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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 153 163 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.071% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.20% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 - £14.00
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
1092 1519 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.23% 36.18% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 847 556
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.22 £57.73 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +8 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (20.00%) Autodesk
3 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) 3ds Max
3 3 (20.00%) Military
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Games
5 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) PMP
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (20.00%) 3ds Max
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Trainer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) HR Trainer
2 3 (20.00%) Multimedia Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Autodesk
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft