The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Music Industry
Rank 583 547 567
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 5 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the General category 0.023% 0.044% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate £300 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21937 20422 27546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.94% 42.73% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 12273 16311
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 £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 649 826
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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
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 16 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 5 £300 -14.28% 14
England -39 5 £300 -14.28% 18
City of London -10 4 £300 -22.58% 5
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Rochford - - - -
Towcester - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) OO
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) OO PHP
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) PHP5
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Symfony
7 2 (18.18%) Zend
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Publishing
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (9.09%) ProtoShare
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) OO PHP
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) PHP5
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend