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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Music Industry
Rank 574 563 527
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Music Industry 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the General category 0.034% 0.015% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £368 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
20541 20081 19000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.10% 39.65% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12806 12224 11501
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 616 609
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 23 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 4 March 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 0 7 £300 -11.11% 14
London -2 7 £300 -4.38% 11
Manchester - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1

Music Industry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
5 5 (31.25%) CSS3
5 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Google
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

Music Industry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (31.25%) Node.js
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (6.25%) InDesign
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) FogBugz
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Navision Developer
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) UIKit
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
3 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (31.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) DataFlux