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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Podcasts
Rank 604 587 572
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing Podcast 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.024% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£229 £135 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.44% -61.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £135 -
% change year-on-year
+75.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.55%

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
17908 16533 16758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 31.42% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11170 10334 9791
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 747 664 832
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Podcast within the UK over the 3 months to 17 October 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 -18 8 £229 +69.44%
London - 7 £220 -
Manchester -8 1 £238 -
North West -11 1 £238 -
South East - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Egham - - - -

Podcast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 (77.78%) Social Media
2 6 (66.67%) Blog
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) Web Usability
3 3 (33.33%) Facebook
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Animation
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) WordPress
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) iPad
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System

Podcast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (11.11%) GIMP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Copywriter
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media
2 6 (66.67%) Blog
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SEO
1 3 (33.33%) Web Usability
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Facebook
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Google