The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media 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 New Media over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
New Media
Rank 133 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing New Media 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £248 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £250 £312
% change year-on-year
+85.00% -19.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 - -
New Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
706 730 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.52% 27.28% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 433 304
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 66
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

New Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

New Media Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

New Media
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 New Media within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +2 1 - -
New Media
England

New Media
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media

New Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing New Media 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 New Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design