The 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 15 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing New Media 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.44% 14.63% 8.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 24.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£413 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 48.89% 60.98% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner