Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 820 807
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 86 78 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.075% 0.100%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 61
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £186 £148 £150
90th Percentile £606 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.48% -18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +45.16% -52.67%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.79 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.15 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £13.65 £16.25
% change year-on-year +83.15% -16.00% -56.67%

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 38,013 40,821 37,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.10% 39.50% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,955 26,948 24,924
UK median daily rate £477 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.42% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £668 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 889 938
UK median hourly rate £23.58 £26.30 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.36% +7.74% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.05 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +28 83 £400 +18.52% 84
UK excluding London -3 42 £325 +8.33% 54
London -7 39 £400 +18.52% 35
South East -10 12 £352 +187.14% 12
East of England - 11 £322 - 14
North of England -24 9 £400 +6.67% 9
Midlands - 7 £325 - 10
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 7
North West -21 3 £201 -46.40% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 5
North East - 3 £475 - 2
East Midlands - 3 - - 3
Scotland -12 2 £200 +33.33% 3
South West - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 20 (23.26%) HTML
2 17 (19.77%) Adobe
3 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (15.12%) CSS
5 13 (15.12%) Finance
5 13 (15.12%) CMS
5 13 (15.12%) Social Media
6 11 (12.79%) Analytics
6 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (12.79%) Python
6 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.79%) Degree
6 11 (12.79%) QA
7 10 (11.63%) Marketing
7 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.63%) Cisco
7 10 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (10.47%) User Experience
8 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
8 9 (10.47%) WAN
8 9 (10.47%) Photoshop
8 9 (10.47%) Project Management
8 9 (10.47%) Web Development
8 9 (10.47%) Google
9 8 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (9.30%) Migration
9 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery

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 13 (15.12%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) WordPress
3 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.47%) Photoshop
3 8 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (3.49%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (3.49%) Camtasia
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.33%) Doxygen
7 2 (2.33%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Eikon
1 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.49%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
2 8 (9.30%) DNS
2 8 (9.30%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) LAN
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 7 (8.14%) BGP
3 7 (8.14%) Internet
3 7 (8.14%) Network Security
3 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) Wireless
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (6.98%) EIGRP
4 6 (6.98%) IPsec
4 6 (6.98%) MPLS
4 6 (6.98%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (6.98%) VLAN
5 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (5.81%) GIS
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.16%) QlikView
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) CANoe
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) GitLab
4 2 (2.33%) Gradle
4 2 (2.33%) Webistrano
5 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.16%) Grunt
5 1 (1.16%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.16%) MSI
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Marketing
3 6 (6.98%) Publishing
4 3 (3.49%) Games
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Developer
2 8 (9.30%) Analyst
2 8 (9.30%) Junior
3 7 (8.14%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) DBA
5 5 (5.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (5.81%) HTML Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Junior Data Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Designer
6 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) HTML
2 13 (15.12%) CSS
3 8 (9.30%) XML
4 7 (8.14%) HTML5
5 6 (6.98%) 802.1X
5 6 (6.98%) CSS3
6 4 (4.65%) React
7 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.49%) Vue.js
7 3 (3.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.49%) WebRTC
8 2 (2.33%) Android SDK
8 2 (2.33%) LAMP
8 2 (2.33%) Laravel
8 2 (2.33%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.33%) REST
8 2 (2.33%) Symfony
8 2 (2.33%) XMPP
8 2 (2.33%) XSLT
9 1 (1.16%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Social Media
2 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (10.47%) User Experience
5 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
6 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.98%) PKI
7 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (5.81%) e-Learning
8 5 (5.81%) Graphic Design
8 5 (5.81%) Learning Management System
8 5 (5.81%) Life Science
8 5 (5.81%) VLE
9 4 (4.65%) Digital Media
9 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
9 4 (4.65%) Photography
10 3 (3.49%) Animation
10 3 (3.49%) Blog
10 3 (3.49%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Android
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.16%) Android TV
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (12.79%) Analytics
2 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (10.47%) Project Management
3 9 (10.47%) Web Development
4 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.30%) Migration
5 7 (8.14%) Content Management
5 7 (8.14%) Infographics
6 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.98%) Data Management
6 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.98%) Instructional Design
6 6 (6.98%) Network Management
6 6 (6.98%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.81%) Biology
7 5 (5.81%) Data Science
7 5 (5.81%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.79%) Python
3 8 (9.30%) Java
4 7 (8.14%) C++
5 5 (5.81%) Perl
5 5 (5.81%) R
6 4 (4.65%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) SQL
7 3 (3.49%) AWK
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) Go
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.33%) C
8 2 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) CIPD
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
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%) ECDL
5 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) KVM
2 3 (3.49%) Xen
3 2 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 3 (3.49%) Grafana
2 3 (3.49%) Kibana
2 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Salt
2 3 (3.49%) Terraform
3 2 (2.33%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Adobe
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) Google
5 6 (6.98%) Aruba
5 6 (6.98%) Infoblox
5 6 (6.98%) Palo Alto
5 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle
6 5 (5.81%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.65%) VMware
8 3 (3.49%) Citrix
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) HP
9 2 (2.33%) Remedy
10 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.16%) McAfee
10 1 (1.16%) Mitel
10 1 (1.16%) Reuters