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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 388 278 269
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -9
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 203 320 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 2.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 237 228
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 £38.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% +76.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
London -56 150 £400 +6.66% 56
South West -26 18 £300 - 6
South East -44 12 £463 +48.00% 3
North West -18 6 - - 1
East of England -26 6 £300 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -18 4 £260 +4.00% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £325 - 5
East Midlands +2 3 £325 -18.75% 2
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (24.14%) HTML
3 93 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 91 (22.41%) TDD
5 78 (19.21%) Java
6 77 (18.97%) CSS
6 77 (18.97%) Scrum
7 64 (15.76%) PHP
8 57 (14.04%) MySQL
9 52 (12.81%) Linux
10 51 (12.56%) HTML5
11 47 (11.58%) jQuery
12 45 (11.08%) Web Services
13 44 (10.84%) Project Management
14 42 (10.34%) MVC
15 40 (9.85%) Marketing
16 39 (9.61%) CMS
16 39 (9.61%) BDD
17 38 (9.36%) Telecoms
18 37 (9.11%) OO
19 35 (8.62%) .NET
20 34 (8.37%) Finance
21 31 (7.64%) C#
21 31 (7.64%) Apple iOS
22 30 (7.39%) Python
22 30 (7.39%) Android
23 29 (7.14%) JSON
24 28 (6.90%) Degree
24 28 (6.90%) Ruby
24 28 (6.90%) Git (software)

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (9.61%) CMS
2 14 (3.45%) Apache
3 12 (2.96%) Drupal
4 10 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.22%) Node.js
6 8 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.97%) IIS
7 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.48%) WordPress
8 6 (1.48%) Confluence
9 5 (1.23%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (0.99%) SAS
11 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.49%) Moodle
12 2 (0.49%) lighttpd
Applications
1 16 (3.94%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.23%) SPSS
3 5 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.99%) InDesign
4 4 (0.99%) MS Project
4 4 (0.99%) MS Office
5 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Mingle
7 1 (0.25%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 13 (3.20%) Google Analytics
2 10 (2.46%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.48%) IaaS
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.74%) SaaS
6 3 (0.74%) GitHub
7 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Heroku
7 2 (0.49%) Force.com
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.25%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.25%) Pure360
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) HTTP
1 7 (1.72%) Internet
1 7 (1.72%) Firewall
2 6 (1.48%) VPN
3 5 (1.23%) LAN
3 5 (1.23%) Intranet
4 4 (0.99%) Network Security
5 3 (0.74%) LDAP
5 3 (0.74%) WAN
5 3 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.49%) DHCP
6 2 (0.49%) GSM
6 2 (0.49%) UMTS
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
6 2 (0.49%) SSH
6 2 (0.49%) RTSP
6 2 (0.49%) VRRP
6 2 (0.49%) MPLS
6 2 (0.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.04%) MySQL
2 24 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (1.48%) Big Data
6 5 (1.23%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.49%) IDOL
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.65%) Cucumber
3 22 (5.42%) JIRA
4 21 (5.17%) Selenium
5 16 (3.94%) Subversion
6 12 (2.96%) WebDriver
7 9 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (1.97%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.72%) RSpec
9 7 (1.72%) Maven
9 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.23%) Xcode
11 5 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.99%) JBehave
12 4 (0.99%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.99%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (9.85%) Marketing
2 38 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.37%) Finance
4 28 (6.90%) Publishing
5 19 (4.68%) Retail
6 11 (2.71%) Games
6 11 (2.71%) Advertising
7 9 (2.22%) Banking
8 4 (0.99%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (42.12%) Developer
2 49 (12.07%) Analyst
3 44 (10.84%) Project Manager
4 31 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 30 (7.39%) PHP Developer
6 24 (5.91%) Architect
7 23 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 22 (5.42%) Web Developer
9 20 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.68%) Front-End Developer
11 18 (4.43%) Designer
12 14 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
12 14 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
13 13 (3.20%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (2.96%) .NET Developer
15 11 (2.71%) Software Developer
16 10 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
17 9 (2.22%) Consultant
17 9 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
17 9 (2.22%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (24.14%) HTML
2 77 (18.97%) CSS
3 51 (12.56%) HTML5
4 47 (11.58%) jQuery
5 45 (11.08%) Web Services
6 35 (8.62%) .NET
7 29 (7.14%) JSON
8 23 (5.67%) Spring
9 22 (5.42%) ASP.NET
9 22 (5.42%) XML
9 22 (5.42%) CSS3
9 22 (5.42%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.94%) SOAP
10 16 (3.94%) Ajax
10 16 (3.94%) LAMP
11 14 (3.45%) Backbone.js
12 13 (3.20%) Grails
13 12 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (2.71%) XHTML
15 10 (2.46%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.91%) Social Media
2 16 (3.94%) Open Source
3 14 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.71%) NHS
5 10 (2.46%) IPTV
6 8 (1.97%) FMCG
7 7 (1.72%) iPhone
7 7 (1.72%) Animation
8 6 (1.48%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.48%) DTV
9 5 (1.23%) Handset
9 5 (1.23%) iPad
9 5 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.99%) W3C
10 4 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.74%) BBC
11 3 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.81%) Linux
2 31 (7.64%) Apple iOS
3 30 (7.39%) Android
4 19 (4.68%) Windows
5 12 (2.96%) UNIX
6 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) webOS
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.41%) TDD
3 77 (18.97%) Scrum
4 44 (10.84%) Project Management
5 42 (10.34%) MVC
6 39 (9.61%) BDD
7 37 (9.11%) OO
8 27 (6.65%) Analytics
9 26 (6.40%) OOP
10 25 (6.16%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.67%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.17%) SEO
13 19 (4.68%) Android Development
14 17 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (3.94%) Web Development
15 16 (3.94%) Digital Marketing
16 15 (3.69%) iOS Development
16 15 (3.69%) DevOps
16 15 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.91%) JavaScript
2 78 (19.21%) Java
3 64 (15.76%) PHP
4 31 (7.64%) C#
5 30 (7.39%) Python
6 28 (6.90%) Ruby
7 18 (4.43%) SQL
8 14 (3.45%) Scala
9 13 (3.20%) Groovy
10 11 (2.71%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.46%) PHP5
12 9 (2.22%) C++
13 8 (1.97%) C
13 8 (1.97%) Perl
14 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.49%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.49%) Tcl
16 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (6.90%) Degree
2 12 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.23%) ISEB
4 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.74%) PMP
5 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCNP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) GISP
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.67%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.49%) Xen
4 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.97%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.49%) Nagios
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.49%) Ansible
4 2 (0.49%) Salt
5 1 (0.25%) YUM
5 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (4.19%) Microsoft
1 17 (4.19%) Google
2 12 (2.96%) Oracle
3 10 (2.46%) Zend
4 9 (2.22%) Adobe
5 8 (1.97%) SAP
5 8 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.72%) Omniture
7 6 (1.48%) Tableau
7 6 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.23%) Facebook
9 4 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.99%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.99%) hybris
10 3 (0.74%) VMware
10 3 (0.74%) Apple
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco
11 2 (0.49%) IBM
11 2 (0.49%) ATG
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