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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 507 482 448
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 64 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 44
Average daily rate
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£368 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £65 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £220
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +47.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.51 £38.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £38.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £38.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-58.50% +78.82%

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
19491 19939 18376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 40.82% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12492 12401 10949
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 589 690
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -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 January 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 29 January 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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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 -31 60 £375 +3.44% 34
London +4 30 £375 +3.44% 14
South East -3 19 £363 +11.53% 2
Berkshire +8 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Hampshire - 8 £525 -
South West -15 4 £350 +27.27% 6
Wales - 3 £320 - 2
South Wales - 3 £320 - 2
City of London +15 2 £425 - 3
East Midlands +5 2 £160 +146.15% 2
North West -3 2 £500 +25.00% 2
Liverpool -7 2 £500 +21.21%
Merseyside -10 2 £500 +21.21%
Yorkshire - 2 £140 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £160 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £140 - 2
Surrey +1 1 £188 -58.33%
East of England -3 1 - - 5
Cambridge -4 1 - - 5
Bristol -7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 - - 5
Dorset - 1 - - 6
Cardiff - 1 £315 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Bournemouth - 1 - - 6
Cwmbran - 1 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (21.88%) HTML
1 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 25 (19.53%) CSS
3 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
3 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.41%) Degree
4 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.84%) Windows
6 17 (13.28%) MS Office
7 16 (12.50%) Internet
7 16 (12.50%) Scrum
8 14 (10.94%) Photoshop
9 13 (10.16%) .NET
9 13 (10.16%) Finance
9 13 (10.16%) Firewall
10 12 (9.38%) HTML5
11 11 (8.59%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (8.59%) Web Development
11 11 (8.59%) jQuery
11 11 (8.59%) Java
11 11 (8.59%) BGP
12 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.81%) ATM
12 10 (7.81%) Marketing
12 10 (7.81%) Web Design
12 10 (7.81%) Service Management
12 10 (7.81%) Android
13 9 (7.03%) Graphic Design
13 9 (7.03%) SOA
13 9 (7.03%) LAN

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (3.91%) CMS
1 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Lync
2 3 (2.34%) Drupal
3 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) concrete5
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) Moodle
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) TYPO3
4 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Office
2 14 (10.94%) Photoshop
3 11 (8.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (5.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) InDesign
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) Internet
2 13 (10.16%) Firewall
3 11 (8.59%) BGP
4 10 (7.81%) ATM
5 9 (7.03%) LAN
5 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.25%) WAN
7 7 (5.47%) NAS
8 6 (4.69%) SAN
8 6 (4.69%) Wireless
8 6 (4.69%) Multicast
9 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.91%) Network Security
9 5 (3.91%) VoIP
9 5 (3.91%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.91%) Extranet
9 5 (3.91%) OSPF
10 4 (3.13%) DVB
10 4 (3.13%) Broadband
11 3 (2.34%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.34%) MySQL
3 3 (2.34%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.13%) JUnit
2 4 (3.13%) Xcode
2 4 (3.13%) Subversion
3 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.56%) GitLab
5 1 (0.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.16%) Finance
3 10 (7.81%) Marketing
4 8 (6.25%) Retail
5 7 (5.47%) Banking
5 7 (5.47%) Games
6 6 (4.69%) Publishing
7 5 (3.91%) Billing
8 2 (1.56%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Architect
3 11 (8.59%) Designer
4 9 (7.03%) Analyst
4 9 (7.03%) Web Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.25%) Web Designer
6 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.91%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (3.91%) Creative Web Designer
8 5 (3.91%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.91%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.13%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.88%) HTML
2 25 (19.53%) CSS
3 13 (10.16%) .NET
4 12 (9.38%) HTML5
5 11 (8.59%) jQuery
6 9 (7.03%) Middleware
7 8 (6.25%) CSS3
8 7 (5.47%) Flash
9 6 (4.69%) JSON
10 5 (3.91%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.91%) Web Services
10 5 (3.91%) XML
11 4 (3.13%) XHTML
11 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.34%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Graphic Design
2 8 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.47%) User Experience
4 6 (4.69%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.69%) PKI
4 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.91%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.91%) Photography
5 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.13%) NHS
6 4 (3.13%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.13%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.13%) STB
6 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.34%) IVR
7 3 (2.34%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Android
3 9 (7.03%) UNIX
4 8 (6.25%) Linux
5 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.69%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.56%) Debian
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.78%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.50%) Scrum
3 11 (8.59%) Web Development
4 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce
4 10 (7.81%) Web Design
4 10 (7.81%) Service Management
5 9 (7.03%) SOA
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL
6 8 (6.25%) Project Management
6 8 (6.25%) TDD
7 7 (5.47%) Analytics
7 7 (5.47%) ITSM
8 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.69%) BDD
8 6 (4.69%) Security Architecture
8 6 (4.69%) Data Architecture
8 6 (4.69%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (4.69%) SIEM
9 5 (3.91%) DevOps
9 5 (3.91%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.59%) Java
3 9 (7.03%) PHP
3 9 (7.03%) C++
4 8 (6.25%) SQL
4 8 (6.25%) C
4 8 (6.25%) Python
4 8 (6.25%) Ruby
5 6 (4.69%) C#
6 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.34%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.34%) VBA
7 3 (2.34%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.78%) XAML
9 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.78%) XQuery
9 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Xen
2 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
1 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco
3 6 (4.69%) Adobe
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle
4 5 (3.91%) Avaya
4 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (1.56%) HP
6 2 (1.56%) Perforce
7 1 (0.78%) Facebook
7 1 (0.78%) Aruba
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.78%) Symbian
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.78%) Dell
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) Novell
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