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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 112 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 11 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.88% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
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£363 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
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
758 691 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.30% 26.79% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 363 280
Average daily rate £376 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.43% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Reading +11 9 £300 -17.24% 3
Slough -6 1 £525 +110.00% 2
Newbury - 1 £425 - 1
Ascot - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) CSS3
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) CMS
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Android Development
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Adobe
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) RTSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) FWSM
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) DWDM
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Website Editor
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
6 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
6 1 (5.56%) Flash
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
6 1 (5.56%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Copywriting
1 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Android Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
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