The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 23 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.

New Media
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 147
Contract jobs citing New Media 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.078% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £425 £250
% change year-on-year -6.76% +70.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

New Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 939 1194 977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.91% 31.22% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 710 553
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 61
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

New Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing New Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for New Media in the North West

New Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for New Media in the North West

New Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for New Media in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing New Media 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 North West region with a requirement for New Media.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

New Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C