Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 811 797
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -46
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 82 70 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.070% 0.097%
As % of the General category 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 66
UK median daily rate £400 £323 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% +13.16% -16.18%
10th Percentile £190 £125 £181
90th Percentile £525 £463 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.48% -9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.11% +32.35% -14.31%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.15 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £13.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year +215.02% -37.95% +25.71%

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 37,673 39,690 38,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.81% 39.95% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,600 26,305 25,709
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £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 882 869 977
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.40 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +11.49% -2.27%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.05 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -3.85%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +13 79 £400 +23.08% 76
London -15 42 £400 +18.52% 23
UK excluding London -2 39 £325 +8.33% 60
North of England -15 11 £400 +6.67% 13
East of England - 10 £322 - 7
Midlands - 6 £325 - 12
South East -9 5 £364 +191.40% 15
North West -10 4 £301 -19.87% 7
Yorkshire -17 4 - - 6
South West -19 4 - - 6
Scotland -23 3 £245 +63.33% 3
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 5
East Midlands - 3 - - 7
North East - 3 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.07%) CMS
3 14 (17.07%) Social Media
4 13 (15.85%) Finance
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) CSS
6 11 (13.41%) Adobe
7 10 (12.20%) Cisco
7 10 (12.20%) WAN
7 10 (12.20%) Content Management
8 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 9 (10.98%) LAN
8 9 (10.98%) Ethernet
8 9 (10.98%) VPN
8 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.76%) DNS
9 8 (9.76%) Windows
9 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 8 (9.76%) Firewall
9 8 (9.76%) Marketing
9 8 (9.76%) Degree
9 8 (9.76%) Analytics
9 8 (9.76%) User Experience
9 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
10 7 (8.54%) Google
10 7 (8.54%) Network Security
10 7 (8.54%) Android
10 7 (8.54%) Wireless
10 7 (8.54%) Internet

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 14 (17.07%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) WordPress
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (2.44%) Doxygen
5 2 (2.44%) Snapchat
6 1 (1.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.66%) Google Tag Manager
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
2 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) WAN
2 9 (10.98%) Ethernet
2 9 (10.98%) LAN
2 9 (10.98%) VPN
3 8 (9.76%) DNS
3 8 (9.76%) Firewall
4 7 (8.54%) BGP
4 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 7 (8.54%) Network Security
4 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.54%) Wireless
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (7.32%) EIGRP
5 6 (7.32%) IPsec
5 6 (7.32%) MPLS
5 6 (7.32%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (7.32%) VLAN
6 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MySQL
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) CANoe
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) GitLab
2 2 (2.44%) Gradle
2 2 (2.44%) Webistrano
3 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.22%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.22%) MSI
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Developer
2 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Designer
4 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Angular Developer
5 4 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (4.88%) HTML Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 12 (14.63%) CSS
3 6 (7.32%) 802.1X
3 6 (7.32%) XML
4 5 (6.10%) HTML5
5 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.88%) CSS3
5 4 (4.88%) React
6 2 (2.44%) .NET
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.44%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.44%) Laravel
6 2 (2.44%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) Symfony
6 2 (2.44%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) XMPP
6 2 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Social Media
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.76%) User Experience
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) PKI
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.88%) Vector Graphics
6 3 (3.66%) BBC
6 3 (3.66%) Blog
6 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.66%) Photography
6 3 (3.66%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.44%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.44%) STB
7 2 (2.44%) Verilog
7 2 (2.44%) VHDL
7 2 (2.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Android
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.20%) Content Management
3 9 (10.98%) Web Development
4 8 (9.76%) Analytics
5 7 (8.54%) Project Management
6 6 (7.32%) Network Management
6 6 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.10%) Infographics
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.10%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.88%) Android Development
8 4 (4.88%) Copywriting
8 4 (4.88%) Logistics
8 4 (4.88%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.54%) C#
2 7 (8.54%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) C++
4 4 (4.88%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) C
5 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.22%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CCDP
5 1 (1.22%) CCIE
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.22%) CISM
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) ECDL
5 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.44%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Adobe
2 10 (12.20%) Cisco
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) Google
5 6 (7.32%) Aruba
5 6 (7.32%) Infoblox
5 6 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.10%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 3 (3.66%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Wallstreet Suite
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) McAfee
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle
9 2 (2.44%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.22%) Juniper
10 1 (1.22%) Reuters
10 1 (1.22%) Tandberg