The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 567 603 575
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -28
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 54 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.30% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 44
Median daily rate £300 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £177 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £23.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +111.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-58.66% -

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
17835 21504 21733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.84% 38.94% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11822 13605 13935
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 576 508
Median hourly rate £23.88 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.23 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 50 £288 -25.80% 35
London +12 24 £205 -49.38% 13
South West +19 6 £325 +124.13% 3
East of England +6 5 £330 +9.83% 3
South East +25 4 £425 +7.59% 3
Leicestershire - 4 £86 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £309 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £86 - 7
Kegworth - 4 £86 -
North West +9 3 £400 +3.22% 3
Wiltshire -3 3 £275 +89.65%
West Yorkshire +22 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +15 2 - - 2
Scotland +13 2 £413 -13.15%
Chippenham -4 2 £275 -
West Midlands -7 2 £263 - 1
Birmingham -8 2 £263 -
City of London - 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 £375 - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - - 3
Bristol - 2 £350 - 3
Edinburgh +22 1 £413 -13.15%
Cardiff +10 1 £400 +22.13%
Berkshire +9 1 - -
South Wales +4 1 £400 +22.13%
Wales -6 1 £400 +22.13%
Essex - 1 £350 -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 24 (23.53%) HTML
2 21 (20.59%) Windows
3 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.65%) Finance
5 17 (16.67%) User Experience
6 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (12.75%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) Java
6 13 (12.75%) SQL
6 13 (12.75%) Marketing
7 12 (11.76%) .NET
7 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 11 (10.78%) Adobe
8 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.78%) CMS
8 11 (10.78%) Games
9 10 (9.80%) Photoshop
9 10 (9.80%) CSS
9 10 (9.80%) Content Management
9 10 (9.80%) Infographics
10 9 (8.82%) HTML5
10 9 (8.82%) Test Strategy
10 9 (8.82%) QA
10 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.82%) MS Office
10 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 9 (8.82%) Scrum
11 8 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (7.84%) Streaming Video
11 8 (7.84%) Wireless

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.78%) CMS
2 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) Drupal
3 2 (1.96%) WordPress
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) Moodle
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.80%) Photoshop
3 9 (8.82%) MS Office
4 8 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.96%) InDesign
7 2 (1.96%) Weka
8 1 (0.98%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.98%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.98%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.94%) Route 53
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Wireless
2 7 (6.86%) Intranet
2 7 (6.86%) Unified Communications
3 6 (5.88%) LAN
4 5 (4.90%) Internet
4 5 (4.90%) WAN
5 4 (3.92%) BGP
5 4 (3.92%) HSRP
5 4 (3.92%) OSPF
6 3 (2.94%) DHCP
6 3 (2.94%) DNS
6 3 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.94%) MPLS
6 3 (2.94%) PPP
6 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.94%) VoIP
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.96%) CTI
7 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) HBase
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.98%) Redis
4 1 (0.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.92%) Subversion
3 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.98%) Robolectric
General
1 18 (17.65%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Marketing
3 11 (10.78%) Games
4 6 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Designer
4 8 (7.84%) Content Editor
4 8 (7.84%) Digital Content Editor
4 8 (7.84%) Digital Editor
5 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Content Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Digital Content Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 4 (3.92%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Tester
8 3 (2.94%) Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) HTML
2 12 (11.76%) .NET
3 10 (9.80%) CSS
4 9 (8.82%) HTML5
5 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.90%) Web Services
7 4 (3.92%) CSS3
7 4 (3.92%) jQuery
7 4 (3.92%) XML
8 3 (2.94%) Flash
9 2 (1.96%) JSON
9 2 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.96%) VXML
10 1 (0.98%) Ajax
10 1 (0.98%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.98%) HEVC
10 1 (0.98%) React
10 1 (0.98%) Spring
10 1 (0.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) User Experience
2 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Copywriting
3 8 (7.84%) Streaming Video
3 8 (7.84%) Video Editing
4 6 (5.88%) EPoS
5 5 (4.90%) Social Media
6 4 (3.92%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (2.94%) Animation
7 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.94%) Clustering
7 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.94%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.96%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.96%) Statistics
8 2 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
3 5 (4.90%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.94%) NetWare
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.96%) AIX
6 2 (1.96%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.75%) Project Management
3 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.80%) Content Management
4 10 (9.80%) Infographics
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum
5 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.82%) Test Strategy
6 8 (7.84%) SDLC
6 8 (7.84%) Service Design
7 7 (6.86%) ITIL
7 7 (6.86%) Service Management
8 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (3.92%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.92%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) Java
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.88%) C++
4 5 (4.90%) C
4 5 (4.90%) C#
5 3 (2.94%) PHP
5 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.96%) Python
6 2 (1.96%) R
7 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.94%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (1.96%) CCA
5 2 (1.96%) HNC
6 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CCIE
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) MBA
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Adobe
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Apple
4 6 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Avaya
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) Genesys
6 2 (1.96%) RapidMiner
6 2 (1.96%) Saba
7 1 (0.98%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.98%) Bomgar
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.98%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) Xerox
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