The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New 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 New Media over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 389 386 357
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing New Media 26 46 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.49% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 41
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £264 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
New Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8792 9436 9788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.98% 37.60% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5970 6522 6621
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 177 257
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in London

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in London

New Media
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Media across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

New Media Daily Rate Histogram in London

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in London

New 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 New Media within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 10 £400 +57.48%
Hammersmith - - - -
New Media
England

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing New 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 New Media.

1 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) CSS
3 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) Project Management
5 21 (30.43%) Java
6 20 (28.99%) Linux
7 18 (26.09%) Marketing
7 18 (26.09%) Games
7 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 18 (26.09%) BDD
8 17 (24.64%) XML
9 16 (23.19%) Social Media
10 15 (21.74%) Cucumber
10 15 (21.74%) TeamCity
10 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (21.74%) TDD
11 14 (20.29%) Subversion
11 14 (20.29%) OO
11 14 (20.29%) Online Games
11 14 (20.29%) Hudson
11 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.84%) JUnit
12 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.84%) QA
12 13 (18.84%) Selenium
12 13 (18.84%) Scrum
13 12 (17.39%) Adobe
13 12 (17.39%) CRM
13 12 (17.39%) SOA

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing New 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.39%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (15.94%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Joyent
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) VPN
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
1 3 (4.35%) SAN
1 3 (4.35%) LDAP
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) VLAN
1 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 3 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (2.90%) Extranet
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) QlikView
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 15 (21.74%) TeamCity
3 14 (20.29%) Hudson
3 14 (20.29%) Subversion
4 13 (18.84%) JUnit
4 13 (18.84%) Selenium
5 12 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (17.39%) JBehave
5 12 (17.39%) WebDriver
5 12 (17.39%) Mockito
6 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Xcode
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) Firebug
7 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.45%) QUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (26.09%) Games
1 18 (26.09%) Marketing
2 11 (15.94%) Danish Language
3 7 (10.14%) Publishing
4 4 (5.80%) Finance
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Tester
8 1 (1.45%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.45%) Architect
8 1 (1.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) CSS
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 17 (24.64%) XML
4 9 (13.04%) JSON
5 6 (8.70%) RESTful
6 5 (7.25%) HTML5
6 5 (7.25%) CSS3
6 5 (7.25%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.35%) jQuery
8 3 (4.35%) Ember.js
8 3 (4.35%) Backbone.js
8 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.35%) .NET
9 2 (2.90%) WAP
9 2 (2.90%) Dojo
9 2 (2.90%) Ajax
10 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.45%) GWT
10 1 (1.45%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Social Media
2 14 (20.29%) Online Games
2 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (15.94%) Blog
5 9 (13.04%) Video on Demand
5 9 (13.04%) User Experience
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
7 3 (4.35%) Xbox
7 3 (4.35%) Open Source
7 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) Interactive TV
8 2 (2.90%) iDTV
8 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.90%) iPad
9 1 (1.45%) DTV
9 1 (1.45%) BBC
9 1 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.25%) Android
4 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) SmartOS
5 2 (2.90%) webOS
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Project Management
3 18 (26.09%) BDD
4 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.29%) OO
6 13 (18.84%) Scrum
7 12 (17.39%) CRM
7 12 (17.39%) SOA
7 12 (17.39%) Online Marketing
7 12 (17.39%) Marketing Strategy
8 11 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Analytics
9 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.14%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.80%) B2C
14 3 (4.35%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) WCAG
2 1 (1.45%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) NFS
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.45%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Adobe
3 11 (15.94%) Lotus
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.45%) Zend
6 1 (1.45%) Facebook
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) NetApp