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 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 142 160 174
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 10 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.54% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 22
Average daily rate £350 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.76 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +108.12%
Digital Media
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
1257 1951 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 38.76% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1522 1651
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 4 (18.18%) Social Media
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Lucene
4 3 (13.64%) Publishing
4 3 (13.64%) Games
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (13.64%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (18.18%) Advertising
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Publishing
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (40.91%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lucene Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) CSS3
2 3 (13.64%) Lucene
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (9.09%) WCF
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Video Editing
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Pay per click
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Google
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VMware