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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 633 629
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Contract jobs citing Interactive Media 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the General category 0.012% 0.029% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £498 £263 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.52% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £211 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £370 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £108
% change year-on-year - +272.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
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 17200 20426 21174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.15% 38.12% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11247 13262 12987
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 506 498
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +23.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Interactive Media
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Interactive Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Interactive Media.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Interactive Media in the UK

Interactive Media
Top 2 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 28 March 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 2 £498 +89.52% 1
London +23 2 £498 +121.11% 1

Interactive Media
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Xerox
3 1 (20.00%) Camtasia
3 1 (20.00%) Post-Production
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Camtasia
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Instructional Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Xerox