The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 133 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.083% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.30% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £369 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £324 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 657 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.96% 27.30% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 316 319
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Hertfordshire +8 1 - -
Bedfordshire -11 1 £430 +37.60% 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Confluence
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Nagios
4 2 (16.67%) VRRP

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) lighttpd
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) VRRP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Author
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Creative Web Designer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) ODBC
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
1 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) EAI
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe