The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 276 263
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13  
Contract jobs citing New Media 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.074% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £396 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.93% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £343 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £483 £465
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2239 2695 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.73% 30.57% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1604 1604
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 133
Median hourly rate £19.66 £31.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.58% +92.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

New Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

New Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for New Media in the South East

New Media
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 New Media in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for New Media in the South East

New Media
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 New Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Oxfordshire -4 1 £425 -15.00%
Kent - 1 £368 -
New Media
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for New Media.

1 6 (85.71%) Publishing
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) BBC
3 4 (57.14%) Multimedia
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Reuters
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) BPMN
6 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) IIS

New Media
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 (57.14%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (85.71%) Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Reuters
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore