Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 799 814
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -91
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 86 70 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.073% 0.099%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 73
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £190 £131 £200
90th Percentile £495 £496 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £50.08 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.10% +194.56% -23.35%
10th Percentile £12.95 £50.02 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.14 £30.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £50.15 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.20% +85.74% +54.29%

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 37,866 38,394 40,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.04% 39.80% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,634 25,223 26,717
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 841 962
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +8.25% +3.19%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £11.11
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.00% -5.38%

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 19 August 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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 -9 79 £363 +3.57% 48
UK excluding London -1 43 £338 -3.57% 29
London -31 40 £381 +8.93% 19
East of England +11 12 £338 - 3
North of England -11 9 £400 +6.67% 9
South East -14 8 £438 +98.86% 9
North West -5 5 £400 +6.67% 4
South West -9 5 - - 2
Scotland -40 5 £290 +112.84%
Midlands -6 3 £325 - 6
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 3
Yorkshire -4 2 - - 5
North East - 2 £600 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 18 (20.93%) HTML
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.28%) CSS
2 14 (16.28%) Social Media
3 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.95%) Finance
4 12 (13.95%) CMS
5 11 (12.79%) Content Management
6 10 (11.63%) Photoshop
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (10.47%) SQL
7 9 (10.47%) Java
7 9 (10.47%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) Windows
7 9 (10.47%) LAN
7 9 (10.47%) WAN
7 9 (10.47%) Cisco
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (10.47%) Google
7 9 (10.47%) Marketing
8 8 (9.30%) Degree
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 8 (9.30%) VPN
8 8 (9.30%) Firewall
8 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
9 7 (8.14%) Wireless
9 7 (8.14%) Project Management
9 7 (8.14%) DNS
9 7 (8.14%) Ethernet

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 12 (13.95%) CMS
2 6 (6.98%) WordPress
3 2 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (8.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.49%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (2.33%) Doxygen
7 2 (2.33%) InDesign
8 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.16%) Lectora
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Eikon
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
2 8 (9.30%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 7 (8.14%) DNS
3 7 (8.14%) Ethernet
3 7 (8.14%) Wireless
4 6 (6.98%) BGP
4 6 (6.98%) Internet
4 6 (6.98%) Network Security
4 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (5.81%) EIGRP
5 5 (5.81%) IPsec
5 5 (5.81%) MPLS
5 5 (5.81%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (5.81%) VLAN
6 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.16%) QlikView
6 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) CANoe
4 1 (1.16%) GitLab
4 1 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (1.16%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Webistrano
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Marketing
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Law
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 6 (6.98%) Designer
2 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 5 (5.81%) Analyst
3 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
3 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (5.81%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (4.65%) Administrator
4 4 (4.65%) Angular Developer
4 4 (4.65%) DBA
4 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.65%) Technical Developer
5 3 (3.49%) Architect
5 3 (3.49%) Digital Designer
5 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
5 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.49%) Technologist
5 3 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) HTML
2 14 (16.28%) CSS
3 5 (5.81%) 802.1X
3 5 (5.81%) XML
4 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.65%) HTML5
5 3 (3.49%) CSS3
5 3 (3.49%) React
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.33%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) REST
6 2 (2.33%) XSLT
7 1 (1.16%) DHTML
7 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.16%) SOAP
7 1 (1.16%) WCF
7 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Social Media
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Vector Graphics
5 5 (5.81%) PKI
6 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.49%) BBC
7 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.49%) Graphic Design
7 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.49%) Podcast
7 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.49%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.33%) Replication
8 2 (2.33%) Verilog
8 2 (2.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) Content Management
3 8 (9.30%) Migration
4 7 (8.14%) Project Management
4 7 (8.14%) SEO
5 6 (6.98%) Analytics
5 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.98%) Web Design
5 6 (6.98%) Web Development
6 5 (5.81%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (5.81%) Decision-Making
6 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (5.81%) Infographics
6 5 (5.81%) Network Management
6 5 (5.81%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.47%) C#
2 9 (10.47%) Java
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) VB
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) CCDP
5 1 (1.16%) CCIE
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Firmware
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Cisco
1 9 (10.47%) Google
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Adobe
3 5 (5.81%) Aruba
3 5 (5.81%) Citrix
3 5 (5.81%) Facebook
3 5 (5.81%) Infoblox
3 5 (5.81%) Palo Alto
3 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
3 5 (5.81%) Twitter
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.49%) HP
5 3 (3.49%) Wallstreet Suite
6 2 (2.33%) Apple
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee
6 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) VMware