The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 269 243
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26  
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 5 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.082% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.25% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £625 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +127.27% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £133 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £435 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £200 £263
% change year-on-year +87.50% -23.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.15 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.15 £12.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year +301.20% -22.61%  

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2855 3198 3418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.02% 32.80% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1772 1773
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in the South East

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the South East

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Berkshire +17 2 - -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £625 +38.88%
Hampshire +3 1 - - 1
Multimedia
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Photography
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
1 4 (36.36%) New Media
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) BBC
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (27.27%) Reuters
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) BCP
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Multimedia
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Digital Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Field Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) BBC
1 4 (36.36%) New Media
1 4 (36.36%) Photography
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Power Management
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) QMS
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Reuters
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Google