 9 (12.68%) .NET
8 9 (12.68%) XML
8 9 (12.68%) CSS
8 9 (12.68%) TDD
8 9 (12.68%) JSON
8 9 (12.68%) Use Case
8 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.27%) Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Software Delivery
9 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (11.27%) Data Management
10 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.86%) CRM
10 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
11 6 (8.45%) PHP
11 6 (8.45%) MySQL
11 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.45%) Linux
11 6 (8.45%) LAMP

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (14.08%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) Joomla!
3 4 (5.63%) WordPress
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.41%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.82%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.82%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.82%) InDesign
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) FTP
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Publishing
3 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Test Leader
4 10 (14.08%) Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Test Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Training Manager
10 2 (2.82%) SAP Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Administrator
11 1 (1.41%) Lead Web Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) HTML
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
1 9 (12.68%) CSS
1 9 (12.68%) XML
1 9 (12.68%) JSON
2 6 (8.45%) LAMP
3 4 (5.63%) jQuery
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.82%) OAuth
4 2 (2.82%) Ajax
4 2 (2.82%) SAML
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.63%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.23%) IPTV
4 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) MHEG
6 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.41%) STB
6 1 (1.41%) Photography
6 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Blog
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
3 14 (19.72%) Scrum
4 10 (14.08%) Migration
4 10 (14.08%) User Stories
5 9 (12.68%) Use Case
5 9 (12.68%) TDD
6 8 (11.27%) Data Management
6 8 (11.27%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) BDD
6 8 (11.27%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) CRM
8 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.45%) Web Development
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Kanban
9 4 (5.63%) Load Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Web Analytics
10 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.45%) PHP
3 5 (7.04%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) WMI
1 3 (4.23%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.41%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Adobe
1 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.23%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) Borland
3 2 (2.82%) Quark
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.41%) Cadence
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Facebook
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter