The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 50 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.04% 28.16% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 64
Average daily rate £413 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the Bedfordshire region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Digital Media
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook