The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New 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 New Media over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Media
Rank 251 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing New Media 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.065% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £301 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +20.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
New Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2628 2695 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 28.99% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1412 1284
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 177 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

New 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 New Media across the South East region.

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the South East

New 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 New Media across the South East region.

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

New 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 New Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 1 £350 -10.25%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
New Media
England

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (40.00%) TeamSite
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Online Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Segmentation
1 2 (40.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Interwoven