Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 633 618
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +10
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 35 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.063% 0.043% 0.090%
As % of the General category 0.21% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 34
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £188 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -38.42% -10.44%
10th Percentile £123 £113 £114
90th Percentile £476 £388 £419
UK median daily rate £400 £320 £275
% change year-on-year +25.00% +16.36% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £13.65 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.15% -19.71% -28.42%
10th Percentile £12.40 £13.65 £14.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £13.65 £34.32
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +45.16% -34.74%

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 16,661 18,429 17,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.04% 34.21% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,892 11,047 11,153
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £241
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 700
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.96 £26.65 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +0.57% +1.92%
10th Percentile £12.19 £11.72 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.03
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.46% +0.48% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
North of England -1 10 £400 +6.67% 18
East of England - 9 £322 - 9
Midlands - 7 £325 - 18
South East -6 6 £364 +191.40% 15
North West -23 4 £301 -19.87% 5
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 14
North East - 3 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 10
East Midlands - 3 - - 4
Scotland -17 2 £200 +33.33% 3
South West - 1 - - 10
Multimedia
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (40.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) Adobe
3 8 (22.86%) Google
3 8 (22.86%) Web Development
3 8 (22.86%) Social Media
4 7 (20.00%) User Experience
4 7 (20.00%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
5 6 (17.14%) Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) Content Management
6 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
7 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
7 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
8 3 (8.57%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (8.57%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (8.57%) Line Management

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 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) WordPress
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (5.71%) Doxygen
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Google Tag Manager
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) BGP
2 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.86%) DAB
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) OSPF
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) CANoe
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Angular Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Junior
2 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Junior Web Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
2 3 (8.57%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Designer
3 2 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Multimedia Developer
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Technologist
3 2 (5.71%) Web Content Executive
3 2 (5.71%) Web Content Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Web Content Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Web Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (2.86%) DHTML
5 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
5 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Social Media
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
5 3 (8.57%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.71%) Blog
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.71%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (5.71%) Verilog
6 2 (5.71%) VHDL
6 2 (5.71%) VLE
7 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.86%) Infotainment
7 1 (2.86%) Podcast
7 1 (2.86%) SCORM
7 1 (2.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Android TV
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Web Development
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Content Management
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (8.57%) B2B
5 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (8.57%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Infographics
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Online Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) SEO
5 3 (8.57%) Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) ECDL
2 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) WCAG
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Adobe
2 8 (22.86%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.86%) Meraki
5 1 (2.86%) Mitel
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Telerik