The 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 545 505 505
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 56 70 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £33.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £23.85 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.65 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £33.25 £53.75
% change year-on-year
-57.89% -38.13%

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
21410 22807 26188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.64% 42.88% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 14097 15580
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 £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 606 744
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.65 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.62 £48.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -41 49 £350 +16.66% 26
London +6 33 £325 +12.06% 15
City of London +28 7 £285 +42.50% 13
North West -4 5 £325 +47.72% 3
Hertfordshire -9 5 £360 +25.21%
East of England -15 5 £360 +25.21% 2
Merseyside - 5 £325 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £325 - 1
Scotland - 4 £275 -
West Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - -
South West -31 2 £360 +30.90%
Edinburgh - 2 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £360 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
South East -5 1 £350 +16.66% 3
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Leicester - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (44.44%) HTML
2 36 (26.67%) E-Learning
3 35 (25.93%) HTML5
4 28 (20.74%) Flash
5 27 (20.00%) Adobe
6 26 (19.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 20 (14.81%) Marketing
7 20 (14.81%) CSS
8 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
8 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.63%) Java
9 13 (9.63%) Windows
10 12 (8.89%) XML
10 12 (8.89%) Degree
10 12 (8.89%) Advertising
10 12 (8.89%) Android
11 11 (8.15%) jQuery
11 11 (8.15%) Publishing
11 11 (8.15%) C#
11 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
12 10 (7.41%) SQL
12 10 (7.41%) .NET
12 10 (7.41%) Photoshop
12 10 (7.41%) VoIP
12 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
12 10 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.41%) LTE
13 9 (6.67%) QA
13 9 (6.67%) BDD

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Moodle
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
4 1 (0.74%) WordPress
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) concrete5
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Adobe Captivate
2 10 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.44%) MS Office
4 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.22%) SPSS
5 2 (1.48%) InDesign
5 2 (1.48%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.48%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) VoIP
1 10 (7.41%) LTE
2 7 (5.19%) WCDMA
3 6 (4.44%) 3GPP
3 6 (4.44%) Internet
4 5 (3.70%) UMTS
5 4 (2.96%) GPRS
5 4 (2.96%) GSM
5 4 (2.96%) WLAN
5 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.96%) STUN
5 4 (2.96%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.22%) Wireless
6 3 (2.22%) Intranet
6 3 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.48%) LAN
7 2 (1.48%) SMS
7 2 (1.48%) Broadband
7 2 (1.48%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.19%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) GDB
4 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.74%) Maven
4 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (14.81%) Marketing
2 12 (8.89%) Advertising
3 11 (8.15%) Publishing
4 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.93%) Automotive
6 6 (4.44%) Games
7 5 (3.70%) French Language
8 4 (2.96%) Billing
9 3 (2.22%) Banking
9 3 (2.22%) Legal
10 2 (1.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.74%) Law
11 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (37.04%) Developer
2 24 (17.78%) Multimedia Developer
3 18 (13.33%) Designer
4 15 (11.11%) Graduate
5 14 (10.37%) Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Graphic Designer
8 6 (4.44%) Tester
9 5 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Administrator
9 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Digital Designer
10 4 (2.96%) Instructional Designer
10 4 (2.96%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (44.44%) HTML
2 35 (25.93%) HTML5
3 28 (20.74%) Flash
4 20 (14.81%) CSS
5 12 (8.89%) XML
6 11 (8.15%) jQuery
7 10 (7.41%) .NET
8 8 (5.93%) Web Services
9 6 (4.44%) CSS3
10 5 (3.70%) EJB
10 5 (3.70%) Swing
10 5 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.70%) Spring
10 5 (3.70%) JSF
10 5 (3.70%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (3.70%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.96%) JSON
11 4 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (2.96%) WAP
11 4 (2.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) E-Learning
2 8 (5.93%) Streaming Video
3 7 (5.19%) Video on Demand
3 7 (5.19%) Social Media
3 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.70%) DTV
5 5 (3.70%) STB
5 5 (3.70%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.96%) Open Source
6 4 (2.96%) IPTV
7 3 (2.22%) Statistics
7 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.22%) Handset
7 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) MPEG
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Android
3 9 (6.67%) Linux
4 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.44%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.96%) bada
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.48%) UNIX
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (6.67%) Web Design
3 9 (6.67%) TDD
3 9 (6.67%) BDD
3 9 (6.67%) Analytics
4 8 (5.93%) Web Development
4 8 (5.93%) Scrum
5 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.19%) Project Management
5 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.44%) OOP
6 6 (4.44%) Validation
6 6 (4.44%) Content Management
6 6 (4.44%) Test Scripting
7 5 (3.70%) Customer Segmentation
7 5 (3.70%) MVC
8 4 (2.96%) SEO
8 4 (2.96%) Service Management
8 4 (2.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.63%) Java
3 11 (8.15%) C#
4 10 (7.41%) SQL
5 8 (5.93%) C++
5 8 (5.93%) C
6 4 (2.96%) PHP
7 3 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (2.22%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.48%) Python
8 2 (1.48%) Tcl
8 2 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) MOS
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) MCP
3 1 (0.74%) MCSE
3 1 (0.74%) CCNA
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) Adobe
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.67%) Cisco
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle
5 5 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.96%) Symbian
7 3 (2.22%) Apple
7 3 (2.22%) VMware
7 3 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (2.22%) Huawei
7 3 (2.22%) Polycom
8 2 (1.48%) Tektronix
8 2 (1.48%) DoubleClick
8 2 (1.48%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) Telerik
9 1 (0.74%) Omniture
9 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) BT
9 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
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