The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 89 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +107.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Digital Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 379 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.82% 23.00% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 180 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £55.21 £65.00
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 East Midlands

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 1 - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 4 (66.67%) Facebook
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) PHP5
2 4 (66.67%) Google Maps API
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) ATG
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) hybris

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Google Maps API
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Facebook
1 4 (66.67%) Twitter
1 4 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) ATG
2 1 (16.67%) hybris