The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank - 80 71
Contract jobs citing New Media 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.26% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.01% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
New Media
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
367 296 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.20% 25.63% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 161 172
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

New Media
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Salford - - - -
New Media
North West

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) IPTV
5 1 (16.67%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) Dojo
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) MooTools
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) MooTools
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IPTV
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner