The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 538 489 475
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -14
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 51 74 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.24% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £126 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -54.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.10 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £33.25 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-57.89% -44.58%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21136 22038 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.70% 43.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13049 13493 15396
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 632 727
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Multimedia
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Multimedia
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England -29 46 £350 +26.12% 41
London -10 33 £325 +25.00% 19
City of London +18 4 £350 +75.00% 12
North West 0 4 £350 +59.09% 4
Scotland - 4 £275 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £350 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -8 3 - -
South East -16 3 £413 +37.50% 8
East of England -31 3 - - 2
South West - 2 £360 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £360 -
Reading +10 1 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 - - 4
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 6
Berkshire -1 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Southampton -5 1 - - 2
Hampshire -8 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 - - 3
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (41.30%) HTML
2 36 (26.09%) E-Learning
3 34 (24.64%) HTML5
4 28 (20.29%) Flash
5 27 (19.57%) Adobe
6 26 (18.84%) Adobe Captivate
7 19 (13.77%) Marketing
8 17 (12.32%) CSS
9 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
10 14 (10.14%) Windows
10 14 (10.14%) Advertising
10 14 (10.14%) Degree
11 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (8.70%) Publishing
12 12 (8.70%) XML
12 12 (8.70%) C++
12 12 (8.70%) C
12 12 (8.70%) QA
13 11 (7.97%) Android
13 11 (7.97%) LTE
13 11 (7.97%) Java
13 11 (7.97%) Streaming Video
13 11 (7.97%) Software Engineering
14 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
14 10 (7.25%) C#
14 10 (7.25%) SQL
14 10 (7.25%) VoIP
14 10 (7.25%) Project Management
14 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
15 9 (6.52%) Games

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.90%) CMS
2 3 (2.17%) SAS
2 3 (2.17%) Moodle
3 2 (1.45%) Sakai Project
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.72%) WordPress
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (18.84%) Adobe Captivate
2 8 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.07%) MS Office
4 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.17%) SPSS
5 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.45%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.45%) InDesign
6 2 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.45%) MS Project
6 2 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) LTE
2 10 (7.25%) VoIP
3 7 (5.07%) WCDMA
4 6 (4.35%) 3GPP
5 5 (3.62%) UMTS
6 4 (2.90%) WLAN
6 4 (2.90%) GPRS
6 4 (2.90%) GSM
6 4 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.90%) STUN
6 4 (2.90%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.17%) Internet
7 3 (2.17%) WAN
7 3 (2.17%) SMS
8 2 (1.45%) Intranet
8 2 (1.45%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.45%) HTTP
8 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.45%) LAN
8 2 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.07%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (3.62%) MySQL
4 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) GDB
4 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
4 1 (0.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (13.77%) Marketing
2 14 (10.14%) Advertising
3 12 (8.70%) Publishing
4 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.52%) Games
6 8 (5.80%) Automotive
7 5 (3.62%) Banking
7 5 (3.62%) French Language
7 5 (3.62%) Legal
8 4 (2.90%) Finance
9 2 (1.45%) Billing
9 2 (1.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (17.39%) Multimedia Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Designer
4 16 (11.59%) Analyst
5 15 (10.87%) Graduate
6 7 (5.07%) Administrator
6 7 (5.07%) Graphic Designer
7 6 (4.35%) Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Tester
8 5 (3.62%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (41.30%) HTML
2 34 (24.64%) HTML5
3 28 (20.29%) Flash
4 17 (12.32%) CSS
5 12 (8.70%) XML
6 9 (6.52%) jQuery
7 7 (5.07%) .NET
7 7 (5.07%) Web Services
8 4 (2.90%) WAP
8 4 (2.90%) Swing
8 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.90%) EJB
8 4 (2.90%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (2.90%) SyncML
8 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.90%) Spring
8 4 (2.90%) JSF
8 4 (2.90%) Ajax
8 4 (2.90%) CSS3
8 4 (2.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) E-Learning
2 11 (7.97%) Streaming Video
3 9 (6.52%) Social Media
4 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.07%) Learning Management System
6 6 (4.35%) Video on Demand
6 6 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.62%) DTV
7 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.62%) Statistics
7 5 (3.62%) STB
8 4 (2.90%) IPTV
9 3 (2.17%) Open Source
9 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.17%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.17%) Handset
10 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.45%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 11 (7.97%) Android
3 8 (5.80%) Linux
4 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.90%) bada
7 2 (1.45%) UNIX
7 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.72%) Debian
8 1 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (7.97%) Software Engineering
3 10 (7.25%) Project Management
4 9 (6.52%) Web Design
5 8 (5.80%) TDD
5 8 (5.80%) Content Management
5 8 (5.80%) Analytics
6 7 (5.07%) Scrum
6 7 (5.07%) DRM
6 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.07%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.07%) BDD
7 6 (4.35%) Web Development
7 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.35%) Validation
8 4 (2.90%) ITIL
8 4 (2.90%) OOP
8 4 (2.90%) OO
8 4 (2.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.70%) C
2 12 (8.70%) C++
3 11 (7.97%) Java
4 10 (7.25%) C#
4 10 (7.25%) SQL
5 3 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.17%) PHP
5 3 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (1.45%) Ruby
6 2 (1.45%) Tcl
6 2 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) XAML
7 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISEB
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MOS
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) MCP
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Adobe
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) Cisco
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle
5 4 (2.90%) Symbian
5 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.17%) Apple
6 3 (2.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.17%) Huawei
6 3 (2.17%) Polycom
7 2 (1.45%) Blackboard
7 2 (1.45%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.45%) Zend
7 2 (1.45%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.45%) Saba
7 2 (1.45%) Capita
7 2 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
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