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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 66 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 5.26% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£219 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £300 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
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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
185 114 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.79% 18.78% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 75 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £168 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £39.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Drupal
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (8.33%) CCNP
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (8.33%) NHS
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) DTV
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) CheetahMail
1 1 (8.33%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 6 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 6 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Campaign Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Database Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Unica
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
1 1 (8.33%) SmartFocus