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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Media
Rank 618 599 575
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing New Media 26 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £231 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £250 £312
% change year-on-year
+85.00% -19.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 - -

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
18174 17600 17527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 31.60% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11809 10662 10661
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 683 753
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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 28 April 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 9 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -39 25 £400 +6.66% 9
London -6 19 £375 - 5
City of London +36 4 £515 -12.34% 1
Manchester -7 3 - -
North West -8 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +10 2 £463 +23.33%
South East -3 2 £463 +23.33% 1
Birmingham +2 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) NAS
2 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 18 (33.96%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Data Centre
2 18 (33.96%) Re-Platforming
3 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
4 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
5 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
7 11 (20.75%) HTML5
8 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
8 10 (18.87%) OO
8 10 (18.87%) TDD
8 10 (18.87%) jQuery
9 9 (16.98%) Web Services
9 9 (16.98%) RequireJS
9 9 (16.98%) Mocha
9 9 (16.98%) Node.js
9 9 (16.98%) CSS3
9 9 (16.98%) Express
9 9 (16.98%) PhantomJS
9 9 (16.98%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (15.09%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) W3C

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (16.98%) Node.js
2 4 (7.55%) SAS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) SPSS
3 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
1 18 (33.96%) NAS
1 18 (33.96%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) Network Security
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) Snowflake Schema
2 3 (5.66%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (16.98%) Mocha
1 9 (16.98%) PhantomJS
2 6 (11.32%) Grunt
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Architect
2 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (24.53%) Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Broadcast Architect
5 10 (18.87%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (16.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 9 (16.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Designer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) UX Designer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Support
8 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
2 12 (22.64%) CSS
3 11 (20.75%) HTML5
4 10 (18.87%) jQuery
5 9 (16.98%) CSS3
5 9 (16.98%) Express
5 9 (16.98%) RequireJS
5 9 (16.98%) Web Services
6 7 (13.21%) Sass
7 6 (11.32%) LESS
7 6 (11.32%) RESTful
8 2 (3.77%) Handlebars
8 2 (3.77%) OOCSS
8 2 (3.77%) Underscore.js
9 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
9 1 (1.89%) JSON
9 1 (1.89%) React
9 1 (1.89%) REST
9 1 (1.89%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Data Centre
1 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (13.21%) W3C
3 6 (11.32%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) Wiki
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.77%) BBC
6 2 (3.77%) iDTV
6 2 (3.77%) IPTV
6 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) NHS
7 1 (1.89%) RIA
7 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (33.96%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Re-Platforming
3 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
3 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
4 10 (18.87%) OO
4 10 (18.87%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (9.43%) BDD
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 4 (7.55%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
8 3 (5.66%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (5.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) R
4 2 (3.77%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco
1 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
1 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Tableau
3 2 (3.77%) Arqiva
3 2 (3.77%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.89%) BT
4 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Sony
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