The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 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.

Multimedia
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 154 189
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35  
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.15% 0.039%
As % of the General category 0.064% 0.27% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £194
% change year-on-year +25.00% +54.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1559 1825 2679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.75% 53.91% 52.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1488 2073
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 17
Median hourly rate £20.54 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.71% +25.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.61 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.86 £55.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in the City of London

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop

Multimedia
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Infographics
1 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) RapidMiner