Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 657 805 808
Rank change year-on-year +148 +3 -57
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 39 77 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 47
Median daily rate £338 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.50% +1.27% +7.12%
10th Percentile £182 £188 £138
90th Percentile £514 £578 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £388 £365
% change year-on-year -25.81% +6.16% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.52% +14.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22.50 £12.20 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £33.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £28.00 £12.64
% change year-on-year -8.93% +121.52% -18.45%

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 23,069 38,334 42,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.30% 39.76% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,515 25,147 27,579
Median daily rate £480 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 837 1,027 1,099
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.22% +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £12.92 £12.00 £11.51
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £48.51
Median hourly rate £21.57 £21.59 £21.41
% change year-on-year -0.07% +0.82% +6.57%

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Multimedia.

Daily rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Multimedia.

Hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 13 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 2 April 2020. 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 +148 35 £348 -13.13% 127
UK excluding London +111 22 £288 -25.81% 98
London +129 16 £475 +5.56% 42
North of England +89 7 £160 -60.00% 19
Midlands +69 6 £350 -12.63% 20
West Midlands +60 6 £350 -12.63% 12
South East +76 5 £288 -1.20% 24
North West - 4 £160 - 11
Yorkshire +49 3 £170 -43.66% 8
Scotland - 2 - - 5
Work from Home +8 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 - 4
South West - 1 £329 - 7

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Publishing
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.38%) Games
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Workday
4 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
4 5 (12.82%) Project Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Capita
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Mitel
6 3 (7.69%) RTSP
6 3 (7.69%) Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Animation
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (7.69%) QA
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.56%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.56%) InVision
3 1 (2.56%) Maya
3 1 (2.56%) Sketch
3 1 (2.56%) SPSS
3 1 (2.56%) Stata
3 1 (2.56%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Azure
1 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
1 2 (5.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) RTSP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) IPv4
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Power BI
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) GitLab
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Games
2 6 (15.38%) Publishing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Housing Association
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
5 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 3 (7.69%) Communications Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Designer
2 3 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Internal Communications Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Mitel Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) React Developer
2 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
2 3 (7.69%) Senior React Developer
2 3 (7.69%) Workday Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
3 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) FFmpeg
3 3 (7.69%) GStreamer
3 3 (7.69%) HEVC
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Redux
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Sass
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) React Native
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Animation
3 3 (7.69%) Learning Management System
3 3 (7.69%) MPEG
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) CCTV
4 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.56%) Podcast
5 1 (2.56%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
3 5 (12.82%) Project Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.69%) Instructional Design
5 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Content Development
6 2 (5.13%) Data Science
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Predictive Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (5.13%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) ES6
3 2 (5.13%) R
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CIPD
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Basel III
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Workday
3 4 (10.26%) Capita
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe
4 3 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (2.56%) Aruba
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) IFS
5 1 (2.56%) VMware