Period
to 20 October 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 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.

New Media
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 856 862
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -36
Contract jobs citing New Media 20 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.073% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 30
UK median daily rate £550 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +7.14% -13.04%
10th Percentile £410 £256 £275
90th Percentile £686 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +13.75% +14.29% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 34,972 34,182 36,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 34.40% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,898 22,524 23,822
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £660 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,071 1,062 1,254
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% - +6.89%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% - +11.11%

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 20 October 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 6 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 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 -15 19 £550 +46.67% 12
London -17 15 £550 +46.67% 3
UK excluding London -20 5 £455 +13.75% 9
South East -9 3 £553 +38.13%
Wales - 1 £438 -
East of England - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) Node.js
3 5 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) Express
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (20.00%) Ansible
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) CouchDB
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Campaign Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Social Listening
6 2 (10.00%) Data Science

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Campaign Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) React Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Express
1 5 (25.00%) Node.js
1 5 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Redux
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (10.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Campaign Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Data Science
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Social Listening
5 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) R
2 2 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft