The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 129 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £263 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-58.66% -
Multimedia
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
812 806 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.54% 31.55% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 445 401
Median daily rate £425 £414 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £252 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 40
Median hourly rate £19.25 £27.73 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -0.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.70 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 2 £263 -
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP