Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 620 630 638
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 36 18 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.067% 0.035% 0.088%
As % of the General category 0.22% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 37
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £175 £114 £162
90th Percentile £478 £524 £415
UK median daily rate £350 £323 £275
% change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.90 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.53% +45.00% +25.71%
10th Percentile £15.95 £17.30 £14.80
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.50 £32.49
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +49.09% +61.76% -23.35%

Multimedia is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,616 17,966 18,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.81% 34.66% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,752 10,828 11,750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £249
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 661 729
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.75 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.48 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £23.83 £26.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -8.37% +13.43% -4.49%

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Multimedia as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Multimedia in the UK excluding London

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in the UK excluding London

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK excluding London

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the UK excluding London

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK excluding London

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +9 12 £330 - 6
North of England -14 8 £400 +6.67% 11
North West -4 4 £301 -19.87% 6
Scotland -4 4 £290 +118.87% 2
South West -10 4 - - 4
South East -15 4 £438 +250.00% 13
Midlands - 3 £325 - 15
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 6
Yorkshire -12 2 - - 4
North East - 2 £600 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
Multimedia
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CMS
3 11 (30.56%) Content Management
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Google
7 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
7 6 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) User Experience
8 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) Social Media
8 5 (13.89%) Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) Web Design
9 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
10 3 (8.33%) C#
10 3 (8.33%) Web Services
10 3 (8.33%) Windows
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft

Multimedia
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (36.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) WordPress
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) Doxygen
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Google Tag Manager
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) DAB
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) Skype
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) CANoe
3 1 (2.78%) MSI
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Designer
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Author
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Author
3 3 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Junior
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technologist
4 2 (5.56%) Web Content Executive
4 2 (5.56%) Web Content Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (2.78%) DHTML
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Social Media
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (5.56%) Verilog
4 2 (5.56%) VHDL
4 2 (5.56%) VLE
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.78%) Podcast
5 1 (2.78%) RIA
5 1 (2.78%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Content Management
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
7 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (5.56%) SFIA
7 2 (5.56%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCDP
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) ECDL
3 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) WCAG
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Meraki
4 1 (2.78%) Mitel
4 1 (2.78%) Pega
4 1 (2.78%) Telerik