The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 143 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.032% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -40.54%
Multimedia
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1233 999 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.13% 32.16% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 567 412
Average daily rate £413 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 54
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +70.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.94 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region.

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Multimedia
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Manchester 0 6 £325 - 4
Merseyside - 2 £388 -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) QlikView
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) WFM
4 3 (23.08%) Business Development
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (7.69%) CMS
6 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
6 1 (7.69%) VLE
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) PHP

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Resource Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Planning Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Editor
5 1 (7.69%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (7.69%) Content Editor
5 1 (7.69%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.69%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) VLE
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) WFM
2 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) R
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Facebook
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter
1 1 (7.69%) Google