The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 17 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 General category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 93 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 25 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the General category 3.26% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £294
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +17.24%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
766 545 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.35% 29.73% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 236 342
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 75 51
Average hourly rate £23.75 £34.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.15% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the West Midlands region.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
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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
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Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (80.00%) E-Learning
2 23 (76.67%) Adobe
2 23 (76.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) Flash
2 23 (76.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 23 (76.67%) HTML5
3 8 (26.67%) Automotive
4 7 (23.33%) NonStop SQL
5 5 (16.67%) IVR
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) IPsec
5 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.67%) ADSL
5 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (16.67%) IPv4
5 5 (16.67%) IPv6
5 5 (16.67%) CTI
5 5 (16.67%) MPLS
5 5 (16.67%) WFM
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) ADSL
1 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
1 5 (16.67%) IPv4
1 5 (16.67%) IPv6
1 5 (16.67%) CTI
1 5 (16.67%) MPLS
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) NonStop SQL
General
1 8 (26.67%) Automotive
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) Multimedia Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Graduate
4 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (3.33%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) HTML
1 23 (76.67%) Flash
1 23 (76.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (80.00%) E-Learning
2 5 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (16.67%) WFM
2 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (3.33%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Adobe