Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited New Media 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.

New Media
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 850 875
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 -60
Contract jobs citing New Media 17 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 32
UK median daily rate £538 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.33% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £343 £267 £275
90th Percentile £688 £638 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +26.18% +13.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50

New Media is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,855 32,986 37,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.10% 34.20% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,566 21,495 24,288
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,061 1,048 1,258
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -0.41% +10.05%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.81
% change year-on-year +1.73% -5.50% +15.58%

New Media
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing New Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for New Media in the UK

New Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing New Media.

Contractor daily rate trend for New Media in the UK

New Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing New Media over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for New Media in the UK

New Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing New Media.

Contractor hourly rate trend for New Media in the UK

New Media
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing New Media 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 -31 16 £550 +46.67% 13
London -29 13 £613 +63.33% 7
UK excluding London -22 4 £500 +26.18% 6
South East -16 2 £563 +32.35%
North West - 1 £525 - 2
Wales - 1 £438 -
North of England - 1 £525 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (23.53%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
6 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Campaign Management
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Social Listening
7 2 (11.76%) Data Science
7 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) R
7 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand

New Media
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 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Test Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Campaign Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.88%) Express
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.88%) React
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Campaign Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Data Science
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) Product Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Social Listening
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) R
1 2 (11.76%) Scala
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IBM