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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 589 535
Rank change year-on-year +34 -54  
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 45 51 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 57
Median daily rate £425 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £188
% change year-on-year +37.50% +60.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -20.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £12.50 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.29
% change year-on-year -4.00% -18.23%  

Multimedia is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17355 20666 21063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.12% 38.18% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11350 13449 12923
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 505 491
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Multimedia as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 43 £438 +45.83% 20
London +37 29 £425 +36.00% 7
South East +18 6 £625 +100.00% 5
East Midlands - 4 £463 -
Berkshire +26 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £625 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
City of London +9 2 £350 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £463 -
Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
North West +28 1 £350 +75.00% 2
Scotland +17 1 £140 -65.00% 2
South West 0 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £600 -
Kegworth - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £338 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £140 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) HTML
3 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.85%) Degree
4 14 (13.86%) MS Office
4 14 (13.86%) Windows
4 14 (13.86%) Project Management
5 13 (12.87%) CSS
6 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
7 11 (10.89%) LAN
7 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.90%) Citrix
8 10 (9.90%) Internet
8 10 (9.90%) MPLS
8 10 (9.90%) WAN
9 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.91%) SQL
9 9 (8.91%) BGP
9 9 (8.91%) Wireless
9 9 (8.91%) Marketing
9 9 (8.91%) Content Management
9 9 (8.91%) Publishing
9 9 (8.91%) CMS
9 9 (8.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (7.92%) e-Learning
10 8 (7.92%) XML
10 8 (7.92%) Cisco

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 9 (8.91%) CMS
2 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) Moodle
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Office
2 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
3 9 (8.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
5 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.98%) Weka
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.97%) Route 53
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.98%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.99%) IaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) Office 365
5 1 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) LAN
2 10 (9.90%) Internet
2 10 (9.90%) MPLS
2 10 (9.90%) WAN
3 9 (8.91%) BGP
3 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.91%) Wireless
4 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
4 7 (6.93%) OSPF
5 6 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.95%) Firewall
6 5 (4.95%) IOS XR
6 5 (4.95%) Junos
6 5 (4.95%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.95%) NX-OS
6 5 (4.95%) SNMP
7 4 (3.96%) Intranet
7 4 (3.96%) Network Security
7 4 (3.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.99%) DB2
3 1 (0.99%) GIS
3 1 (0.99%) HBase
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.99%) Redis
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Marketing
2 9 (8.91%) Publishing
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Advertising
5 3 (2.97%) Electronics
5 3 (2.97%) Games
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Designer
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Junior
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Angular Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Digital Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Digital Designer
7 4 (3.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Junior Designer
7 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (2.97%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) HTML
2 13 (12.87%) CSS
3 8 (7.92%) XML
4 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.94%) .NET
5 6 (5.94%) HTML5
6 5 (4.95%) CSS3
6 5 (4.95%) jQuery
7 4 (3.96%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.96%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) Web Services
8 3 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.97%) Middleware
8 3 (2.97%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.98%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.98%) Ajax
9 2 (1.98%) Kafka
9 2 (1.98%) Qt
10 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) e-Learning
3 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 6 (5.94%) Video Editing
4 5 (4.95%) Animation
4 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.95%) Photography
5 4 (3.96%) BBC
5 4 (3.96%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.96%) New Media
5 4 (3.96%) SCORM
5 4 (3.96%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.96%) Social Media
6 3 (2.97%) Digital TV
6 3 (2.97%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.97%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.98%) EPoS
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) Android
3 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.95%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.98%) NetWare
5 2 (1.98%) Unix
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.86%) Project Management
3 9 (8.91%) Content Management
4 7 (6.93%) Content Development
4 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.93%) Migration
4 7 (6.93%) Scrum
4 7 (6.93%) SDLC
5 6 (5.94%) Analytics
5 6 (5.94%) DevOps
5 6 (5.94%) Infographics
5 6 (5.94%) SOA
6 5 (4.95%) High Availability
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.95%) Workflow
7 4 (3.96%) Network Management
7 4 (3.96%) Test Strategy
7 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) Java
2 7 (6.93%) Python
3 4 (3.96%) C
4 3 (2.97%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) Perl
4 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.98%) C++
5 2 (1.98%) PHP
5 2 (1.98%) R
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) CCIE
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.98%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.99%) HNC
3 1 (0.99%) MBA
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
2 3 (2.97%) Nagios
2 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.98%) Graphite
3 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.98%) Kibana
3 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.98%) logstash
3 2 (1.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Citrix
3 8 (7.92%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) Adobe
4 7 (6.93%) Aruba
4 7 (6.93%) HP
5 5 (4.95%) Apple
5 5 (4.95%) Arista
5 5 (4.95%) Dell
5 5 (4.95%) Juniper
6 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle
7 3 (2.97%) Reuters
7 3 (2.97%) Sybase
8 2 (1.98%) Avaya
8 2 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.98%) RapidMiner
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.98%) VMware
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