The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Music Industry 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 Music Industry over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Music Industry
Rank - 125 123
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the General category - 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Music Industry
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
1100 940 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.97% 34.39% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 495 374
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 63
Average hourly rate £18.07 £25.04 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +46.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £9.35 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.70 £48.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Music Industry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Music Industry Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Music Industry
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Music Industry Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Music Industry
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 Music Industry within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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 - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Music Industry
England