The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 48 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.29%
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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 132 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.24% 36.07% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 70
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.00 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Digital Media
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) Fujitsu
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) RTP
2 1 (25.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Author
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Fujitsu
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce