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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
New Media
England / Midlands
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing New Media 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.22% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £251 £315
% change year-on-year
+69.66% -20.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
15 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.93% 34.09% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 12
Median daily rate £475 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £610 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing New Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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