The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 69 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 3.73% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
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£300 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 161 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.54% 26.01% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 111 148
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -60.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £35.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Bristol region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) Drupal
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Publishing
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) DTV
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (66.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) CheetahMail
1 1 (11.11%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
1 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
1 5 (55.56%) PHP Web Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Drupal Developer
1 5 (55.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Campaign Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Ajax
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Database Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Unica
1 1 (11.11%) SmartFocus