The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -30.00%
Digital Media
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 229 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.66% 28.34% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 151 90
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.10 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) ERP
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) PHP 5
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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