The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank - 64 40
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the General category - 0.93% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £11.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+46.84% -38.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 214 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.49% 29.48% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 133 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £213 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £28.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £36.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multimedia across the Wales region.

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Multimedia
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce