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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Media
Rank 400 393 391
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the General category 0.029% 0.019% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £175 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £175 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £210 £475
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -55.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
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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
10245 10316 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.22% 45.59% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7303 7357 7896
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 158
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.14% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 7 (70.00%) Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Flash
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (50.00%) SAS
4 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Flash Games
5 4 (40.00%) Games
5 4 (40.00%) Shockwave
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) Advertising
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) COM
8 1 (10.00%) CSS

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Shockwave
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Flash
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) COM
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Flash Games
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) IBM