The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 552 519 471
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -48
Contract jobs citing New Media 26 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 45
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £435 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16273 16270 14081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.07% 31.04% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9961 10002 8471
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 635 724
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £11.50 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing New Media within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

New Media
Daily Rate Trend

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the UK

New Media
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing New Media within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

New Media Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

New Media
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing New Media within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -44 26 £375 +7.14% 7
London -16 18 £375 +2.73% 4
North West -21 4 £325 -
City of London +6 3 £450 +36.36% 1
Manchester -19 1 - -
South East -24 1 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Crewe - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - -

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Scrum
3 14 (21.54%) JSON
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 12 (18.46%) Publishing
5 12 (18.46%) Finance
5 12 (18.46%) User Experience
6 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.38%) XML
6 10 (15.38%) Migration
7 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
7 9 (13.85%) Kanban
7 9 (13.85%) User Stories
8 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
8 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
8 8 (12.31%) BDD
8 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.31%) Use Case
8 8 (12.31%) .NET
9 7 (10.77%) Internet
9 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.77%) Data Management
9 7 (10.77%) Objective-C
9 7 (10.77%) iOS Development
10 6 (9.23%) Cocoa
10 6 (9.23%) CMS
10 6 (9.23%) HTML
10 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing New Media 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.15%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.08%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.08%) InDesign
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) Hudson
3 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
1 12 (18.46%) Publishing
2 5 (7.69%) Advertising
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) JSON
2 10 (15.38%) XML
3 8 (12.31%) .NET
4 6 (9.23%) Cocoa
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
5 5 (7.69%) CSS
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.15%) Django
6 4 (6.15%) REST
7 3 (4.62%) Sass
8 2 (3.08%) jQuery
8 2 (3.08%) Ajax
8 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) SAML
9 1 (1.54%) OAuth
9 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) User Experience
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.62%) BBC
5 2 (3.08%) Interactive TV
5 2 (3.08%) IPTV
6 1 (1.54%) Photography
6 1 (1.54%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) MHEG
6 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.54%) STB
6 1 (1.54%) MPEG
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Scrum
3 13 (20.00%) TDD
4 10 (15.38%) Migration
5 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
5 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
5 9 (13.85%) Kanban
5 9 (13.85%) User Stories
5 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
6 8 (12.31%) BDD
6 8 (12.31%) Use Case
7 7 (10.77%) Data Management
7 7 (10.77%) iOS Development
7 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.15%) ITIL
10 4 (6.15%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.77%) Objective-C
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Python
3 4 (6.15%) C
4 2 (3.08%) Ruby
4 2 (3.08%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) COBOL
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) WMI
1 4 (6.15%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe
1 4 (6.15%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) Borland
3 2 (3.08%) Quark
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.54%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Apple