The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multimedia
UK
Rank 544 585 539
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -46
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 48 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.29% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 46
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £13.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.77% +233.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £33.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £107.00 £15.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-65.55% +185.35%

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
16410 19254 19570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.68% 38.60% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10773 12210 12741
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 504 451
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +27 46 £350 -12.50% 18
London -5 19 £350 -15.15% 7
East Midlands - 7 £86 - 1
South East +14 6 £475 -5.00%
South West +20 5 £300 +106.89%
East of England +4 4 £350 - 4
City of London -3 4 £350 -33.33%
Leicestershire - 4 £86 -
Kegworth - 4 £86 -
Berkshire +6 3 £165 -
Wiltshire +2 3 £225 +55.17%
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 2
Bracknell - 3 £165 -
North West +21 2 £400 +77.77% 2
West Midlands - 2 £263 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £263 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £419 -
Nottingham - 2 £419 -
Scotland +22 1 - -
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -6 1 £513 -6.81%
Chippenham -6 1 £225 -
Derby - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
County Antrim - 1 £135 -
Belfast - 1 £135 -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 22 (22.68%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
4 14 (14.43%) CSS
5 13 (13.40%) Java
5 13 (13.40%) Finance
5 13 (13.40%) Marketing
5 13 (13.40%) User Experience
6 12 (12.37%) CMS
6 12 (12.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
7 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.34%) SQL
7 11 (11.34%) Adobe
7 11 (11.34%) Project Management
7 11 (11.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (11.34%) Content Management
7 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.31%) Infographics
8 10 (10.31%) QA
9 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.28%) Games
9 9 (9.28%) Degree
9 9 (9.28%) Scrum
9 9 (9.28%) Test Strategy
10 8 (8.25%) .NET
11 7 (7.22%) MS Office
11 7 (7.22%) Apple
11 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management

Multimedia
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 12 (12.37%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) Drupal
3 2 (2.06%) WordPress
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) Moodle
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
2 12 (12.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
3 11 (11.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.22%) MS Office
5 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (2.06%) InDesign
7 2 (2.06%) Weka
8 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.03%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.03%) Edge Animate
8 1 (1.03%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (3.09%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.09%) Route 53
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Wireless
2 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) Intranet
2 6 (6.19%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) BGP
4 3 (3.09%) HSRP
4 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
4 3 (3.09%) OSPF
4 3 (3.09%) PPP
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) CTI
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) SSH
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) HBase
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) Riak
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) Robolectric
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
1 13 (13.40%) Marketing
2 9 (9.28%) Games
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Designer
3 7 (7.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.19%) Content Editor
4 6 (6.19%) Digital Content Editor
4 6 (6.19%) Digital Editor
4 6 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (6.19%) Junior
5 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Audio Visual Technician
6 4 (4.12%) Digital Designer
6 4 (4.12%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 4 (4.12%) Junior Designer
6 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Tester
7 3 (3.09%) Broadcast Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Content Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) HTML
2 14 (14.43%) CSS
3 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.19%) HTML5
6 5 (5.15%) CSS3
7 4 (4.12%) jQuery
7 4 (4.12%) XML
8 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.09%) Flash
9 2 (2.06%) Angular 2
9 2 (2.06%) JSON
9 2 (2.06%) Qt
9 2 (2.06%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.06%) VXML
9 2 (2.06%) Web Services
10 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.03%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) User Experience
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Copywriting
3 6 (6.19%) EPoS
3 6 (6.19%) Video Editing
4 5 (5.15%) Social Media
5 4 (4.12%) e-Learning
5 4 (4.12%) Motion Graphics
5 4 (4.12%) Photography
6 3 (3.09%) Animation
6 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.09%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.06%) STB
8 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Android
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) NetWare
4 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.06%) AIX
5 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.34%) Content Management
2 11 (11.34%) Project Management
3 10 (10.31%) Infographics
4 9 (9.28%) Scrum
4 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
4 9 (9.28%) Test Strategy
5 7 (7.22%) SDLC
5 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.19%) Functional Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.19%) Service Design
6 6 (6.19%) Service Management
6 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.12%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.12%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL
8 4 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) Java
2 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.34%) SQL
3 4 (4.12%) C
3 4 (4.12%) Python
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) C++
4 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) R
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.09%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (2.06%) CCA
4 2 (2.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CCIE
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MBA
5 1 (1.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Adobe
2 7 (7.22%) Apple
3 5 (5.15%) HP
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) Avaya
4 2 (2.06%) Genesys
4 2 (2.06%) RapidMiner
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Bomgar
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) Google
5 1 (1.03%) Mapbox
5 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Xerox