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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 101 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.47% 0.072%
As % of the General category 0.64% 1.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £200 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +46.84%
Multimedia
North West

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
626 708 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.47% 41.92% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 348 249
Median daily rate £391 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £18.99 £18.00 £18.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -1.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Multimedia
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft