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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 407 380 407
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 5 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.042% 0.057%
As % of the General category 0.045% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Average daily rate £300 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11112 11076 14904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 51.27% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7820 7859 10105
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 122 241
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 4 £300 -22.58% 5
Music Industry
England

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) OO PHP
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) PHP5
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) Symfony
7 2 (20.00%) Zend
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 2 (20.00%) Ajax
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Publishing
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (10.00%) ProtoShare
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) PHP5
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend