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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 508 533 506
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 95 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 22 40
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +49.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £368 £283
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £22.18 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £14.00 £18.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.68 £24.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -28.20%

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
21860 20735 21369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.68% 38.60% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14034 12918 13010
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 568 635
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 +25 86 £288 -20.68% 26
London +32 58 £270 -24.47% 8
Scotland +10 9 £325 +18.18%
South East -22 9 £133 -72.10% 2
West Midlands - 8 £340 - 6
North West - 7 £325 - 2
Berkshire +7 5 £133 -72.10%
Glasgow +5 5 £325 -
Birmingham - 5 £340 - 2
Manchester - 5 £325 - 1
City of London -3 4 £350 - 4
Reading +10 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - -
Bristol +4 2 - -
South West 0 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire - 2 £298 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 - - 3
Hampshire -1 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £275 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £133 -
Leeds - 1 £320 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Livingston - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - 1 £400 -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (25.13%) Finance
2 47 (24.61%) HTML
3 39 (20.42%) CSS
4 35 (18.32%) Internet
4 35 (18.32%) Degree
5 34 (17.80%) Cisco
5 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
6 33 (17.28%) Network Management
7 32 (16.75%) Network Security
8 31 (16.23%) LAN
9 30 (15.71%) WAN
10 27 (14.14%) Firewall
11 26 (13.61%) MS Office
12 25 (13.09%) TCP/IP
13 24 (12.57%) Microsoft
13 24 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (12.04%) Marketing
14 23 (12.04%) Wireless
14 23 (12.04%) MPLS
14 23 (12.04%) VPN
15 22 (11.52%) DNS
15 22 (11.52%) BGP
15 22 (11.52%) Telecoms
15 22 (11.52%) PKI
16 21 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (10.47%) SolarWinds
17 20 (10.47%) Infoblox
17 20 (10.47%) Aruba
17 20 (10.47%) Spanning Tree
17 20 (10.47%) VLAN

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (7.33%) CMS
2 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.14%) IIS
4 5 (2.62%) Immediacy CMS
4 5 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Moodle
5 2 (1.05%) Lync
5 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 26 (13.61%) MS Office
2 20 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 16 (8.38%) Photoshop
4 14 (7.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
6 7 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (2.62%) MS Project
8 4 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.52%) InDesign
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.52%) SPSS
9 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.09%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.57%) IaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.32%) Internet
2 32 (16.75%) Network Security
3 31 (16.23%) LAN
4 30 (15.71%) WAN
5 27 (14.14%) Firewall
6 25 (13.09%) TCP/IP
7 23 (12.04%) VPN
7 23 (12.04%) Wireless
7 23 (12.04%) MPLS
8 22 (11.52%) BGP
8 22 (11.52%) DNS
9 21 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (10.47%) Spanning Tree
10 20 (10.47%) VLAN
10 20 (10.47%) EIGRP
10 20 (10.47%) IPsec
10 20 (10.47%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.14%) VoIP
11 6 (3.14%) IPv6
11 6 (3.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.62%) QlikView
3 4 (2.09%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (3.14%) Subversion
2 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) Xcode
4 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.52%) Hudson
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (25.13%) Finance
2 23 (12.04%) Marketing
3 22 (11.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.90%) Games
5 12 (6.28%) Publishing
6 11 (5.76%) Retail
7 6 (3.14%) Billing
8 4 (2.09%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.09%) Legal
8 4 (2.09%) Advertising
9 3 (1.57%) Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (16.75%) Developer
2 29 (15.18%) Network Engineer
3 26 (13.61%) Analyst
4 18 (9.42%) Designer
5 14 (7.33%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Graduate
7 9 (4.71%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 8 (4.19%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Architect
9 7 (3.66%) Web Designer
10 6 (3.14%) Junior
11 5 (2.62%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Technical Manager
12 4 (2.09%) Business Consultant
12 4 (2.09%) HTML Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Electronics Technician
12 4 (2.09%) Instructional Designer
12 4 (2.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.61%) HTML
2 39 (20.42%) CSS
3 18 (9.42%) Web Services
3 18 (9.42%) jQuery
4 17 (8.90%) HTML5
4 17 (8.90%) XML
5 15 (7.85%) XHTML
6 11 (5.76%) Flash
6 11 (5.76%) CSS3
7 6 (3.14%) .NET
7 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.62%) SOAP
8 5 (2.62%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.62%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.62%) WCF
9 4 (2.09%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.57%) JSON
10 3 (1.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) PKI
2 14 (7.33%) Digital Media
3 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.28%) Photography
5 10 (5.24%) User Experience
6 8 (4.19%) Graphic Design
6 8 (4.19%) Streaming Video
7 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.09%) New Media
10 3 (1.57%) Wiki
10 3 (1.57%) IVR
10 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.57%) Physics
11 2 (1.05%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.05%) IPTV
11 2 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.38%) Windows
2 11 (5.76%) Android
3 8 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.14%) Linux
5 5 (2.62%) UNIX
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.57%) Solaris
6 3 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.28%) Network Management
2 24 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.38%) Project Management
4 15 (7.85%) ITIL
4 15 (7.85%) CRM
4 15 (7.85%) E-Commerce
4 15 (7.85%) Web Development
5 9 (4.71%) Migration
5 9 (4.71%) API Integration
6 8 (4.19%) Analytics
6 8 (4.19%) Business Analysis
7 7 (3.66%) Data Analysis
7 7 (3.66%) TDD
7 7 (3.66%) Content Management
7 7 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.66%) Business Development
8 6 (3.14%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (3.14%) Time Management
8 6 (3.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.85%) SQL
3 13 (6.81%) PHP
4 6 (3.14%) C#
4 6 (3.14%) C++
4 6 (3.14%) Java
5 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.62%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.57%) Python
6 3 (1.57%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.52%) XAML
8 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.52%) R
8 1 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) Degree
2 5 (2.62%) HND
3 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.05%) CCNP
4 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.52%) Nagios
2 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (17.80%) Cisco
2 24 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.47%) Adobe
3 20 (10.47%) SolarWinds
3 20 (10.47%) Infoblox
3 20 (10.47%) Aruba
4 5 (2.62%) Apple
4 5 (2.62%) Google
4 5 (2.62%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.09%) VMware
6 3 (1.57%) Verint
7 2 (1.05%) Symantec
7 2 (1.05%) Mitel
7 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.05%) Avaya
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
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