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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 115 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.56% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £313 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.02 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-41.04% +108.12%
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
695 709 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.89% 26.24% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 326 403
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 46
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 1 £313 -40.47% 1
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) SAP PI
3 3 (30.00%) Pega
3 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 3 (30.00%) hybris
3 3 (30.00%) Solvency II
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
3 3 (30.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) FatWire
3 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Core Animation
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (10.00%) SVG
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) SCADA
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (10.00%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (10.00%) STB
3 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) FatWire
1 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
1 3 (30.00%) hybris
1 3 (30.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Pega
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP