The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Media
Rank 263 242 231
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.062% 0.059%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£75 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £75 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive Media
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3437 3445 3202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.16% 35.38% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1788 1485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 130 188
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Interactive Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Interactive Media Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Interactive Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media across the South East region.

Interactive Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Interactive Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Berkshire +4 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £75 -
Interactive Media
England

Interactive Media
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media.

1 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
1 13 (92.86%) MS Visio
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
1 13 (92.86%) OmniGraffle
1 13 (92.86%) Axure RP
1 13 (92.86%) Information Architecture
1 13 (92.86%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (35.71%) InDesign
5 4 (28.57%) Graphic Design
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Games
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) OO

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Interactive 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 Interactive Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Visio
1 13 (92.86%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 8 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (35.71%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Axure RP
2 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Architect
1 13 (92.86%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Graduate
2 1 (7.14%) Junior
2 1 (7.14%) Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Games Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Graduate Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Graphic Design
2 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
1 13 (92.86%) Information Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe