The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Music Industry in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Music Industry over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 587 556 584
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 8 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.041% 0.022%
As % of the General category 0.037% 0.096% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
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£300 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
21809 22823 25773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.69% 42.81% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13398 14103 15322
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 608 741
Average hourly rate £21.07 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £49.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Music Industry
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Music Industry within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Music Industry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Music Industry
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Music Industry within the UK.

Music Industry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Music Industry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Music Industry within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Music Industry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Music Industry
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Music Industry within the UK.

Music Industry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Music Industry
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Music Industry within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 -39 8 £300 -25.00% 10
London +4 7 £300 -25.00% 7
South East - 1 - - 1
Towcester - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry.

1 9 (52.94%) PHP
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) PHP5
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Sony
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) Symfony
7 2 (11.76%) Zend
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MVC

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Music Industry 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 Music Industry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Route 53
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.88%) ProtoShare
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Phing
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) LAMP
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) Smarty
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Economics
1 1 (5.88%) Streaming Music
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PHP5
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Sony
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy