The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 41 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
Digital Media
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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 Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 60 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.58% 24.29% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 30 50
Average daily rate £315 £369 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.88 £18.97 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.58% +24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.82 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.33 £19.07 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) New Media
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) IPTV
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Video Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Video Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA