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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 102 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing New Media 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.83% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 2.58% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate
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£175 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £394 £331
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
510 426 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.10% 32.05% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 248 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 25
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.84 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) InDesign
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Photography
1 3 (50.00%) Brand Management
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) IPTV
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) InDesign
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Photography
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) IPTV
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Brand Management
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe