The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 490 446 472
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +26
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 97 98 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 54
Average daily rate £338 £298 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £294
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +124.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +17.24%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21931 20429 27552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.95% 42.81% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13605 12277 16315
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 £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 643 827
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.54 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 87 £325 +9.24% 40
London -41 34 £320 +7.56% 18
West Midlands +8 25 - - 1
South East -9 15 £350 +22.80% 7
Berkshire -2 8 £325 - 2
City of London -18 8 £300 -7.69% 7
East of England -26 8 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire - 5 £325 - 2
Reading - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 - - 1
North West -16 3 - -
South West -22 3 £213 +1.19% 3
Scotland -6 2 £470 -
South Wales -18 2 - - 3
Wales -21 2 - - 3
Edinburgh -26 2 £470 -
Bristol - 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Northern Ireland +12 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
Wiltshire -19 1 £125 -43.18%
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (33.70%) HTML
2 37 (20.44%) Adobe
3 35 (19.34%) Adobe Captivate
4 33 (18.23%) HTML5
4 33 (18.23%) E-Learning
5 31 (17.13%) Flash
6 29 (16.02%) Degree
7 27 (14.92%) Windows
8 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (13.81%) JavaScript
10 23 (12.71%) SQL
11 22 (12.15%) Project Management
12 21 (11.60%) C++
13 20 (11.05%) CSS
14 18 (9.94%) XML
14 18 (9.94%) TDD
15 17 (9.39%) Publishing
16 16 (8.84%) Telecoms
16 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
17 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
17 15 (8.29%) MS Office
17 15 (8.29%) HP
17 15 (8.29%) Finance
18 14 (7.73%) Marketing
19 13 (7.18%) Games
19 13 (7.18%) MySQL
20 12 (6.63%) C
20 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
21 11 (6.08%) Content Management
21 11 (6.08%) C#

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.87%) Apache
3 5 (2.76%) CMS
4 4 (2.21%) Moodle
5 3 (1.66%) Sakai Project
5 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.66%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.55%) Lync
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Drupal
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (19.34%) Adobe Captivate
2 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 15 (8.29%) MS Office
4 8 (4.42%) Photoshop
4 8 (4.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.21%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.10%) Maya
7 2 (1.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.55%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.08%) Ethernet
2 10 (5.52%) DNS
3 9 (4.97%) LTE
3 9 (4.97%) Firewall
3 9 (4.97%) VPN
3 9 (4.97%) VoIP
4 8 (4.42%) Internet
4 8 (4.42%) CTI
5 7 (3.87%) MPLS
6 6 (3.31%) PBX
6 6 (3.31%) IPv6
6 6 (3.31%) IPsec
7 5 (2.76%) WCDMA
7 5 (2.76%) IPv4
7 5 (2.76%) 3GPP
7 5 (2.76%) ADSL
8 4 (2.21%) DHCP
8 4 (2.21%) Intranet
8 4 (2.21%) STUN
8 4 (2.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) MySQL
2 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.87%) NonStop SQL
4 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) Redis
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Maven
1 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.21%) JUnit
3 4 (2.21%) Selenium
3 4 (2.21%) JIRA
3 4 (2.21%) Hudson
4 3 (1.66%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.66%) WATIR
5 2 (1.10%) Subversion
5 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.55%) Calabash
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (9.39%) Publishing
2 16 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.29%) Finance
4 14 (7.73%) Marketing
5 13 (7.18%) Games
6 9 (4.97%) Electronics
7 8 (4.42%) Banking
7 8 (4.42%) Automotive
8 6 (3.31%) Advertising
9 5 (2.76%) Legal
9 5 (2.76%) Retail
10 4 (2.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.55%) Local Government
11 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Developer
2 23 (12.71%) Multimedia Developer
3 21 (11.60%) Designer
4 15 (8.29%) Graduate
5 13 (7.18%) Administrator
6 12 (6.63%) Consultant
7 10 (5.52%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Web Administrator
9 8 (4.42%) Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.87%) User Experience Designer
10 7 (3.87%) Graphic Designer
11 6 (3.31%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Online Product Manager
12 5 (2.76%) Tester
12 5 (2.76%) Product Manager
13 4 (2.21%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.21%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (33.70%) HTML
2 33 (18.23%) HTML5
3 31 (17.13%) Flash
4 20 (11.05%) CSS
5 18 (9.94%) XML
6 9 (4.97%) Ajax
6 9 (4.97%) .NET
7 8 (4.42%) JSON
8 7 (3.87%) LAMP
8 7 (3.87%) Web Services
9 6 (3.31%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.76%) REST
10 5 (2.76%) jQuery
11 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.21%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.21%) Spring
11 4 (2.21%) Durandal
11 4 (2.21%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.66%) Sass
12 3 (1.66%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.23%) E-Learning
2 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.52%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.42%) IPTV
5 7 (3.87%) Streaming Video
6 6 (3.31%) Ergonomics
6 6 (3.31%) Social Media
7 5 (2.76%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.76%) IVR
8 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.21%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.21%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.66%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.66%) Open Source
9 3 (1.66%) Kindle
9 3 (1.66%) New Media
9 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.66%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Windows
2 11 (6.08%) Linux
3 9 (4.97%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.97%) Android
3 9 (4.97%) Solaris
4 6 (3.31%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.66%) bada
7 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.15%) Project Management
3 18 (9.94%) TDD
4 11 (6.08%) Content Management
5 10 (5.52%) Web Design
6 9 (4.97%) Network Management
6 9 (4.97%) Scrum
6 9 (4.97%) OO
7 8 (4.42%) OOP
7 8 (4.42%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.42%) Web Development
7 8 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (3.87%) Change Control
8 7 (3.87%) BDD
8 7 (3.87%) Low Latency
8 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.87%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.31%) MVC
9 6 (3.31%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (12.71%) SQL
3 21 (11.60%) C++
4 12 (6.63%) C
5 11 (6.08%) C#
5 11 (6.08%) Python
6 9 (4.97%) Java
7 7 (3.87%) Perl
8 6 (3.31%) Ruby
9 4 (2.21%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.21%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.10%) Tcl
10 2 (1.10%) XAML
10 2 (1.10%) F#
11 1 (0.55%) GLSL
11 1 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.55%) HLSL
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) ISEB
3 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) MCSE
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) RHCE
5 1 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) WCAG
3 1 (0.55%) WAI
3 1 (0.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) vSphere
1 3 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) XenApp
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.55%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (20.44%) Adobe
2 15 (8.29%) HP
3 10 (5.52%) Cisco
4 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle
6 4 (2.21%) VMware
7 3 (1.66%) Blackboard
7 3 (1.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (1.66%) Verint
7 3 (1.66%) Huawei
7 3 (1.66%) Capita
7 3 (1.66%) Polycom
7 3 (1.66%) Saba
7 3 (1.66%) Apple
7 3 (1.66%) Symbian
8 2 (1.10%) Dell
8 2 (1.10%) Juniper
8 2 (1.10%) F5
8 2 (1.10%) Tektronix
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago