The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multimedia
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 112
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the General category - 0.34% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £138 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £285 £325
% change year-on-year +25.43% -12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.15 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +85.74% +54.28%  

Multimedia is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 810 875 1080
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 44.31% 37.19% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 609 739
Median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £538 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 22
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.68 £27.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Multimedia as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Multimedia in Berkshire

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Multimedia in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in Berkshire

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) Power Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

Multimedia
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Power Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Google