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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 524 517 465
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 88 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 17 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £165 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 13
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 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £21.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -35.29%

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
21645 20890 19988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 38.84% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13401 13060 11943
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 £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 566 639
Average hourly rate £22.35 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +1 85 £325 +10.16% 29
London +19 46 £325 +15.04% 19
South East +4 25 £200 -48.38% 3
Berkshire +7 18 £200 - 1
North West -10 10 £325 - 2
Manchester -9 8 £325 - 2
Bracknell - 6 £133 -
Reading -1 3 - - 1
City of London +17 2 £325 +12.06% 5
South West +11 2 - - 1
Bristol +2 2 - -
Oxfordshire -19 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £388 -
Merseyside - 2 £388 -
Hampshire - 2 £550 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Surrey +8 1 £185 -56.47%
Scotland +1 1 £400 -14.89% 1
East of England +1 1 - - 2
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £400 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £550 -
Guildford - 1 £185 -
Leeds - 1 £320 - 1

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (23.87%) HTML
2 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.65%) CSS
4 28 (18.06%) Finance
5 27 (17.42%) Degree
6 26 (16.77%) Telecoms
7 25 (16.13%) Firewall
8 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
9 20 (12.90%) Marketing
9 20 (12.90%) jQuery
10 19 (12.26%) PKI
10 19 (12.26%) Cisco
10 19 (12.26%) BGP
11 18 (11.61%) Network Security
12 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.97%) Adobe
12 17 (10.97%) MS Office
12 17 (10.97%) Photoshop
12 17 (10.97%) Wireless
13 16 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (10.32%) WAN
13 16 (10.32%) LAN
13 16 (10.32%) Internet
13 16 (10.32%) Network Management
14 15 (9.68%) HTML5
14 15 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (9.68%) MPLS
14 15 (9.68%) VPN
14 15 (9.68%) XHTML
14 15 (9.68%) E-Commerce

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (5.81%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
2 5 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.29%) Moodle
4 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
5 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (10.97%) MS Office
1 17 (10.97%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.65%) SPSS
6 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.65%) InDesign
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.94%) PaaS
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.13%) Firewall
2 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (12.26%) BGP
4 18 (11.61%) Network Security
5 17 (10.97%) Wireless
6 16 (10.32%) Internet
6 16 (10.32%) WAN
6 16 (10.32%) LAN
7 15 (9.68%) VPN
7 15 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (9.68%) MPLS
8 14 (9.03%) VLAN
8 14 (9.03%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (9.03%) DNS
8 14 (9.03%) Ethernet
8 14 (9.03%) IPsec
8 14 (9.03%) EIGRP
9 10 (6.45%) VoIP
10 8 (5.16%) NAS
10 8 (5.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.23%) QlikView
3 2 (1.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.58%) Xcode
3 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.29%) GitLab
5 2 (1.29%) JUnit
5 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 26 (16.77%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.90%) Marketing
4 9 (5.81%) Retail
5 8 (5.16%) Publishing
6 7 (4.52%) Games
7 6 (3.87%) Billing
8 4 (2.58%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.58%) Banking
8 4 (2.58%) Advertising
9 3 (1.94%) Legal
10 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Back Office
11 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Developer
2 23 (14.84%) Analyst
3 17 (10.97%) Designer
4 13 (8.39%) Network Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) Architect
7 8 (5.16%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Web Designer
9 6 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Consultant
11 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.58%) Business Consultant
11 4 (2.58%) HTML Developer
11 4 (2.58%) Electronics Technician
11 4 (2.58%) Instructional Designer
11 4 (2.58%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.87%) HTML
2 32 (20.65%) CSS
3 20 (12.90%) jQuery
4 15 (9.68%) HTML5
4 15 (9.68%) Web Services
4 15 (9.68%) XHTML
5 13 (8.39%) CSS3
6 10 (6.45%) XML
7 7 (4.52%) .NET
7 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.87%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.87%) WCF
8 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.87%) Flash
8 6 (3.87%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.23%) JSON
9 5 (3.23%) Middleware
9 5 (3.23%) SOAP
10 4 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) PKI
2 12 (7.74%) Photography
2 12 (7.74%) Digital Media
2 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.45%) User Experience
4 8 (5.16%) Graphic Design
5 7 (4.52%) Streaming Video
6 6 (3.87%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.94%) Physics
9 2 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.29%) Social Media
9 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) W3C
9 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.29%) IVR
9 2 (1.29%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 8 (5.16%) UNIX
3 7 (4.52%) Android
4 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.23%) Linux
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.58%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.29%) Debian
6 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) bada
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (10.32%) Network Management
2 15 (9.68%) Web Development
2 15 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 14 (9.03%) ITIL
4 11 (7.10%) CRM
5 10 (6.45%) Project Management
6 9 (5.81%) Analytics
7 7 (4.52%) Business Development
7 7 (4.52%) Service Management
7 7 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.52%) Migration
8 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.87%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.87%) SOA
8 6 (3.87%) Data Architecture
9 5 (3.23%) Time Management
9 5 (3.23%) SIEM
9 5 (3.23%) Security Architecture
9 5 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (7.74%) PHP
3 10 (6.45%) SQL
4 7 (4.52%) C#
4 7 (4.52%) Java
4 7 (4.52%) Ruby
5 5 (3.23%) C++
5 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.58%) Python
7 3 (1.94%) C
7 3 (1.94%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.29%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.65%) XAML
9 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) HND
4 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.29%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.29%) Xen
2 2 (1.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Puppet
1 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Nagios
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Cisco
2 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.97%) Adobe
3 14 (9.03%) SolarWinds
3 14 (9.03%) Infoblox
3 14 (9.03%) Aruba
4 5 (3.23%) Apple
5 3 (1.94%) Google
5 3 (1.94%) Verint
6 2 (1.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) Symbian
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Perforce
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Mitel
7 1 (0.65%) Avaya
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