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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Music Industry
Rank 569 552 534
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the General category 0.041% 0.030% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
19752 19885 18307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.87% 40.83% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12664 12395 10868
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
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 447 587 693
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 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 27 January 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
London -5 8 £300 +122.22% 5
England -19 8 £300 +50.00% 12
East of England - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
South East - - - - 1

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (40.00%) Big Data
5 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Google
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) Node.js
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) FogBugz
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Web Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Navision Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 5 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) DataFlux