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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multimedia
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 124 116
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8  
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 3 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.081% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.20% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £200
% change year-on-year +37.50% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.29
% change year-on-year -4.00% -18.23%  

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 761 998 1212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 41.97% 40.55% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 416 546
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.12 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £49.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Multimedia as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in Berkshire

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 3 - -
Multimedia
South East

Multimedia
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Photography
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Power Management
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching

Multimedia
Top Related 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 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Junior
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Digital Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Photography
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Power Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Google