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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank 551 518 453
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -65
Contract jobs citing New Media 40 46 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.090% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.29% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 60
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £590 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00

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
16358 15880 14400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.02% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9828 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 679 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 -26 36 £375 - 16
London -5 22 £375 - 9
South East -18 10 £339 +35.60% 4
City of London +6 6 £425 - 4
Berkshire +2 4 £390 - 2
East of England -9 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -16 2 £301 +20.40% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 2 £301 +20.40% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) User Experience
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.22%) Scrum
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
4 14 (19.44%) Internet
5 13 (18.06%) HTML
5 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
6 12 (16.67%) CSS
7 11 (15.28%) JSON
8 10 (13.89%) Games
8 10 (13.89%) Digital Media
9 9 (12.50%) CMS
10 8 (11.11%) Finance
10 8 (11.11%) Publishing
10 8 (11.11%) Objective-C
10 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 8 (11.11%) Video on Demand
11 7 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.33%) Java
12 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.33%) Marketing
12 6 (8.33%) TDD
12 6 (8.33%) Cocoa
12 6 (8.33%) Analytics

New Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 9 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.39%) CICS
3 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) Jetty
3 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.78%) InDesign
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) FTP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) QlikView
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
1 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.17%) Hudson
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Grunt
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.89%) Games
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Publishing
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Danish Language
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 8 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Product Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.78%) Training Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) HTML
2 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) JSON
4 6 (8.33%) Cocoa
5 5 (6.94%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) RESTful
5 5 (6.94%) HTML5
5 5 (6.94%) jQuery
6 4 (5.56%) Sass
6 4 (5.56%) REST
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
6 4 (5.56%) Django
7 3 (4.17%) Dojo
7 3 (4.17%) Web Services
7 3 (4.17%) Ajax
8 2 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.78%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) User Experience
2 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.89%) Digital Media
4 8 (11.11%) Video on Demand
5 5 (6.94%) Social Media
6 4 (5.56%) Blog
6 4 (5.56%) Online Games
7 3 (4.17%) BBC
7 3 (4.17%) Interactive TV
8 2 (2.78%) IPTV
8 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.78%) iPad
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.78%) Xbox
9 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.39%) iPhone
9 1 (1.39%) Open Source
9 1 (1.39%) DTV
9 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.94%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) webOS
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Scrum
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
4 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 7 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) TDD
6 6 (8.33%) Analytics
6 6 (8.33%) BDD
7 5 (6.94%) OOP
7 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) Benchmarking
8 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (6.94%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) COBOL
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (5.56%) WMI
1 4 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Adobe
2 4 (5.56%) HP
2 4 (5.56%) Lotus
3 3 (4.17%) Borland
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Quark
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month contract - Closing date 5th January
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £425 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Garstang, Lancashire
The SmartList
Rate: £16000-£21000
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £301 per day
Posted: 27 days ago