Period
to 15 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 6 months to 15 September 2019 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
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 809 811
Rank change year-on-year +65 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 92 89 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.060%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 34
UK median daily rate £400 £356 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +10.47% +13.16%
10th Percentile £262 £191 £125
90th Percentile £575 £521 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £315
% change year-on-year +5.66% +5.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -13.16% +123.53%
10th Percentile £23.20 £12.95 £17.52
90th Percentile £43.60 £47.00 £48.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year +24.24% +3.45% +18.15%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,608 41,509 43,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.27% 40.66% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,159 26,893 28,581
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 1,105 1,075
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.78 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.80 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.57
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.37% +12.83%

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 15 September 2019. 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
England +61 85 £400 +8.47% 95
London +60 54 £400 +3.23% 34
UK excluding London +45 38 £350 +5.66% 73
South East +28 12 £400 -8.57% 16
North of England +19 7 £400 - 16
Scotland +35 6 £268 -7.76% 4
East of England +17 5 £331 -1.85% 10
Yorkshire +15 4 £550 - 8
South West -10 4 £325 - 3
Midlands +34 3 £550 +69.23% 16
West Midlands +28 3 £550 +69.23% 11
North East +23 2 £358 -40.42%
North West +18 1 - - 8
Wales - 1 £350 - 6

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Cisco
2 18 (19.57%) Internet
3 16 (17.39%) Firewall
4 15 (16.30%) Wireless
4 15 (16.30%) e-Learning
4 15 (16.30%) BGP
4 15 (16.30%) LAN
4 15 (16.30%) WAN
4 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (16.30%) SolarWinds
5 14 (15.22%) HTML
5 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.13%) Project Management
7 11 (11.96%) Intranet
7 11 (11.96%) EIGRP
7 11 (11.96%) MPLS
7 11 (11.96%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (11.96%) Ethernet
7 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.96%) VPN
7 11 (11.96%) DNS
7 11 (11.96%) IPsec
7 11 (11.96%) Infoblox
7 11 (11.96%) Azure
7 11 (11.96%) Network Security
7 11 (11.96%) PKI
7 11 (11.96%) VLAN
7 11 (11.96%) Degree
7 11 (11.96%) Aruba

Multimedia
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 7 (7.61%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Doxygen
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.26%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.17%) Camtasia
4 2 (2.17%) InDesign
4 2 (2.17%) Lectora
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.09%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Azure
2 6 (6.52%) AWS
3 5 (5.43%) GitHub
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.17%) Google Play
5 2 (2.17%) Serverless
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.09%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) Internet
2 16 (17.39%) Firewall
3 15 (16.30%) BGP
3 15 (16.30%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (16.30%) LAN
3 15 (16.30%) WAN
3 15 (16.30%) Wireless
4 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (11.96%) DNS
4 11 (11.96%) EIGRP
4 11 (11.96%) Ethernet
4 11 (11.96%) Intranet
4 11 (11.96%) IPsec
4 11 (11.96%) MPLS
4 11 (11.96%) Network Security
4 11 (11.96%) Spanning Tree
4 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.96%) VLAN
4 11 (11.96%) VPN
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Gradle
2 4 (4.35%) SonarQube
2 4 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.26%) CircleCI
3 3 (3.26%) GitLab
3 3 (3.26%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Electronics
4 6 (6.52%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 5 (5.43%) Retail
6 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.09%) Environmental Health
7 1 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 12 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Designer
4 9 (9.78%) Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Angular Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Author
6 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.52%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Principal Network Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) HTML
2 11 (11.96%) 802.1X
3 8 (8.70%) HTML5
4 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.61%) CSS
4 7 (7.61%) CSS3
4 7 (7.61%) XML
5 6 (6.52%) Angular 2
5 6 (6.52%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (5.43%) XSLT
7 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.35%) JSF
7 4 (4.35%) REST
7 4 (4.35%) Spring
8 3 (3.26%) JSON
8 3 (3.26%) React Native
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
10 1 (1.09%) SOAP
10 1 (1.09%) Swagger
10 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) e-Learning
2 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) PKI
3 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.52%) User Experience
5 5 (5.43%) Social Media
6 4 (4.35%) Learning Management System
6 4 (4.35%) Podcast
7 3 (3.26%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.26%) Graphic Design
7 3 (3.26%) IPTV
7 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.26%) Vector Graphics
8 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.17%) IVR
8 2 (2.17%) Photography
8 2 (2.17%) Social Network
9 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) Project Management
3 11 (11.96%) Network Management
4 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.78%) Front End Development
5 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.70%) Analytics
6 8 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (7.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) Content Management
7 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.52%) OCR
8 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.43%) Computer Architecture
10 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.35%) DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.43%) Java
3 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.09%) PHP
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) R
4 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) CCNP
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.61%) CCIE
4 3 (3.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) GIAC
4 3 (3.26%) SANS
5 1 (1.09%) CCA
5 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
1 1 (1.09%) KVM
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Cisco
2 15 (16.30%) SolarWinds
3 11 (11.96%) Aruba
3 11 (11.96%) Infoblox
3 11 (11.96%) Palo Alto
4 7 (7.61%) Riverbed
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.43%) Adobe
6 5 (5.43%) F5
7 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.35%) Google
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle
7 4 (4.35%) Sophos
8 3 (3.26%) Apple
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) EMC
8 3 (3.26%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.09%) Arri
9 1 (1.09%) Avid
9 1 (1.09%) YouTube