Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 733 829 829
Rank change year-on-year +96 0 -23
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 80 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.078% 0.065%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 38
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.03% +12.73%
10th Percentile £260 £186 £124
90th Percentile £575 £606 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £188
% change year-on-year +3.70% +80.00% -38.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% +11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £36.90 £12.40 £14.79
90th Percentile £44.30 £42.00 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year +64.00% +83.15% -19.71%

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 32,194 41,821 45,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.23% 40.07% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,621 27,225 29,816
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £285 £297 £270
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.16% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1,129 1,112
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +7.32%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% -6.82% +10.00%

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 14 November 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
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 14 November 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 +91 74 £400 - 119
London +86 42 £432 +8.00% 48
UK excluding London +78 38 £350 +3.70% 82
South East +56 15 £390 +7.07% 15
North of England +29 7 £400 - 19
Scotland +39 5 £256 +28.13% 7
East of England +22 5 £331 +2.87% 15
Yorkshire +30 4 £550 +37.50% 8
South West +21 4 £325 - 5
North East +14 2 £358 -24.74%
Midlands +39 1 - - 17
West Midlands +30 1 - - 13
North West +3 1 - - 11
Wales - 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 15 (18.75%) HTML
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) e-Learning
2 14 (17.50%) Internet
2 14 (17.50%) Degree
3 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.25%) Cisco
3 13 (16.25%) Front End Development
4 11 (13.75%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) Firewall
5 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.25%) User Experience
6 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
6 9 (11.25%) XML
7 8 (10.00%) CSS
7 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.00%) VPN
7 8 (10.00%) DNS
7 8 (10.00%) WAN
7 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (10.00%) LAN
7 8 (10.00%) MPLS
7 8 (10.00%) BGP
7 8 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 8 (10.00%) Intranet
7 8 (10.00%) Wireless
7 8 (10.00%) IPsec
7 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder 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 (8.75%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.50%) Doxygen
3 5 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.50%) InDesign
6 2 (2.50%) Lectora
6 2 (2.50%) Sketch
6 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.50%) SPSS
6 2 (2.50%) Stata
7 1 (1.25%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.25%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.25%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (1.25%) Maya
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) GitHub
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (3.75%) AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Google Docs
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.50%) Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Serverless
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) Internet
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
3 8 (10.00%) BGP
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 8 (10.00%) Intranet
3 8 (10.00%) IPsec
3 8 (10.00%) LAN
3 8 (10.00%) MPLS
3 8 (10.00%) Network Security
3 8 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.00%) VLAN
3 8 (10.00%) VPN
3 8 (10.00%) WAN
3 8 (10.00%) Wireless
4 6 (7.50%) Skype
5 5 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
1 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
1 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (1.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) CircleCI
3 5 (6.25%) GitLab
3 5 (6.25%) Travis CI
4 4 (5.00%) Gradle
4 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Electronics
4 4 (5.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Games
6 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.25%) Environmental Health
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (12.50%) Designer
3 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (8.75%) React Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior React Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Author
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Change Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Communications Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) XML
3 8 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 8 (10.00%) CSS
4 7 (8.75%) JSON
5 6 (7.50%) Angular 2
5 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.50%) CSS3
5 6 (7.50%) HTML5
6 5 (6.25%) React Native
6 5 (6.25%) REST
6 5 (6.25%) XSLT
7 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.00%) JSF
7 4 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (2.50%) LDAP
8 2 (2.50%) Redux
8 2 (2.50%) RESTful
8 2 (2.50%) Sass
8 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) e-Learning
2 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) User Experience
4 8 (10.00%) PKI
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.00%) Learning Management System
6 4 (5.00%) Podcast
7 3 (3.75%) Animation
7 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.75%) IPTV
7 3 (3.75%) Vector Graphics
7 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.50%) IVR
8 2 (2.50%) Social Media
8 2 (2.50%) Social Network
8 2 (2.50%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Front End Development
2 11 (13.75%) Project Management
3 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.00%) Network Management
5 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.75%) Analytics
6 7 (8.75%) Content Management
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.50%) Data Science
7 6 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.25%) Computer Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.25%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.00%) Instructional Design
9 4 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (5.00%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) R
5 2 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) CCNP
2 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.25%) CCA
4 1 (1.25%) CIPD
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) KVM
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Cisco
2 8 (10.00%) Aruba
2 8 (10.00%) Infoblox
2 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (7.50%) Adobe
4 4 (5.00%) Google
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Arri
5 3 (3.75%) Canon
5 3 (3.75%) F5
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) Panasonic
5 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.75%) Sony
6 1 (1.25%) Avid
6 1 (1.25%) Dialogic
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) YouTube