The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 15 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing New Media 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.71% - 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.39% - 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.43% 27.16% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
Average daily rate £450 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £460 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

New Media
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
2 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Test Leader
2 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Test Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) TIBCO