The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 176 184 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 23 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.59% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 46
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£400 £413 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £214 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2038 2706 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.58% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 2000 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 67
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 12 (21.43%) TDD
3 12 (21.43%) MVC
4 10 (17.86%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) HTML
4 10 (17.86%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) BDD
5 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.07%) Java
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.50%) MySQL
7 7 (12.50%) JIRA
7 7 (12.50%) jQuery
7 7 (12.50%) User Experience
8 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.71%) Social Media
8 6 (10.71%) Scala
8 6 (10.71%) PHP
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Python
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) Finance
9 5 (8.93%) CMS
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.93%) QA

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) InDesign
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) SPSS
2 1 (1.79%) Gephi
2 1 (1.79%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Azkaban
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Mahout
5 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Selenium
2 4 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.79%) Toad
5 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) Bower
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.79%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Build Forge
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Publishing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) HTML
2 10 (17.86%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.14%) LAMP
6 4 (7.14%) Ajax
7 3 (5.36%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.36%) Laravel
7 3 (5.36%) WCF
8 2 (3.57%) Grails
8 2 (3.57%) JSON
8 2 (3.57%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Social Media
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) W3C
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) BBC
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) TDD
2 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) BDD
4 8 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) OOP
5 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.93%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Web Development
8 3 (5.36%) Content Management
8 3 (5.36%) Web Design
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) C#
2 9 (16.07%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) Scala
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) PHP5
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.79%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Zend
1 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Tableau
3 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Talend