The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank - 78 85
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.27% 0.077%
As % of the General category - 0.76% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
534 395 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.30% 34.89% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 192 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 22
Average hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester