The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 122 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 8 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 2.10% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
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£275 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £273 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £393 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
Digital Media
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
747 761 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.18% 27.40% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 358 217
Average daily rate £400 £370 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £29.73 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 £240 -
Reading -7 2 £406 +9.79% 7
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) B2C
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) JBehave
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) Android SDK
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) JBehave
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) SCORM
2 1 (7.14%) STB
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) B2B
2 3 (21.43%) B2C
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Android Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Rackspace