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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 532 488 487
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -1
Contract jobs citing New Media 55 56 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 70
Average daily rate £350 £425 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £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
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 18 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 30 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 18 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 -88 53 £365 -14.11% 20
London -19 41 £365 -14.11% 9
City of London -6 14 £365 -14.11% 2
South East -12 7 - - 3
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Manchester -12 3 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -15 3 £325 +8.33% 2
Salford +3 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
South West - - - - 2
Oxford - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 31 (29.52%) Project Management
1 31 (29.52%) Scrum
2 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.90%) HTML
4 21 (20.00%) Marketing
5 19 (18.10%) Internet
6 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 15 (14.29%) Finance
7 15 (14.29%) Publishing
7 15 (14.29%) Games
7 15 (14.29%) C#
8 14 (13.33%) CSS
8 14 (13.33%) BDD
8 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 13 (12.38%) Social Media
9 13 (12.38%) Web Services
9 13 (12.38%) TDD
9 13 (12.38%) Content Management
10 12 (11.43%) Java
10 12 (11.43%) .NET
10 12 (11.43%) User Stories
11 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.48%) OOP
12 10 (9.52%) UML
12 10 (9.52%) PHP
12 10 (9.52%) SQL
12 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
12 10 (9.52%) Use Case
13 9 (8.57%) Degree
13 9 (8.57%) MS Excel

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.90%) WordPress
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.95%) Node.js
4 1 (0.95%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) concrete5
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.81%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.90%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.95%) MS Project
7 1 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) Internet
2 7 (6.67%) Intranet
3 6 (5.71%) Extranet
4 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.81%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.90%) Big Data
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) Subversion
3 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.81%) Selenium
4 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.86%) Hudson
6 2 (1.90%) QUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.90%) Mocha
6 2 (1.90%) Ant
6 2 (1.90%) NUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Maven
6 2 (1.90%) Firebug
6 2 (1.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) RSpec
7 1 (0.95%) JBehave
7 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (20.00%) Marketing
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Publishing
2 15 (14.29%) Games
3 8 (7.62%) Advertising
4 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.76%) Electronics
6 4 (3.81%) Legal
6 4 (3.81%) Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.86%) Automotive
8 2 (1.90%) German Language
8 2 (1.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.95%) French Language
9 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Designer
9 3 (2.86%) User Experience Designer
9 3 (2.86%) QA Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Account Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) HTML
2 14 (13.33%) CSS
3 13 (12.38%) Web Services
4 12 (11.43%) .NET
5 8 (7.62%) Flash
5 8 (7.62%) XML
5 8 (7.62%) HTML5
6 7 (6.67%) jQuery
7 6 (5.71%) WAP
8 5 (4.76%) JSON
8 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.81%) RESTful
10 3 (2.86%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.86%) Spring
10 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.86%) CSS3
11 2 (1.90%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.90%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.90%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.38%) Social Media
3 8 (7.62%) Social Network
4 7 (6.67%) Interactive TV
4 7 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.71%) iDTV
5 6 (5.71%) Video on Demand
6 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.81%) BBC
7 4 (3.81%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.81%) IPTV
7 4 (3.81%) FMCG
7 4 (3.81%) Open Source
8 3 (2.86%) MHEG
8 3 (2.86%) Online Games
8 3 (2.86%) Kindle
8 3 (2.86%) Xbox
9 2 (1.90%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.76%) Android
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) Project Management
1 31 (29.52%) Scrum
2 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.33%) BDD
4 13 (12.38%) TDD
4 13 (12.38%) Content Management
5 12 (11.43%) User Stories
6 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.48%) OOP
7 10 (9.52%) UML
7 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.52%) Use Case
8 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.62%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Time Management
9 7 (6.67%) Analytics
10 6 (5.71%) CRM
11 5 (4.76%) SEO
11 5 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.29%) C#
3 12 (11.43%) Java
4 10 (9.52%) PHP
4 10 (9.52%) SQL
5 6 (5.71%) ActionScript
5 6 (5.71%) C++
6 5 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.90%) XAML
9 1 (0.95%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) Lua
9 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) Python
9 1 (0.95%) Lisp
9 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) WCAG
1 5 (4.76%) WAI
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) OpenIDM
1 1 (0.95%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.71%) Google
2 3 (2.86%) Zend
2 3 (2.86%) OpenTV
2 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.86%) Facebook
2 3 (2.86%) Twitter
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe
3 2 (1.90%) SAP
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.95%) Omniture
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) Siebel
4 1 (0.95%) Apple
4 1 (0.95%) Sencha
4 1 (0.95%) ForgeRock
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