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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Media
Rank 618 591 575
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing New Media 24 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.075% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 36
Median daily rate £373 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £250 £363
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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
17651 17872 17553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.90% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11426 11092 10792
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 688 713
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing New Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing New Media within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 22 £370 -1.33% 4
London +12 17 £370 -35.65% 1
Manchester -8 3 - -
North West -9 3 - -
South East +5 2 £413 -2.94% 1
City of London +30 1 £463 -22.91% 1
Oxfordshire +8 1 £500 +17.64%
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Brighton - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing New Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for New Media.

1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (26.19%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) HTML5
5 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) Matrix Management
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Mocha
6 9 (21.43%) Node.js
6 9 (21.43%) CSS3
6 9 (21.43%) Express
6 9 (21.43%) PhantomJS
6 9 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 9 (21.43%) RequireJS
6 9 (21.43%) Chai
7 8 (19.05%) Re-Platforming
7 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (19.05%) Firewall
7 8 (19.05%) SAN
7 8 (19.05%) NAS
8 7 (16.67%) Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 7 (16.67%) RESTful

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
1 8 (19.05%) NAS
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (21.43%) Mocha
1 9 (21.43%) PhantomJS
2 6 (14.29%) Grunt
3 4 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Designer
3 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (9.52%) UX Designer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Broadcast Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) SAS Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) HTML5
3 11 (26.19%) jQuery
4 9 (21.43%) Chai
4 9 (21.43%) CSS3
4 9 (21.43%) Express
4 9 (21.43%) Node.js
4 9 (21.43%) RequireJS
5 7 (16.67%) RESTful
5 7 (16.67%) Sass
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) LESS
7 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) boto
8 4 (9.52%) ELK Stack
9 2 (4.76%) Handlebars
9 2 (4.76%) OOCSS
9 2 (4.76%) Underscore.js
9 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (14.29%) W3C
3 3 (7.14%) BBC
3 3 (7.14%) IPTV
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Interactive TV
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) RIA
4 2 (4.76%) STB
4 2 (4.76%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) TDD
3 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 9 (21.43%) Matrix Management
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (19.05%) Re-Platforming
5 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) Open Source
8 4 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 3 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Ansible
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Kibana
2 4 (9.52%) logstash
2 4 (9.52%) Nagios
2 4 (9.52%) Zenoss
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
1 4 (9.52%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) BT
2 3 (7.14%) Virgin Media
3 2 (4.76%) Arqiva
3 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.76%) NetApp
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Sony
3 2 (4.76%) VMware