Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 744 780
Rank change year-on-year -49 +36 -76
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 89 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.100% 0.084%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 61
UK median daily rate £365 £382 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +17.54% -5.11%
10th Percentile £133 £135 £190
90th Percentile £436 £519 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £356 £326
% change year-on-year +3.86% +9.20% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
UK median hourly rate £13.07 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.87% -60.00% +114.29%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.35 £17.00
90th Percentile £37.38 £50.05 £107.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.64 £15.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -18.45% -58.67% +137.79%

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 38,020 34,995 41,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.59% 38.04% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,744 22,977 26,546
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £649 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 872 1,007
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -10.71% +7.69%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 12 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 22 April 2018. 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 -41 78 £364 -4.78% 44
UK excluding London -31 43 £370 +3.86% 32
London -53 43 £356 -10.94% 17
South East -18 17 £365 -28.78% 8
North of England -7 11 £375 +3.45% 6
North West -4 10 £450 +20.00% 4
Wales -8 6 £401 -1.23% 1
East of England -12 4 £338 -3.57% 9
Scotland -34 3 £290 +107.14% 4
South West +8 1 - -
Northern Ireland -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -12 1 £340 -4.56% 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 28 (31.46%) CSS
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.84%) OO
4 23 (25.84%) OOD
5 21 (23.60%) e-Learning
5 21 (23.60%) HTML5
5 21 (23.60%) CSS3
6 20 (22.47%) Backbone.js
6 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
6 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
6 20 (22.47%) jQuery
6 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) MVC
6 20 (22.47%) Front End Development
6 20 (22.47%) Angular 2
7 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.73%) Social Media
8 13 (14.61%) Marketing
8 13 (14.61%) Degree
9 12 (13.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 12 (13.48%) Finance
10 11 (12.36%) Photoshop
11 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
11 10 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (11.24%) Google
11 10 (11.24%) Facebook
11 10 (11.24%) Twitter
11 10 (11.24%) Infographics
12 8 (8.99%) SEO

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 6 (6.74%) CMS
1 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (12.36%) Photoshop
3 10 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.37%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.12%) InDesign
8 1 (1.12%) Lectora
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Dropbox
1 5 (5.62%) Slack
2 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.37%) Office 365
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.25%) G Suite
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) Telepresence
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
2 4 (4.49%) Wireless
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) SMS
4 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) BGP
5 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.12%) HSDPA
5 1 (1.12%) IPv6
5 1 (1.12%) MPLS
5 1 (1.12%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.12%) OSPF
5 1 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.12%) CircleCI
General
1 13 (14.61%) Marketing
2 12 (13.48%) Finance
3 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Military
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Angular Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (6.74%) Network Engineer
4 5 (5.62%) Architect
4 5 (5.62%) Designer
4 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.62%) Training Manager
5 4 (4.49%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.49%) Support Specialist
5 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (3.37%) Junior
6 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.25%) Administrator
7 2 (2.25%) DBA
7 2 (2.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) CSS
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 21 (23.60%) CSS3
3 21 (23.60%) HTML5
4 20 (22.47%) Angular 2
4 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
4 20 (22.47%) Backbone.js
4 20 (22.47%) jQuery
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.25%) Ajax
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.25%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Web Services
7 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) e-Learning
2 14 (15.73%) Social Media
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.49%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.37%) CCTV
6 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.25%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.25%) Podcast
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.25%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) OO
1 23 (25.84%) OOD
2 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (22.47%) Front End Development
2 20 (22.47%) MVC
3 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.24%) Infographics
5 8 (8.99%) SEO
6 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) Content Development
8 5 (5.62%) ITIL
8 5 (5.62%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (5.62%) Pay per click
8 5 (5.62%) Web Design
8 5 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.87%) Java
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) C
4 4 (4.49%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) VB
5 2 (2.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 3 (3.37%) CCNA
3 3 (3.37%) CCNP
3 3 (3.37%) MBA
4 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) CCIE
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) Packer
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Facebook
1 10 (11.24%) Google
1 10 (11.24%) Twitter
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco
3 6 (6.74%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) Adobe
5 4 (4.49%) Aruba
5 4 (4.49%) Dell
5 4 (4.49%) HP
6 3 (3.37%) Juniper
7 2 (2.25%) Brocade
7 2 (2.25%) MikroTik
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.12%) Arista
8 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.12%) Nokia
8 1 (1.12%) Sage
8 1 (1.12%) VMware