The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive Media in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Interactive Media over the 3 months to 29 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.

Interactive Media
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 639 624
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15  
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 8 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the General category 0.043% 0.051% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
10th Percentile £291 £274 £311
90th Percentile £398 £363 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Interactive Media is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18557 19753 22193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.39% 36.78% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19860 20072 22421
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £294 £269 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 669 725
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.77% -  
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.63 £48.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Interactive Media
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Interactive Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Interactive Media in the UK

Interactive Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Interactive Media in the UK

Interactive Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Interactive Media over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Interactive Media in the UK

Interactive Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Interactive Media in the UK

Interactive Media
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive Media within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +27 8 £300 -
UK excluding London +66 5 £300 -7.69%
East of England - 4 £300 -
London +1 3 £325 +8.33%
North of England - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Interactive Media.

1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) CSS3
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) User Experience
6 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (30.00%) Sass
7 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) NHS
7 3 (30.00%) W3C
8 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (20.00%) SEO
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) WCF

Interactive Media
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Camtasia
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Composer
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior UI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (30.00%) Sass
7 2 (20.00%) WCF
8 1 (10.00%) Flash
8 1 (10.00%) Handlebars
8 1 (10.00%) JSON
8 1 (10.00%) React
8 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 3 (30.00%) W3C
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) A/B Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Iconography
4 1 (10.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WAI
1 2 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Monetate
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Xerox