The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 422 397 239
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -158
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 171 179 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.37% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.14% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 119 281
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
Digital Media
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16162 15757 15118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.81% 32.36% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10277 9794 9169
Average daily rate £421 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 616 648
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in England

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in England

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in England

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in England

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
London +6 130 £375 -6.25% 69
South East -9 24 £350 +12.90% 25
North West -16 5 - - 12
South West -17 5 £300 - 25
Yorkshire -17 4 £375 +15.38% 5
East of England 0 2 £223 - 4
West Midlands -8 1 - - 4
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 154 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (29.62%) JavaScript
3 98 (28.74%) HTML
4 90 (26.39%) CSS
5 56 (16.42%) TDD
6 54 (15.84%) Java
7 53 (15.54%) PHP
7 53 (15.54%) Linux
7 53 (15.54%) HTML5
8 52 (15.25%) MySQL
8 52 (15.25%) Scrum
9 43 (12.61%) CSS3
10 42 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (12.32%) jQuery
10 42 (12.32%) Web Services
11 40 (11.73%) Marketing
12 34 (9.97%) Telecoms
13 33 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 31 (9.09%) DevOps
14 31 (9.09%) Publishing
14 31 (9.09%) SQL
15 30 (8.80%) Web Development
15 30 (8.80%) BDD
15 30 (8.80%) User Experience
16 29 (8.50%) Node.js
17 27 (7.92%) Adobe
18 26 (7.62%) E-Commerce
18 26 (7.62%) Puppet
19 25 (7.33%) Degree
19 25 (7.33%) Continuous Integration

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (8.50%) Node.js
2 24 (7.04%) CMS
3 15 (4.40%) Drupal
4 14 (4.11%) Apache
5 9 (2.64%) WordPress
6 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.47%) nginx
8 4 (1.17%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.17%) Zope
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.88%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.88%) IIS
9 3 (0.88%) Confluence
10 2 (0.59%) JBoss
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (5.28%) MS Office
2 11 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.93%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.17%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.88%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.23%) GitHub
3 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.35%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.52%) HTTP
2 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.47%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) Firewall
3 4 (1.17%) RTSP
4 3 (0.88%) WebEx
5 2 (0.59%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) H.323
5 2 (0.59%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) DVB
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
6 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) Broadband
6 1 (0.29%) ISDN
6 1 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.25%) MySQL
2 14 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.81%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.81%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.17%) OLAP
7 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (1.17%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.17%) SimpleDB
7 4 (1.17%) Redis
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.28%) Cucumber
2 18 (5.28%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.81%) JIRA
4 12 (3.52%) Subversion
5 10 (2.93%) Maven
6 9 (2.64%) Selenium
7 6 (1.76%) Mockito
8 5 (1.47%) JUnit
8 5 (1.47%) Calabash
8 5 (1.47%) Grunt
9 4 (1.17%) Appium
9 4 (1.17%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.17%) JBehave
9 4 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.88%) Mocha
10 3 (0.88%) Ant
10 3 (0.88%) Hudson
10 3 (0.88%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.88%) Bower
General
1 40 (11.73%) Marketing
2 34 (9.97%) Telecoms
3 31 (9.09%) Publishing
4 20 (5.87%) Finance
5 12 (3.52%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.93%) Advertising
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
8 6 (1.76%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 135 (39.59%) Developer
2 36 (10.56%) Analyst
3 29 (8.50%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.04%) PHP Developer
5 21 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.87%) Web Developer
7 13 (3.81%) Designer
8 12 (3.52%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (3.52%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (2.93%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.64%) Digital Project Manager
12 8 (2.35%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (2.35%) Junior
13 7 (2.05%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.05%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.05%) Administrator
13 7 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (28.74%) HTML
2 90 (26.39%) CSS
3 53 (15.54%) HTML5
4 43 (12.61%) CSS3
5 42 (12.32%) jQuery
5 42 (12.32%) Web Services
6 33 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 19 (5.57%) XML
8 18 (5.28%) RESTful
9 16 (4.69%) .NET
10 15 (4.40%) React
11 14 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (3.81%) REST
13 12 (3.52%) JSON
14 11 (3.23%) LAMP
14 11 (3.23%) Backbone.js
15 10 (2.93%) Django
16 9 (2.64%) Spring
16 9 (2.64%) ASP.NET
16 9 (2.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.80%) User Experience
2 20 (5.87%) Social Media
3 13 (3.81%) Video on Demand
3 13 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.76%) BBC
5 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.47%) Animation
6 5 (1.47%) NHS
7 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.17%) Streaming Video
7 4 (1.17%) IPTV
7 4 (1.17%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.88%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.88%) Photography
8 3 (0.88%) MPEG
9 2 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.59%) STB
9 2 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.54%) Linux
2 9 (2.64%) Android
3 8 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.76%) UNIX
5 4 (1.17%) Windows
6 3 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.42%) TDD
3 52 (15.25%) Scrum
4 31 (9.09%) DevOps
5 30 (8.80%) BDD
5 30 (8.80%) Web Development
6 26 (7.62%) E-Commerce
7 25 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (6.74%) Project Management
10 21 (6.16%) Analytics
11 20 (5.87%) MVC
12 19 (5.57%) OO
12 19 (5.57%) Business Analysis
13 17 (4.99%) Content Management
13 17 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.99%) Kanban
14 16 (4.69%) Software Testing
15 15 (4.40%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 101 (29.62%) JavaScript
2 54 (15.84%) Java
3 53 (15.54%) PHP
4 31 (9.09%) SQL
5 19 (5.57%) Ruby
6 18 (5.28%) Python
7 11 (3.23%) C#
8 8 (2.35%) C
8 8 (2.35%) Perl
9 6 (1.76%) Scala
10 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.88%) C++
11 3 (0.88%) XQuery
11 3 (0.88%) VBScript
11 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.59%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) PHP5
12 2 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 25 (7.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.47%) ISEB
3 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Varnish
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.29%) Xen
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Postfix
3 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 26 (7.62%) Puppet
2 21 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.28%) Ansible
4 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) yum
5 2 (0.59%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.29%) Salt
6 1 (0.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (7.92%) Adobe
2 18 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.52%) Google
4 8 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle
6 6 (1.76%) Facebook
7 5 (1.47%) Twitter
8 4 (1.17%) Cisco
8 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.88%) SAP
9 3 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.59%) Polycom
10 2 (0.59%) Tandberg
10 2 (0.59%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.59%) Tableau
10 2 (0.59%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.59%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.59%) Sony
10 2 (0.59%) Aprimo
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Not specified
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TFL
Rate: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: Rate tbc
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Wokingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago