The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multimedia
England / South West
Rank 130 140 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £145 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -58.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £122.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £83.75 £15.29
% change year-on-year
-82.68% +447.83%

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
887 962 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.06% 32.60% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 657 676
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £57.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -3 3 £225 +55.17%
Bristol - 1 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 3 (33.33%) Video Editing
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Qt
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) PPP
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CTI
3 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Digital TV
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) CTI
1 1 (11.11%) HSRP
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) PPP
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Content Strategist
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (11.11%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 3 (33.33%) Video Editing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Digital TV
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) STB
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Lua
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) HP