The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - 29 26
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.43% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.81% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
Digital Media
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.41% 31.07% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 14
Average daily rate £376 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Chester