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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 71 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 1.15% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 4.89% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +15.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +55.00%
Digital Media
South West

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
222 184 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.78% 23.53% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 131 82
Average daily rate £390 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £26.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £47.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory