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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Media
Rank 650 644 634
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the General category 0.026% 0.044% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
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 General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19159 22825 22370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.70% 39.89% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12778 14453 13570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 641 531
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Interactive Media
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Interactive Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +11 5 £400 -11.11% 3
London -4 5 £400 -11.11% 3

Interactive Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Interactive Media.

1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) NHS
4 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) React
6 3 (21.43%) Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
7 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Service Design
7 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) LESS
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing

Interactive Media
Top Related IT Skills 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Trainer
6 1 (7.14%) Account Director
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media Account Director
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media Director
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
4 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (21.43%) React
5 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
6 1 (7.14%) Flash
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
4 1 (7.14%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter