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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 73 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.58% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 2.53% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate £288 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -17.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.76 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +108.12%
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
277 198 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.44% 22.97% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 136 123
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) Web Development
3 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) Umbraco
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) IPTV
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) DVB
1 1 (7.14%) HbbTV
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DTV Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
1 1 (7.14%) IPTV
1 1 (7.14%) MPEG
1 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) OIPF
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Xamarin