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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 500 499 488
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 94 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 19 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +68.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £190 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £471 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £21.25 £11.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.13% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.34 £11.00 £17.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £21.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -40.54%

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
20939 20206 19785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.07% 38.63% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13277 12738 11879
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 564 644
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.72 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 2015.

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
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 2 June 2015. 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 +13 93 £325 -13.33% 37
London +51 68 £334 -11.00% 19
South East -11 12 £133 -68.82% 5
Berkshire +3 8 £133 -72.10%
North West -9 8 £325 - 6
Manchester -4 6 £325 - 4
Reading +2 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £133 -
Hampshire +2 2 £550 -
South West -1 2 - -
Bristol -4 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £388 -
Merseyside - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - 2 £298 - 2
City of London +9 1 £350 +20.68% 5
Surrey +5 1 £185 -56.47% 1
East of England -1 1 - - 2
Scotland -12 1 £400 -14.89% 3
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £400 -
Sheffield - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £550 -
Guildford - 1 £185 -
Leeds - 1 £320 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 41 (23.70%) HTML
3 35 (20.23%) CSS
4 31 (17.92%) Degree
5 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 29 (16.76%) Cisco
6 28 (16.18%) Network Security
6 28 (16.18%) Network Management
7 26 (15.03%) Firewall
7 26 (15.03%) Internet
7 26 (15.03%) LAN
7 26 (15.03%) WAN
8 23 (13.29%) BGP
8 23 (13.29%) Marketing
8 23 (13.29%) PKI
8 23 (13.29%) Telecoms
9 22 (12.72%) Wireless
9 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
10 21 (12.14%) MS Office
10 21 (12.14%) MPLS
11 20 (11.56%) VPN
11 20 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (10.98%) SolarWinds
12 19 (10.98%) Infoblox
12 19 (10.98%) Aruba
12 19 (10.98%) Spanning Tree
12 19 (10.98%) DNS
12 19 (10.98%) Ethernet
12 19 (10.98%) EIGRP
12 19 (10.98%) Microsoft

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 13 (7.51%) CMS
2 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.47%) IIS
4 5 (2.89%) Immediacy CMS
5 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.16%) Moodle
7 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.58%) Node.js
7 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.58%) Lync
7 1 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (12.14%) MS Office
2 17 (9.83%) Photoshop
3 14 (8.09%) MS Excel
4 12 (6.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (2.31%) MS Project
7 4 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.58%) InDesign
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.58%) SPSS
8 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.31%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.73%) IaaS
3 3 (1.73%) SaaS
3 3 (1.73%) PaaS
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.18%) Network Security
2 26 (15.03%) Firewall
2 26 (15.03%) Internet
2 26 (15.03%) LAN
2 26 (15.03%) WAN
3 23 (13.29%) BGP
4 22 (12.72%) Wireless
4 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.14%) MPLS
6 20 (11.56%) VPN
6 20 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (10.98%) Spanning Tree
7 19 (10.98%) DNS
7 19 (10.98%) Ethernet
7 19 (10.98%) EIGRP
7 19 (10.98%) IPsec
7 19 (10.98%) VLAN
8 7 (4.05%) NAS
9 6 (3.47%) VoIP
9 6 (3.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.89%) QlikView
3 4 (2.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) Xcode
5 1 (0.58%) GitLab
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Hudson
5 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 23 (13.29%) Marketing
2 23 (13.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Publishing
5 7 (4.05%) Games
6 6 (3.47%) Billing
7 4 (2.31%) Legal
7 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Banking
7 4 (2.31%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (16.76%) Developer
2 26 (15.03%) Analyst
3 25 (14.45%) Network Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Designer
5 15 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.20%) Architect
7 8 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.62%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.05%) Web Designer
9 6 (3.47%) Graduate
9 6 (3.47%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Junior
11 4 (2.31%) Consultant
11 4 (2.31%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.31%) HTML Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Business Consultant
11 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.31%) Instructional Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.70%) HTML
2 35 (20.23%) CSS
3 18 (10.40%) jQuery
4 15 (8.67%) XHTML
4 15 (8.67%) Web Services
4 15 (8.67%) HTML5
5 13 (7.51%) CSS3
6 11 (6.36%) XML
7 7 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.05%) .NET
8 6 (3.47%) Flash
8 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.47%) WCF
8 6 (3.47%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.89%) SOAP
10 4 (2.31%) Middleware
10 4 (2.31%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) PKI
2 13 (7.51%) Digital Media
2 13 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.94%) Photography
4 10 (5.78%) User Experience
5 8 (4.62%) Streaming Video
5 8 (4.62%) Graphic Design
5 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.89%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.73%) Physics
7 3 (1.73%) IVR
8 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 2 (1.16%) IPTV
8 2 (1.16%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.51%) Windows
2 7 (4.05%) Android
3 6 (3.47%) UNIX
3 6 (3.47%) Linux
4 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.16%) Solaris
7 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.58%) bada
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) Network Management
2 16 (9.25%) ITIL
2 16 (9.25%) E-Commerce
2 16 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.67%) Web Development
3 15 (8.67%) CRM
4 13 (7.51%) Project Management
5 10 (5.78%) Analytics
6 8 (4.62%) Service Management
6 8 (4.62%) Migration
6 8 (4.62%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.05%) Business Development
7 7 (4.05%) Data Analysis
7 7 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.89%) Data Architecture
9 5 (2.89%) Time Management
9 5 (2.89%) Content Management
9 5 (2.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.51%) SQL
3 12 (6.94%) PHP
4 7 (4.05%) Java
4 7 (4.05%) C#
5 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.31%) Ruby
7 3 (1.73%) C++
7 3 (1.73%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) C
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.58%) R
9 1 (0.58%) XAML
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (17.92%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) HND
4 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.16%) CCNA
5 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.58%) CCNP
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
1 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Cisco
2 19 (10.98%) SolarWinds
2 19 (10.98%) Infoblox
2 19 (10.98%) Aruba
2 19 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.40%) Adobe
4 5 (2.89%) Google
4 5 (2.89%) Apple
5 3 (1.73%) Verint
5 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 2 (1.16%) Mitel
6 2 (1.16%) Facebook
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) Avaya
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase
7 1 (0.58%) Symbian
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