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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 180 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 18 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.09% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 29
Average daily rate
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£344 £406 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £338 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £485 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2046 2102 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.07% 36.15% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1478 2063
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
3 9 (22.50%) MySQL
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 7 (17.50%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (15.00%) Subversion
6 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) Apache
8 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.00%) Adobe
8 4 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
8 4 (10.00%) MS Office
8 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) Puppet
8 4 (10.00%) REST
8 4 (10.00%) GitHub
9 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (7.50%) User Experience
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) OLAP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Mockito
3 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Producer
2 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Hybris Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Architect
5 1 (2.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) Laravel
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
7 1 (2.50%) LESS
7 1 (2.50%) Haml
7 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.50%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) XHTML
7 1 (2.50%) JSP
7 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Animation
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) API Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Content Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Business Development
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PHP
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Omniture
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Akamai
4 1 (2.50%) comScore
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
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