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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
New Media
Rank 556 534 513
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing New Media 40 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 24
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£375 £419 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -13.51%
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
17149 16781 15323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.51% 31.52% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10583 10416 8997
Average daily rate £413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 662 661
Average hourly rate £18.88 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

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 3 June 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 15 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 3 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 40 £375 -11.76% 10
London -28 19 £413 -2.94% 8
Midlands - 10 - -
City of London +8 7 £600 +69.61% 2
West Midlands - 6 £248 -
West Bromwich - 5 £245 -
Manchester -4 3 - -
North West -16 3 - -
Salford 0 1 - -
South East -9 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 15 (22.39%) Scrum
3 15 (22.39%) Software Testing
4 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
4 12 (17.91%) Publishing
5 10 (14.93%) User Stories
6 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) .NET
6 9 (13.43%) XML
6 9 (13.43%) Migration
6 9 (13.43%) TDD
6 9 (13.43%) JSON
6 9 (13.43%) Use Case
7 8 (11.94%) Data Management
7 8 (11.94%) CMS
7 8 (11.94%) CSS
7 8 (11.94%) Analytics
7 8 (11.94%) Software Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (11.94%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.45%) PHP
8 7 (10.45%) CRM
8 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Joomla!
9 6 (8.96%) Kanban
9 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (11.94%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) Joomla!
3 4 (5.97%) WordPress
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.49%) InDesign
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Publishing
2 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Test Leader
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Training Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) HTML
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
1 9 (13.43%) XML
1 9 (13.43%) JSON
2 8 (11.94%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) LAMP
4 4 (5.97%) jQuery
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.99%) OAuth
5 2 (2.99%) Ajax
5 2 (2.99%) SAML
5 2 (2.99%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) HTML5
6 1 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.97%) IPTV
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Interactive TV
4 2 (2.99%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.49%) MHEG
5 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.49%) STB
5 1 (1.49%) Photography
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Software Testing
2 15 (22.39%) Scrum
3 10 (14.93%) User Stories
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Use Case
4 9 (13.43%) TDD
5 8 (11.94%) Data Management
5 8 (11.94%) BDD
5 8 (11.94%) Analytics
5 8 (11.94%) Software Delivery
6 7 (10.45%) Web Development
6 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) CRM
7 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Kanban
8 5 (7.46%) Load Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Web Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
1 7 (10.45%) PHP
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) WMI
1 1 (1.49%) Plesk
1 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.48%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Borland
4 1 (1.49%) Quark
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.49%) Cadence
4 1 (1.49%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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