The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
New Media
England / South West
Rank - 142 -
Contract jobs citing New Media 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.067% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £251 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £251 £350
% change year-on-year
+69.66% -28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 954 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.89% 31.89% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 654 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 55
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the South West

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South West