The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 144 109 137
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.35% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.83% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £450 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
668 436 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.23% 19.30% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 213 302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Digital Media
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 3 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Digital Media
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) GStreamer

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) MPEG
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (20.00%) IPTV
1 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce