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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 551 483 468
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -15
Contract jobs citing New Media 28 64 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 59
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£389 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.82%
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
16484 15193 15300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 32.14% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10509 9708 9150
Average daily rate £415 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 629 740
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 October 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 30 October 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 -23 17 £400 +6.66% 6
South East -23 5 £383 +33.04% 3
North West -24 4 £413 +32.00%
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
New Media
UK

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) CSS
4 22 (28.21%) Project Management
5 21 (26.92%) HTML
5 21 (26.92%) Games
6 19 (24.36%) Scrum
7 16 (20.51%) Java
7 16 (20.51%) BDD
7 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (19.23%) Linux
8 15 (19.23%) Internet
8 15 (19.23%) Marketing
9 14 (17.95%) TDD
10 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.67%) User Experience
10 13 (16.67%) Social Media
10 13 (16.67%) QA
11 12 (15.38%) Online Games
11 12 (15.38%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (15.38%) CRM
11 12 (15.38%) OO
12 11 (14.10%) IBM Notes
12 11 (14.10%) XML
12 11 (14.10%) Lotus
12 11 (14.10%) WebTrends
12 11 (14.10%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (14.10%) Analytics
12 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (14.10%) QlikView

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (14.10%) IBM Notes
2 7 (8.97%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (6.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Jetty
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
5 1 (1.28%) Drupal
5 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Joyent
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) VLAN
3 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.56%) NAS
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) Intranet
4 1 (1.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) QlikView
2 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) Redis
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Cucumber
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Hudson
3 9 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.26%) Selenium
4 8 (10.26%) Subversion
4 8 (10.26%) JUnit
5 7 (8.97%) JBehave
5 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.97%) Mockito
5 7 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.69%) JIRA
7 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.28%) Xcode
8 1 (1.28%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 21 (26.92%) Games
2 15 (19.23%) Marketing
3 11 (14.10%) Danish Language
4 10 (12.82%) Publishing
5 6 (7.69%) Finance
6 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Product Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) CSS
2 21 (26.92%) HTML
3 11 (14.10%) XML
4 9 (11.54%) JSON
5 7 (8.97%) HTML5
6 6 (7.69%) jQuery
7 5 (6.41%) Web Services
7 5 (6.41%) Dojo
7 5 (6.41%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (5.13%) CSS3
8 4 (5.13%) RESTful
9 3 (3.85%) XHTML
9 3 (3.85%) MooTools
9 3 (3.85%) Django
9 3 (3.85%) REST
9 3 (3.85%) Sass
9 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.56%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.67%) User Experience
2 13 (16.67%) Social Media
3 12 (15.38%) Online Games
4 11 (14.10%) Blog
5 8 (10.26%) Video on Demand
6 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.13%) Interactive TV
8 3 (3.85%) IPTV
8 3 (3.85%) Open Source
8 3 (3.85%) Animation
8 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
8 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.85%) Xbox
9 2 (2.56%) Social Network
9 2 (2.56%) iPad
9 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
9 2 (2.56%) BBC
9 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (3.85%) Windows
5 2 (2.56%) SmartOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (2.56%) webOS
5 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Project Management
3 19 (24.36%) Scrum
4 16 (20.51%) BDD
5 14 (17.95%) TDD
6 12 (15.38%) Marketing Strategy
6 12 (15.38%) CRM
6 12 (15.38%) OO
7 11 (14.10%) Analytics
7 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (14.10%) Online Marketing
8 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (8.97%) SOA
10 7 (8.97%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (7.69%) User Stories
11 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) Ruby
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
1 2 (2.56%) LXC
1 2 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.28%) WMI
4 1 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Lotus
3 8 (10.26%) Adobe
4 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) NetApp
5 1 (1.28%) Borland
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
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