The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Salford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 7 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing New Media 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 7.14% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 16.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 25.81% 42.86% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate £325 £311 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
New Media
Manchester

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing New Media across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing New Media across the Salford region.

New Media Daily Rate Trend in Salford

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) ActionScript
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Games
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Android
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Kindle
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Game Development
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) OpenTV

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing New Media 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Firebug
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mocha
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) QUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Kindle
3 2 (25.00%) Xbox
3 2 (25.00%) BBC
3 2 (25.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (25.00%) IPTV
3 2 (25.00%) Social Network
3 2 (25.00%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) RDF
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) OpenTV
2 1 (12.50%) Zend