The 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Music Industry
Rank 420 402 390
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 2 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the General category 0.018% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Average daily rate
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£488 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
Music Industry
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
10861 10449 12022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.36% 44.91% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7846 7352 8432
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 131 163
Average hourly rate £22.27 £18.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% -19.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
3 2 (28.57%) Xcode
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) FogBugz
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) UIKit
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle