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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 535 469 496
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +27
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 57 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £147 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £213
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +47.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £38.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.39% +117.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +117.14%

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
20830 20959 19870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.94% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13634 13205 11680
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 572 758
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -60 52 £350 +7.69% 23
London -5 30 £383 +2.00% 8
South East -27 11 £375 +87.50% 2
Berkshire 0 6 £350 +7.69% 1
City of London +8 5 £390 +30.00% 5
Hampshire -15 5 £525 -
Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 1
East of England -11 4 £120 -60.81% 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £294 - 1
Leeds - 4 £294 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £110 - 2
South West -25 3 £311 +13.18% 5
South Wales - 3 £320 - 5
Wales - 3 £320 - 5
York - 3 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Bristol -13 2 £273 -0.90% 2
Bradford - 2 £300 -
Huddersfield - 2 £300 -
Peterborough - 2 £110 -
Cambridge 0 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -16 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - - 2
Cwmbran - 1 - - 2
Dartford - - - -
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 3
Crawley - - - -

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (29.20%) HTML
2 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Degree
3 22 (19.47%) CSS
4 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
5 17 (15.04%) Windows
6 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.16%) Scrum
7 15 (13.27%) Internet
8 14 (12.39%) .NET
9 13 (11.50%) Photoshop
10 12 (10.62%) Java
10 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.62%) Web Development
10 12 (10.62%) HTML5
11 11 (9.73%) Marketing
11 11 (9.73%) Firewall
11 11 (9.73%) Finance
12 10 (8.85%) Flash
12 10 (8.85%) C++
12 10 (8.85%) MS Office
12 10 (8.85%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (8.85%) Web Design
12 10 (8.85%) jQuery
13 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.96%) Web Services
13 9 (7.96%) Linux
13 9 (7.96%) C
13 9 (7.96%) Oracle

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.42%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.42%) CMS
2 3 (2.65%) Lync
3 2 (1.77%) Drupal
3 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.88%) Moodle
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) concrete5
4 1 (0.88%) TYPO3
4 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Photoshop
2 10 (8.85%) MS Office
2 10 (8.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Internet
2 11 (9.73%) Firewall
3 9 (7.96%) BGP
3 9 (7.96%) LAN
3 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.08%) ATM
4 8 (7.08%) WAN
5 5 (4.42%) VoIP
5 5 (4.42%) OSPF
5 5 (4.42%) Extranet
5 5 (4.42%) DVB
5 5 (4.42%) EIGRP
5 5 (4.42%) Network Security
5 5 (4.42%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.54%) Multicast
6 4 (3.54%) NAS
6 4 (3.54%) Wireless
6 4 (3.54%) Broadband
6 4 (3.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) JUnit
1 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.65%) Xcode
2 3 (2.65%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.77%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Publishing
6 4 (3.54%) Advertising
6 4 (3.54%) Billing
7 3 (2.65%) Games
8 2 (1.77%) Electronics
8 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) Architect
3 12 (10.62%) Designer
4 11 (9.73%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.08%) Web Designer
6 7 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.42%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.42%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Creative Web Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.20%) HTML
2 22 (19.47%) CSS
3 14 (12.39%) .NET
4 12 (10.62%) HTML5
5 10 (8.85%) jQuery
5 10 (8.85%) Flash
6 9 (7.96%) Web Services
7 8 (7.08%) Middleware
8 7 (6.19%) XML
9 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.31%) Spring
9 6 (5.31%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.31%) CSS3
10 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.42%) JSF
10 5 (4.42%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (4.42%) Swing
10 5 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.42%) EJB
11 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Graphic Design
2 7 (6.19%) Video on Demand
2 7 (6.19%) User Experience
3 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.31%) STB
4 5 (4.42%) IPTV
4 5 (4.42%) Streaming Video
4 5 (4.42%) E-Learning
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (3.54%) Social Media
5 4 (3.54%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.54%) NHS
5 4 (3.54%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) MPEG
6 3 (2.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) Linux
3 7 (6.19%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.31%) Android
5 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.54%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.77%) Debian
8 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) bada
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.16%) Scrum
3 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
3 12 (10.62%) Web Development
4 10 (8.85%) Web Design
5 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.96%) Project Management
6 8 (7.08%) Service Management
7 7 (6.19%) SOA
7 7 (6.19%) OO
7 7 (6.19%) TDD
8 6 (5.31%) DRM
8 6 (5.31%) MVC
8 6 (5.31%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (5.31%) Analytics
9 5 (4.42%) DevOps
9 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.42%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.42%) BDD
9 5 (4.42%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.62%) Java
3 10 (8.85%) C++
4 9 (7.96%) C
5 8 (7.08%) SQL
6 7 (6.19%) Python
7 5 (4.42%) C#
7 5 (4.42%) Ruby
7 5 (4.42%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.65%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.65%) VBA
9 3 (2.65%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.65%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (1.77%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.77%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) XQuery
11 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Xen
2 2 (1.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
1 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco
4 5 (4.42%) Avaya
4 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.42%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.65%) Adobe
6 2 (1.77%) HP
6 2 (1.77%) Perforce
6 2 (1.77%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Zend
7 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.88%) Aruba
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Novell
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 19 days ago