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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 137 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% - 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.29% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £294 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
1027 1021 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.84% 35.76% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 504 569
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 40
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.69 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.07 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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
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 20 October 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
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
Manchester - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 4
Lancashire - - - - 1
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Swing
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) JSF
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Swing
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) JSF
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-350 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Daresbury
AppSense
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago