Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 802 782
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 -29
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 73 97 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 74
UK median daily rate £320 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -24.14% +3.57%
10th Percentile £124 £148 £168
90th Percentile £450 £445 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £305 £340
% change year-on-year -38.42% -10.44% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -34.74% +35.71%
10th Percentile £14.79 £13.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £46.15 £30.66 £39.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £17.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -19.71% -28.42% +69.64%

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 41003 38515 45033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.74% 36.53% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27141 25564 28613
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 937 1216
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.46% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.86 £47.50 £48.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +1.92% +13.04%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 8 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 November 2017. 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 -7 62 £323 +7.50% 26
London -29 46 £325 +35.42% 9
UK excluding London +2 23 £188 -38.42% 18
South East +7 10 £125 -60.00% 6
North of England +68 5 £375 +15.38% 5
North West +11 5 £375 +15.38% 3
Scotland -10 5 £150 -45.45% 1
Wales +21 3 £300 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 16 (21.92%) Finance
1 16 (21.92%) Marketing
2 15 (20.55%) HTML
2 15 (20.55%) CSS
3 14 (19.18%) Project Management
3 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
6 11 (15.07%) Infographics
7 9 (12.33%) Twitter
7 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (12.33%) OO
7 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (12.33%) Degree
7 9 (12.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (12.33%) Social Media
8 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
8 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 8 (10.96%) Cisco
8 8 (10.96%) Facebook
8 8 (10.96%) User Experience
9 7 (9.59%) OOD
9 7 (9.59%) Java
9 7 (9.59%) HTML5
9 7 (9.59%) CSS3
9 7 (9.59%) e-Learning
9 7 (9.59%) Video Editing
10 6 (8.22%) Retail

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 4 (5.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.37%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
3 9 (12.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (2.74%) AutoCAD
7 2 (2.74%) Revit
8 1 (1.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Eikon
1 1 (1.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Dropbox
1 5 (6.85%) Slack
2 3 (4.11%) Office 365
3 2 (2.74%) Yammer
4 1 (1.37%) G Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) npm
4 1 (1.37%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
2 5 (6.85%) Wireless
3 4 (5.48%) BGP
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) OSPF
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.11%) Intranet
4 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.11%) NX-OS
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (2.74%) HSRP
5 2 (2.74%) Junos
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) DB2
1 1 (1.37%) Endeca
1 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) WebObjects
5 1 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
1 16 (21.92%) Marketing
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Games
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Developer
2 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.85%) Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Angular Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Designer
4 5 (6.85%) Training Manager
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Digital Designer
6 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) CSS
1 15 (20.55%) HTML
2 7 (9.59%) CSS3
2 7 (9.59%) HTML5
3 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.22%) jQuery
4 5 (6.85%) Angular 2
4 5 (6.85%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.11%) React
5 3 (4.11%) Spring
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 3 (4.11%) XML
6 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 2 (2.74%) Ajax
6 2 (2.74%) DOM
6 2 (2.74%) Java EE
7 1 (1.37%) JNDI
7 1 (1.37%) JPA
7 1 (1.37%) JSTL
7 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.33%) Social Media
2 8 (10.96%) User Experience
3 7 (9.59%) e-Learning
3 7 (9.59%) Video Editing
4 5 (6.85%) EPoS
4 5 (6.85%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Animation
6 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.11%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.74%) Media Streaming
7 2 (2.74%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (2.74%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.37%) Blog
8 1 (1.37%) Life Science
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.18%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) Infographics
3 9 (12.33%) OO
4 8 (10.96%) Change Management
5 7 (9.59%) OOD
6 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.22%) MVC
7 5 (6.85%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
7 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.85%) ITIL
7 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.48%) Content Development
8 4 (5.48%) Online Marketing
8 4 (5.48%) Wireframes
8 4 (5.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.59%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.74%) ES6
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
4 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.74%) CCIE
3 2 (2.74%) CCNP
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (1.37%) CCNA
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MBA
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MOS
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) OPNET
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Twitter
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco
2 8 (10.96%) Facebook
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Adobe
5 4 (5.48%) Arista
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.11%) Google
6 3 (4.11%) Juniper
7 2 (2.74%) Apple
7 2 (2.74%) Nokia
7 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.74%) Sophos
8 1 (1.37%) Aruba
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Reuters