The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Podcast in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Podcast over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Podcasts
Rank 576 560 525
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Contract jobs citing Podcast 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.007% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 -
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
15183 14896 13614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.60% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9578 9211 8157
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 611 806
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.86 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Podcast
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Podcast within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Podcast Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Podcast
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Podcast within the UK.

Podcast Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Podcast
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Podcast within the UK.

Podcast Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Podcast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Podcast 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 Podcast.

1 7 (87.50%) Social Media
2 6 (75.00%) Blog
3 4 (50.00%) Facebook
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter
4 2 (25.00%) Web Usability
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
5 1 (12.50%) GIMP
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5

Podcast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Podcast 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 Podcast. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (12.50%) GIMP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Copywriter
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Social Media
2 6 (75.00%) Blog
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SEO
1 2 (25.00%) Web Usability
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Facebook
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Google