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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 117 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 6 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 2.51% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
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£475 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £268 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
687 638 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.00% 25.02% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 308 296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -46.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.97 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £42.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -2 2 £525 +40.00%
Newbury - 2 £425 -
Ascot - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 4 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Android Development
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) FWSM
2 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) RTSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (5.56%) DWDM
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) JBehave
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior User Experience Designer
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.56%) Flash
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) F5