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 3 months to 28 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.

Multimedia
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 600 543
Rank change year-on-year +16 -57  
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 26 51 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.095% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 68
Median daily rate £325 £256 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.82% -21.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £173 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £455 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £285 £325
% change year-on-year +25.43% -12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £50.15 £27.00 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.74% +21.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.15 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +85.74% +54.28%  

Multimedia 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 18524 19823 21851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.32% 36.81% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12125 13227 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 472 530
Median hourly rate £27.16 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.10 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
Top 21 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 3 months to 28 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 +11 23 £320 +28.00% 39
London +1 15 £325 +30.00% 20
South East +23 4 £220 -26.66% 6
South Wales +2 3 £525 +50.00%
Cardiff +1 3 £525 +50.00%
Wales +1 3 £525 +50.00%
City of London 0 3 £276 -11.60% 10
Hampshire - 3 £125 - 3
Fareham - 2 £125 - 1
East of England -1 1 - - 3
South West -2 1 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £315 +57.50%
Milton Keynes -16 1 £315 +57.50%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.67%) Internet
3 12 (16.67%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) Citrix
4 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.50%) LAN
6 9 (12.50%) WAN
6 9 (12.50%) Project Management
6 9 (12.50%) Banking
7 8 (11.11%) Marketing
7 8 (11.11%) Aruba
7 8 (11.11%) MPLS
7 8 (11.11%) Publishing
7 8 (11.11%) Cisco
7 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 8 (11.11%) Content Development
8 7 (9.72%) Intranet
8 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
8 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.72%) Java
8 7 (9.72%) CSS
8 7 (9.72%) CMS
8 7 (9.72%) BGP
8 7 (9.72%) Smartphone
8 7 (9.72%) Content Management

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 (9.72%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Route 53
3 1 (1.39%) Twilio
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 9 (12.50%) LAN
2 9 (12.50%) WAN
3 8 (11.11%) MPLS
4 7 (9.72%) BGP
4 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
4 7 (9.72%) Intranet
4 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.94%) IOS XR
6 5 (6.94%) Junos
6 5 (6.94%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.94%) NX-OS
6 5 (6.94%) OSPF
6 5 (6.94%) SNMP
7 4 (5.56%) Network Security
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) gulp
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Composer
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Marketing
3 8 (11.11%) Publishing
4 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) German Language
7 1 (1.39%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Designer
3 8 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) iOS Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Digital Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.17%) Junior
7 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.94%) XML
4 4 (5.56%) Angular 2
5 3 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.17%) Middleware
5 3 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.78%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) JPA
6 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (2.78%) Kafka
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) EJB
7 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) e-Learning
2 7 (9.72%) Smartphone
3 6 (8.33%) Animation
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.94%) Graphic Design
5 4 (5.56%) BBC
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) Learning Management System
5 4 (5.56%) New Media
6 3 (4.17%) EPoS
6 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.17%) Photography
6 3 (4.17%) SCORM
6 3 (4.17%) User Experience
7 2 (2.78%) Blog
7 2 (2.78%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.78%) PKI
7 2 (2.78%) Social Media
8 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.50%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Content Development
3 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 7 (9.72%) Content Management
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps
5 5 (6.94%) High Availability
5 5 (6.94%) Infographics
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (6.94%) Workflow
6 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.56%) Scrum
6 4 (5.56%) SOA
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.17%) OO
7 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) Perl
4 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) CCIE
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ECDL
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Nagios
2 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) Graphite
3 2 (2.78%) Kibana
3 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.78%) logstash
3 2 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Citrix
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) Aruba
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Dell
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Juniper
5 5 (6.94%) Arista
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Adobe
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle
7 3 (4.17%) Reuters
7 3 (4.17%) Sybase
8 2 (2.78%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
9 1 (1.39%) MikroTik
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter
9 1 (1.39%) Xerox
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