The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.81% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
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South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.82% 32.65% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 23
Average daily rate £375 £355 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £16.72 £18.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.65% -8.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £19.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Digital Media
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing