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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 586 551 536
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 54 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 26
Average daily rate £300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £169 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £11.75 £20.31 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% +84.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +46.84%

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
20917 21584 21185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.44% 38.72% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13791 13321 13152
Average daily rate £450 £432 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 535 569
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £43.50 £46.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 27 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 29 April 2016. 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 -57 46 £269 -17.30% 32
London -22 27 £300 -12.40% 13
South East -34 8 £275 +37.50% 4
North West -12 7 £200 -38.46% 1
Scotland -12 7 £400 - 1
City of London +46 5 £300 -7.69% 1
Berkshire -6 4 £138 -31.25% 2
Manchester -10 4 £200 -38.46%
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Fife - 3 £400 -
Dunfermline - 3 £400 -
Lancashire - 3 £250 - 1
South West -1 2 - - 3
Hampshire -2 2 £400 +11.88%
Bracknell -7 2 £138 -17.29% 1
East of England +9 1 £170 - 6
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £170 - 4
Oxfordshire +5 1 £450 -
Bristol -2 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Cambridge - 1 £170 - 4
Brighton - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (27.84%) Project Management
2 20 (20.62%) HTML
3 16 (16.49%) Adobe
4 14 (14.43%) e-Learning
4 14 (14.43%) Degree
5 13 (13.40%) QA
5 13 (13.40%) Finance
5 13 (13.40%) Mobile App
6 12 (12.37%) User Experience
6 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
6 12 (12.37%) Marketing
7 10 (10.31%) Web Development
7 10 (10.31%) Web Design
7 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.31%) MS Office
7 10 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
8 9 (9.28%) Analytics
8 9 (9.28%) Graphic Design
9 8 (8.25%) Psychology
9 8 (8.25%) Social Media
9 8 (8.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (8.25%) Axure RP
10 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.22%) Python
10 7 (7.22%) HTML5
11 6 (6.19%) PKI
11 6 (6.19%) Content Management
11 6 (6.19%) VoIP

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (5.15%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) Moodle
2 3 (3.09%) Node.js
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (10.31%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
1 6 (6.19%) VoIP
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) SSL
2 5 (5.15%) WAN
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) BGP
4 3 (3.09%) DLNA
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
4 3 (3.09%) Multicast
4 3 (3.09%) Network Security
4 3 (3.09%) OSPF
4 3 (3.09%) SNMP
4 3 (3.09%) Unicast
4 3 (3.09%) UPnP
4 3 (3.09%) Wireless
5 2 (2.06%) Telepresence
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Axure RP
1 8 (8.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (3.09%) Hudson
2 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.09%) QUnit
2 3 (3.09%) Sinon.JS
3 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Games
3 6 (6.19%) Publishing
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Designer
2 10 (10.31%) e-Learning Designer
3 9 (9.28%) Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Instructional Designer
4 8 (8.25%) Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Visual Designer
5 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.22%) Trainer
6 5 (5.15%) Development Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) HTML
2 7 (7.22%) HTML5
3 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 3 (3.09%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.09%) Ajax
4 3 (3.09%) CSS3
4 3 (3.09%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (3.09%) jQuery
4 3 (3.09%) React
4 3 (3.09%) RequireJS
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (2.06%) Flash
6 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.03%) Django
6 1 (1.03%) Middleware
6 1 (1.03%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.03%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.03%) SVG
6 1 (1.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) e-Learning
2 13 (13.40%) Mobile App
3 12 (12.37%) User Experience
4 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
5 9 (9.28%) Graphic Design
6 8 (8.25%) Psychology
6 8 (8.25%) Social Media
7 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.19%) PKI
9 5 (5.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (4.12%) IPTV
11 3 (3.09%) BBC
11 3 (3.09%) Life Science
11 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
12 2 (2.06%) Blog
12 2 (2.06%) NHS
12 2 (2.06%) Photography
12 2 (2.06%) SCORM
12 2 (2.06%) Streaming Video
12 2 (2.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Project Management
2 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.31%) Web Design
2 10 (10.31%) Web Development
3 9 (9.28%) Analytics
4 6 (6.19%) Content Management
5 5 (5.15%) Content Development
5 5 (5.15%) CRM
5 5 (5.15%) Migration
5 5 (5.15%) OO
5 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.12%) Front End Development
6 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.09%) Data Management
7 3 (3.09%) Data Security
7 3 (3.09%) DRM
7 3 (3.09%) ERP
7 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.22%) Python
3 5 (5.15%) PHP
4 3 (3.09%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) Ruby
5 2 (2.06%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.09%) CCIE
3 3 (3.09%) CCNP
3 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CCDA
4 1 (1.03%) CCDP
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) JTAG
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Adobe
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco
4 3 (3.09%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) Verint
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.03%) BT
6 1 (1.03%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.03%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Intel
6 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.03%) Juniper
6 1 (1.03%) Omniture
6 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.03%) Siebel
6 1 (1.03%) Sony
6 1 (1.03%) Virgin Media
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