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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 486 486 442
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 92 89 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 40
Average daily rate
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£235 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £140 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
-42.59% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.36% -70.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £21.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 £11.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -56.00%

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
21211 20661 19456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.20% 39.41% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13014 12733 11773
Average daily rate £438 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 601 624
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -9 90 £300 -14.28% 33
London +10 39 £325 -8.45% 17
South East +6 36 £194 -50.00% 4
Berkshire +15 22 £200 -38.46%
North West -18 6 £475 +15.15% 8
Hampshire - 6 £359 -
East Midlands -10 3 £168 +157.69% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £140 -
Leicestershire - 3 £168 - 1
City of London +14 2 £338 +12.50% 7
Reading +5 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 £186 -57.42% 2
South West -7 2 - -
Liverpool -12 2 £488 +18.18% 1
Merseyside -14 2 £488 +18.18% 2
Leicester - 2 £168 - 1
Slough - 2 £124 -
East of England +6 1 - - 3
Cheshire 0 1 - - 3
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (21.62%) HTML
2 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.59%) Degree
3 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 28 (18.92%) CSS
4 23 (15.54%) MS Office
4 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (15.54%) Finance
5 21 (14.19%) Firewall
6 18 (12.16%) TCP/IP
6 18 (12.16%) Windows
7 17 (11.49%) BGP
8 16 (10.81%) Photoshop
8 16 (10.81%) Marketing
8 16 (10.81%) jQuery
9 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.14%) PKI
9 15 (10.14%) Cisco
10 14 (9.46%) Internet
10 14 (9.46%) WAN
10 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce
10 14 (9.46%) LAN
10 14 (9.46%) Network Security
10 14 (9.46%) HTML5
11 13 (8.78%) ITIL
11 13 (8.78%) Adobe
11 13 (8.78%) Web Development
11 13 (8.78%) Wireless
12 12 (8.11%) Photography
12 12 (8.11%) VPN

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (3.38%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.38%) CMS
2 4 (2.70%) Lync
3 3 (2.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.03%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) Moodle
4 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) MS Office
2 16 (10.81%) Photoshop
3 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
4 9 (6.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.35%) MS Project
6 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.68%) InDesign
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
2 3 (2.03%) PaaS
2 3 (2.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.19%) Firewall
2 18 (12.16%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.49%) BGP
4 14 (9.46%) Internet
4 14 (9.46%) WAN
4 14 (9.46%) LAN
4 14 (9.46%) Network Security
5 13 (8.78%) Wireless
6 12 (8.11%) VPN
7 11 (7.43%) EIGRP
8 10 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (6.08%) NAS
9 9 (6.08%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (6.08%) IPsec
9 9 (6.08%) VLAN
9 9 (6.08%) MPLS
9 9 (6.08%) Ethernet
9 9 (6.08%) DNS
9 9 (6.08%) VoIP
10 8 (5.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.03%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.70%) Xcode
2 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.35%) GitLab
4 2 (1.35%) JUnit
4 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.54%) Finance
3 16 (10.81%) Marketing
4 11 (7.43%) Retail
5 9 (6.08%) Games
6 7 (4.73%) Publishing
7 6 (4.05%) Billing
8 5 (3.38%) Banking
9 3 (2.03%) Interactive Media
10 2 (1.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.68%) Advertising
11 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.68%) Local Government
11 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (22.97%) Developer
2 16 (10.81%) Designer
3 13 (8.78%) Analyst
3 13 (8.78%) Architect
4 9 (6.08%) Business Analyst
4 9 (6.08%) Web Developer
4 9 (6.08%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.41%) Web Designer
6 7 (4.73%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.38%) Consultant
9 4 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (2.70%) Business Consultant
9 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (2.70%) Electronics Technician
9 4 (2.70%) Instructional Designer
9 4 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.03%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.62%) HTML
2 28 (18.92%) CSS
3 16 (10.81%) jQuery
4 14 (9.46%) HTML5
5 12 (8.11%) CSS3
5 12 (8.11%) Web Services
5 12 (8.11%) XHTML
6 9 (6.08%) .NET
7 8 (5.41%) XML
8 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.05%) Middleware
10 5 (3.38%) JSON
10 5 (3.38%) Flash
10 5 (3.38%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.70%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.70%) WCF
11 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.03%) DOM
12 3 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) PKI
2 12 (8.11%) Photography
3 10 (6.76%) Digital Media
3 10 (6.76%) Graphic Design
4 9 (6.08%) User Experience
5 7 (4.73%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.73%) Streaming Video
5 7 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.70%) NHS
8 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.03%) Physics
10 2 (1.35%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) UNIX
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (3.38%) Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Debian
7 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.68%) bada
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce
3 13 (8.78%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) Web Development
4 9 (6.08%) Network Management
5 8 (5.41%) Analytics
6 7 (4.73%) Data Architecture
6 7 (4.73%) Scrum
6 7 (4.73%) CRM
6 7 (4.73%) SOA
6 7 (4.73%) ITSM
6 7 (4.73%) Project Management
6 7 (4.73%) Service Management
7 6 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.05%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.05%) SIEM
8 5 (3.38%) Time Management
8 5 (3.38%) TDD
9 4 (2.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.11%) PHP
3 9 (6.08%) Java
4 8 (5.41%) SQL
4 8 (5.41%) Ruby
5 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.73%) C++
6 6 (4.05%) C
6 6 (4.05%) Python
7 5 (3.38%) C#
8 3 (2.03%) VBA
8 3 (2.03%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.35%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.35%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) XAML
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.03%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Xen
2 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Puppet
1 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) Cisco
3 13 (8.78%) Adobe
4 9 (6.08%) SolarWinds
4 9 (6.08%) Infoblox
4 9 (6.08%) Aruba
5 5 (3.38%) Apple
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle
6 3 (2.03%) Avaya
6 3 (2.03%) Verint
7 2 (1.35%) Perforce
7 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Symbian
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Facebook
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