The first 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 23 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 Miscellaneous 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 537 499 487
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs citing New Media 59 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 71
Average daily rate £365 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14279 12486 14776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.39% 25.76% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7503 8588
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 618 756
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 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
England -43 57 £365 -14.11% 13
London -7 45 £375 -11.76% 9
City of London 0 14 £365 -14.11% 2
South East -16 7 - - 1
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Manchester -6 3 £325 +8.33%
North West -22 3 £325 +8.33% 1
Salford +3 2 £325 +8.33%
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxford - - - - 1
South West - - - -

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 30 (28.85%) Scrum
2 29 (27.88%) Project Management
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.19%) Marketing
5 20 (19.23%) HTML
6 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
7 16 (15.38%) Internet
8 14 (13.46%) Finance
8 14 (13.46%) Publishing
8 14 (13.46%) Java
8 14 (13.46%) C#
8 14 (13.46%) BDD
9 13 (12.50%) Social Media
9 13 (12.50%) TDD
10 12 (11.54%) Games
10 12 (11.54%) CSS
10 12 (11.54%) User Stories
11 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
11 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.58%) OOP
11 11 (10.58%) .NET
12 10 (9.62%) SQL
12 10 (9.62%) Web Services
12 10 (9.62%) UML
12 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.65%) Degree
13 9 (8.65%) Content Management
13 9 (8.65%) Use Case
13 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.65%) PHP

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.92%) WordPress
3 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.96%) Node.js
3 1 (0.96%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.92%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) Extranet
2 6 (5.77%) Intranet
3 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) VLAN
4 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.96%) NAS
4 1 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) VPN
4 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Big Data
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Subversion
2 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.81%) JIRA
3 5 (4.81%) Selenium
4 4 (3.85%) Hudson
4 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.92%) JBehave
6 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.92%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.92%) Mockito
6 2 (1.92%) Mocha
6 2 (1.92%) QUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.92%) Ant
6 2 (1.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Firebug
6 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (20.19%) Marketing
2 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Publishing
3 12 (11.54%) Games
4 8 (7.69%) Advertising
5 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.81%) Electronics
7 4 (3.85%) Legal
7 4 (3.85%) Banking
8 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.88%) Automotive
9 2 (1.92%) German Language
9 2 (1.92%) Retail
10 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.96%) French Language
10 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Analyst
2 23 (22.12%) Business Analyst
3 19 (18.27%) Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) QA Tester
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.88%) User Experience Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Account Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Tester
9 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) HTML
2 12 (11.54%) CSS
3 11 (10.58%) .NET
4 10 (9.62%) Web Services
5 7 (6.73%) XML
6 6 (5.77%) WAP
6 6 (5.77%) JSON
6 6 (5.77%) jQuery
7 4 (3.85%) RESTful
7 4 (3.85%) HTML5
7 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.85%) Flash
8 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.88%) CSS3
9 2 (1.92%) Ember.js
9 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.92%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.92%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Social Media
2 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.69%) Social Network
4 7 (6.73%) Interactive TV
4 7 (6.73%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.77%) Video on Demand
5 6 (5.77%) iDTV
6 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.85%) Open Source
7 4 (3.85%) BBC
7 4 (3.85%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.85%) FMCG
7 4 (3.85%) IPTV
8 3 (2.88%) MHEG
8 3 (2.88%) Online Games
8 3 (2.88%) Xbox
9 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.92%) Blog
9 2 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.96%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Scrum
2 29 (27.88%) Project Management
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.46%) BDD
5 13 (12.50%) TDD
6 12 (11.54%) User Stories
7 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.58%) OOP
8 10 (9.62%) UML
8 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.65%) Content Management
9 9 (8.65%) Use Case
10 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Time Management
11 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.73%) Analytics
12 6 (5.77%) CRM
13 5 (4.81%) SEO
13 5 (4.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.46%) Java
2 14 (13.46%) C#
3 10 (9.62%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) PHP
5 6 (5.77%) C++
5 6 (5.77%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.88%) Perl
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) XAML
8 1 (0.96%) Lua
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) Lisp
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) WCAG
1 5 (4.81%) WAI
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.96%) NFS
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.96%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.96%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) Google
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Zend
3 3 (2.88%) OpenTV
3 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.88%) Facebook
3 3 (2.88%) Twitter
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Adobe
4 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Omniture
5 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Siebel
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.96%) Apple
5 1 (0.96%) Sencha
5 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.96%) ForgeRock
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