The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Music Industry in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Music Industry over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 389 397 399
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 10 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.087% 0.030%
As % of the General category 0.095% 0.17% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +39.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10522 12392 13583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.75% 51.08% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 8689 9238
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 184 230
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Music Industry
England

Music Industry
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Music Industry Jobs Demand Trend in London

Music Industry
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Music Industry Daily Rate Trend in London

Music Industry
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Music Industry across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Music Industry Daily Rate Histogram in London

Music Industry
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Music Industry Hourly Rate Trend in London

Music Industry
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 Music Industry within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London +22 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Music Industry
England

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry.

1 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) MySQL
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) PHP5
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) LAMP
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) Sony
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
9 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
9 2 (11.76%) Route 53
9 2 (11.76%) Big Data
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (11.76%) Node.js
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Route 53
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.88%) ProtoShare
3 1 (5.88%) Phing
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) LAMP
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Symfony
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Smarty
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
1 1 (5.88%) Economics
1 1 (5.88%) Streaming Music
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) PHP5
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Sony
2 2 (11.76%) Zend
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin