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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
New Media
UK
Rank 577 611 587
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24  
Contract jobs citing New Media 9 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 17
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £524 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +9.67% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14227 16375 15745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 31.01% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 10651 9505
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 560 659
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

New Media
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing New Media.

Contractor hourly rate trend for New Media in the UK

New Media
Top 8 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 3 months to 22 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 +36 7 £469 +25.00% 6
South East +20 5 £556 +43.54% 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £556 +30.88%
North West - 2 £425 - 1
Salford - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

New Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing New Media 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 New Media.

1 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (28.57%) User Experience
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Publishing
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) CMS
5 4 (19.05%) BBC
5 4 (19.05%) Games
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) Reuters
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Objective-C

New Media
Top Related 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 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.76%) git-flow
2 1 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Communications Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Broadcast Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) React
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Sass
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.76%) Handlebars
4 1 (4.76%) Pixi.js
4 1 (4.76%) RequireJS
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) Underscore.js
4 1 (4.76%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) BBC
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Interactive TV
3 2 (9.52%) IPTV
3 2 (9.52%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.76%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.76%) MHEG
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) BDD
2 4 (19.05%) Content Management
2 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) SOA
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) ES6
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Reuters
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) OpenTV
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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