The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 18 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 General category for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 141 119 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £213 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £294
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +17.24%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -19 1 £125 -43.18%
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) STUN
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) WCAG
2 1 (25.00%) WAI
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) SGSN
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) STUN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) SGSN
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Producer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) WCAG
1 1 (25.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend
1 1 (25.00%) Tektronix