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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 552 531 500
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing New Media 37 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 43
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£403 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.09 - -
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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 10 £450 +8.43% 7
Midlands - 10 - -
South East -15 5 £403 - 7
East Midlands -4 4 £438 +40.00%
North West -42 3 £175 -56.18%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £275 -
New Media
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New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 30 (38.96%) Software Testing
3 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.18%) Marketing
6 12 (15.58%) HTML
6 12 (15.58%) CSS
7 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.39%) Publishing
9 8 (10.39%) Use Case
9 8 (10.39%) Analytics
9 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (9.09%) Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) MySQL
11 6 (7.79%) PHP
11 6 (7.79%) Linux
11 6 (7.79%) CMS
11 6 (7.79%) LAMP
11 6 (7.79%) Scrum
11 6 (7.79%) Joomla!
11 6 (7.79%) Web Development
11 6 (7.79%) User Stories
12 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
12 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
12 5 (6.49%) Open Source
12 5 (6.49%) Photography

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.79%) CMS
1 6 (7.79%) Joomla!
2 4 (5.19%) WordPress
3 3 (3.90%) Drupal
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.19%) InDesign
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
1 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 14 (18.18%) Marketing
4 8 (10.39%) Publishing
5 4 (5.19%) Advertising
6 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.90%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Test Leader
3 14 (18.18%) Consultant
3 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Designer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.60%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) HTML
1 12 (15.58%) CSS
2 6 (7.79%) LAMP
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) HTML5
3 4 (5.19%) CSS3
4 3 (3.90%) Sass
4 3 (3.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) OAuth
5 2 (2.60%) SAML
5 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) JSON
6 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Photography
3 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.60%) IPTV
6 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Software Testing
2 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.39%) Use Case
4 8 (10.39%) Analytics
5 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) Web Development
6 6 (7.79%) User Stories
7 5 (6.49%) Open Source
7 5 (6.49%) Load Testing
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.19%) UML
8 4 (5.19%) OO
8 4 (5.19%) Brand Management
9 3 (3.90%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.79%) PHP
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Adobe
1 5 (6.49%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.30%) Cadence
2 1 (1.30%) Google
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
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