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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 544 555 518
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 81 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.34% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.63 £17.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.57% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £14.60 £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £25.50 £42.65
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
23919 21857 22428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.29% 38.64% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15226 13410 13869
Average daily rate £438 £427 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 540 595
Average hourly rate £23.88 £21.37 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -3.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +4 70 £363 +3.57% 21
London +6 42 £363 +13.72% 6
City of London +10 14 £375 +31.57%
Scotland +1 10 £331 +20.45%
South East -17 10 £375 +22.95% 4
West Midlands - 9 £320 - 2
East of England +6 6 - - 3
Hertfordshire +1 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - -
Glasgow +9 5 £325 -
Birmingham - 5 £340 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 3
Merseyside -8 3 £425 +30.76%
North West -22 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Oxford - 3 £400 - 1
Guildford +2 2 £375 -
Liverpool -7 2 £425 +30.76%
Surrey -8 2 £375 +44.23% 1
Edinburgh -16 2 £338 +22.72%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £175 -
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Shropshire - 1 £240 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £240 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £400 -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (32.77%) Finance
2 50 (28.25%) HTML
3 44 (24.86%) CSS
4 42 (23.73%) Internet
5 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
5 40 (22.60%) Degree
6 36 (20.34%) Cisco
7 35 (19.77%) LAN
7 35 (19.77%) Network Security
8 34 (19.21%) WAN
8 34 (19.21%) TCP/IP
8 34 (19.21%) Network Management
8 34 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (16.38%) Firewall
10 28 (15.82%) Ethernet
11 27 (15.25%) Photoshop
11 27 (15.25%) MPLS
12 26 (14.69%) jQuery
13 25 (14.12%) Marketing
14 24 (13.56%) BGP
14 24 (13.56%) Adobe
14 24 (13.56%) HTML5
14 24 (13.56%) 802.1X
15 22 (12.43%) VPN
15 22 (12.43%) DNS
15 22 (12.43%) XML
15 22 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.86%) Web Development
17 20 (11.30%) PKI
17 20 (11.30%) VLAN

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (11.30%) CMS
2 6 (3.39%) IIS
2 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.82%) Immediacy CMS
3 5 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) Moodle
6 1 (0.56%) Lync
6 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (15.25%) Photoshop
2 15 (8.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (7.34%) MS Office
4 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
5 9 (5.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.26%) InDesign
7 4 (2.26%) MS Project
8 2 (1.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.56%) SPSS
9 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.13%) SaaS
4 2 (1.13%) PaaS
4 2 (1.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.73%) Internet
2 35 (19.77%) Network Security
2 35 (19.77%) LAN
3 34 (19.21%) WAN
3 34 (19.21%) TCP/IP
4 29 (16.38%) Firewall
5 28 (15.82%) Ethernet
6 27 (15.25%) MPLS
7 24 (13.56%) BGP
8 22 (12.43%) VPN
8 22 (12.43%) DNS
9 20 (11.30%) EIGRP
9 20 (11.30%) VLAN
9 20 (11.30%) Wireless
9 20 (11.30%) IPsec
9 20 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (11.30%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (3.95%) SNMP
11 5 (2.82%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.82%) QlikView
3 4 (2.26%) MySQL
3 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.78%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.82%) Subversion
4 3 (1.69%) JIRA
5 2 (1.13%) Xcode
5 2 (1.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 58 (32.77%) Finance
2 25 (14.12%) Marketing
3 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.78%) Publishing
5 10 (5.65%) Games
6 9 (5.08%) Retail
7 5 (2.82%) Banking
8 4 (2.26%) Legal
8 4 (2.26%) Advertising
9 2 (1.13%) Law
9 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (19.77%) Developer
2 33 (18.64%) Network Engineer
3 22 (12.43%) Analyst
4 17 (9.60%) Designer
5 15 (8.47%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.91%) Project Manager
7 13 (7.34%) Junior
8 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Graduate
9 9 (5.08%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Junior Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Junior Web Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Web Designer
12 5 (2.82%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.82%) C++ Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
13 4 (2.26%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.26%) Junior Network Engineer
13 4 (2.26%) Insight Analyst
14 3 (1.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.25%) HTML
2 44 (24.86%) CSS
3 26 (14.69%) jQuery
4 24 (13.56%) HTML5
4 24 (13.56%) 802.1X
5 22 (12.43%) XML
6 20 (11.30%) Web Services
7 19 (10.73%) CSS3
8 15 (8.47%) .NET
9 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.78%) Flash
11 11 (6.21%) LAMP
12 10 (5.65%) XHTML
13 8 (4.52%) WCF
14 7 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (3.95%) Sass
14 7 (3.95%) LESS
14 7 (3.95%) AngularJS
15 6 (3.39%) Ajax
16 5 (2.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.30%) User Experience
2 20 (11.30%) PKI
3 17 (9.60%) Digital Media
4 14 (7.91%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.08%) Social Media
7 8 (4.52%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.52%) Photography
8 7 (3.95%) Graphic Design
8 7 (3.95%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.82%) Economics
9 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (2.26%) New Media
11 3 (1.69%) Wiki
11 3 (1.69%) Animation
11 3 (1.69%) Handset
12 2 (1.13%) NHS
12 2 (1.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.30%) Windows
2 13 (7.34%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Android
3 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.26%) Solaris
5 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.13%) UNIX
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) Network Management
2 22 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.86%) Web Development
4 19 (10.73%) Project Management
5 13 (7.34%) ITIL
5 13 (7.34%) Content Management
5 13 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (6.78%) Web Design
6 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.21%) CRM
7 11 (6.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.65%) UX Design
9 9 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.52%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.52%) Service Management
10 8 (4.52%) Analytics
11 7 (3.95%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (3.95%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
2 19 (10.73%) SQL
3 15 (8.47%) C#
4 6 (3.39%) C++
4 6 (3.39%) PHP
5 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.82%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.69%) Perl
6 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.13%) Ruby
7 2 (1.13%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.56%) R
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) HND
3 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.13%) CCNP
4 2 (1.13%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) CCIE
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (20.34%) Cisco
2 24 (13.56%) Adobe
3 20 (11.30%) SolarWinds
3 20 (11.30%) Infoblox
3 20 (11.30%) Aruba
4 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.39%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.39%) Google
6 5 (2.82%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle
7 4 (2.26%) Citrix
7 4 (2.26%) VMware
7 4 (2.26%) Juniper
7 4 (2.26%) Nokia
8 3 (1.69%) Apple
9 2 (1.13%) Symantec
9 2 (1.13%) Mitel
9 2 (1.13%) Avaya
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Progress
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