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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 144 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£500 £413 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +47.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 - £21.25
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
1277 847 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 30.78% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 442 304
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 £275 £234 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.52 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +80.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £10.16 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Merseyside -13 2 £500 +21.21% 3
Manchester - 2 £175 - 1
Cheshire -5 1 - - 4
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Moodle
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (20.00%) Moodle
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Resource Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Planning Manager
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) VLE
1 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago