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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £83.75 £15.29 -
% change year-on-year
+447.83% -
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
705 716 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 32.83% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 384 371
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 46
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.79 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.53% -10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.39 £11.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) SCORM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (100.00%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe