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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 536 565 507
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -58
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 92 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 40
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £471 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.63 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.57% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £14.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £25.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.89%

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
22893 21142 22003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.13% 38.66% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14668 13052 13464
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 631
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £41.98 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 83 £288 -17.85% 40
London +24 57 £275 -15.38% 16
South East -6 10 £175 -57.57% 12
City of London -2 9 £400 +14.28% 7
West Midlands - 9 £320 - 2
Scotland +5 8 £325 +18.18% 3
Berkshire +11 6 £154 -67.63% 2
Glasgow +13 5 £325 - 3
Birmingham - 5 £340 - 1
North West -19 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Reading 0 3 - - 2
Merseyside -13 3 £425 +21.42%
Oxford - 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 3
Liverpool -12 2 £425 +21.42%
Yorkshire -27 2 £298 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
East of England 0 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire -13 1 - -
West Yorkshire -24 1 £320 - 2
Leeds -29 1 £320 - 1
Manchester - 1 £325 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £133 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £240 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (27.84%) Finance
2 48 (27.27%) HTML
3 39 (22.16%) CSS
4 37 (21.02%) Internet
4 37 (21.02%) Degree
5 35 (19.89%) Cisco
6 33 (18.75%) Network Management
7 32 (18.18%) Network Security
7 32 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 31 (17.61%) LAN
9 30 (17.05%) WAN
10 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
11 25 (14.20%) Firewall
12 24 (13.64%) Marketing
12 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (13.07%) MPLS
14 22 (12.50%) VPN
14 22 (12.50%) DNS
15 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
15 21 (11.93%) Wireless
15 21 (11.93%) Telecoms
15 21 (11.93%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (11.93%) 802.1X
16 20 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
16 20 (11.36%) SolarWinds
16 20 (11.36%) Infoblox
16 20 (11.36%) Aruba
16 20 (11.36%) IPsec
16 20 (11.36%) VLAN
16 20 (11.36%) PKI

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (9.09%) CMS
2 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.41%) IIS
4 5 (2.84%) Immediacy CMS
4 5 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.70%) Moodle
6 2 (1.14%) Lync
6 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Photoshop
2 19 (10.80%) MS Office
3 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
4 11 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
6 7 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (2.84%) MS Project
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.57%) InDesign
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.57%) SPSS
9 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.70%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.70%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.02%) Internet
2 32 (18.18%) Network Security
3 31 (17.61%) LAN
4 30 (17.05%) WAN
5 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
6 25 (14.20%) Firewall
7 23 (13.07%) MPLS
8 22 (12.50%) VPN
8 22 (12.50%) DNS
9 21 (11.93%) Wireless
9 21 (11.93%) Ethernet
9 21 (11.93%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
10 20 (11.36%) VLAN
10 20 (11.36%) IPsec
10 20 (11.36%) BGP
10 20 (11.36%) EIGRP
11 7 (3.98%) Unified Communications
12 6 (3.41%) IPv6
12 6 (3.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.84%) QlikView
3 3 (1.70%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.84%) Subversion
4 3 (1.70%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 49 (27.84%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Marketing
3 21 (11.93%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.82%) Games
4 12 (6.82%) Retail
5 11 (6.25%) Publishing
6 4 (2.27%) Billing
6 4 (2.27%) Legal
6 4 (2.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.70%) Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Law
8 2 (1.14%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (16.48%) Network Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Developer
3 22 (12.50%) Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Designer
5 13 (7.39%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Graduate
7 9 (5.11%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Junior
8 8 (4.55%) Web Designer
9 5 (2.84%) C++ Developer
9 5 (2.84%) Architect
10 4 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (2.27%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.27%) Consultant
10 4 (2.27%) Technical Manager
10 4 (2.27%) Instructional Designer
10 4 (2.27%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.27%) HTML
2 39 (22.16%) CSS
3 21 (11.93%) 802.1X
4 18 (10.23%) Web Services
4 18 (10.23%) XML
5 16 (9.09%) jQuery
6 15 (8.52%) HTML5
7 13 (7.39%) Flash
8 12 (6.82%) XHTML
9 10 (5.68%) CSS3
10 9 (5.11%) .NET
11 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.98%) WCF
13 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.84%) LAMP
13 5 (2.84%) SOAP
13 5 (2.84%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.84%) Entity Framework
14 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) PKI
2 17 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.52%) User Experience
4 14 (7.95%) Digital Media
5 11 (6.25%) Photography
6 10 (5.68%) Graphic Design
7 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.55%) Streaming Video
9 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
11 4 (2.27%) Social Media
11 4 (2.27%) New Media
12 3 (1.70%) Wiki
13 2 (1.14%) IPTV
13 2 (1.14%) IVR
13 2 (1.14%) NHS
13 2 (1.14%) W3C
13 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (4.55%) Linux
3 7 (3.98%) Android
3 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.70%) UNIX
4 3 (1.70%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) Network Management
2 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.66%) Project Management
3 17 (9.66%) Web Development
4 14 (7.95%) CRM
4 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
5 12 (6.82%) ITIL
6 9 (5.11%) Content Management
6 9 (5.11%) Migration
6 9 (5.11%) Business Analysis
7 7 (3.98%) Data Analysis
7 7 (3.98%) Business Development
7 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.98%) API Integration
8 6 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (3.41%) Analytics
8 6 (3.41%) TDD
8 6 (3.41%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.41%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.66%) SQL
3 9 (5.11%) C#
3 9 (5.11%) PHP
4 6 (3.41%) C++
5 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.84%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.70%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) HND
3 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) CCNP
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (19.89%) Cisco
2 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.36%) Adobe
2 20 (11.36%) SolarWinds
2 20 (11.36%) Infoblox
2 20 (11.36%) Aruba
3 5 (2.84%) Google
3 5 (2.84%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.27%) VMware
5 3 (1.70%) Verint
6 2 (1.14%) Symantec
6 2 (1.14%) Mitel
6 2 (1.14%) Apple
6 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle
6 2 (1.14%) Avaya
7 1 (0.57%) Veritas
7 1 (0.57%) Sybase
7 1 (0.57%) EMC
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago