The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Media
Rank 622 596 589
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the General category 0.020% 0.045% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £281 £420 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £140 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19957 19888 19734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.71% 38.87% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12841 12637 12127
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 436 624
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Interactive Media Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive Media within the UK.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive Media
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Interactive Media Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Interactive Media
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media within the UK.

Interactive Media Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive Media
Top 3 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 14 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
London +3 4 £281 -34.59% 3
England -14 4 £281 -33.03% 3
City of London +46 2 £234 - 1

Interactive Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) Games
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Memcached
5 5 (31.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) AppFabric
6 4 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (25.00%) NHS
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Azure Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) AppFabric
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Memcached
3 5 (31.25%) REST
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (6.25%) Iconography
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
5 1 (6.25%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Typography
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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