The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Media
Rank 421 418 415
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the General category 0.036% 0.047% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £205 -
% change year-on-year
+57.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11043 10527 12395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.04% 44.76% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7939 7334 8690
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 141 188
Average hourly rate £22.36 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Interactive Media Jobs Demand Trend in London

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive Media across the London region.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Trend in London

Interactive Media
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the London region.

Interactive Media Hourly Rate Trend in London

Interactive Media
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London - 1 - - 1
Interactive Media
England

Interactive Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media.

1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 1 (12.50%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Blog
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (12.50%) Fireworks

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Author
3 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe