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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 116 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.67% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.53% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Average daily rate
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£251 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.95% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £291
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +158.62%
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
707 672 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.87% 26.55% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 316 203
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Slough - 4 £240 - 1
Reading 0 1 £400 +8.10% 6
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) B2B
3 3 (25.00%) B2C
3 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 3 (25.00%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) WordPress
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JBehave
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) STB
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) B2B
2 3 (25.00%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Tcl
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace