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 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 386 309 271
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -38
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 206 286 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.88% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 207 239
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£388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 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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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 -35 147 £400 +6.66% 64
South West -29 23 £325 +8.33% 7
South East -27 11 £425 +41.66% 5
East of England -17 9 £305 -18.66% 2
North West -7 6 - - 4
East Midlands +4 5 £325 -18.75%
Yorkshire +1 4 £338 +3.84% 6
West Midlands -26 2 £225 -10.00% 1
North East - - - -
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 184 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (24.63%) HTML
3 97 (24.13%) TDD
4 95 (23.63%) JavaScript
5 80 (19.90%) Scrum
6 79 (19.65%) CSS
7 72 (17.91%) Java
8 58 (14.43%) PHP
8 58 (14.43%) MySQL
9 52 (12.94%) HTML5
10 51 (12.69%) Linux
11 50 (12.44%) jQuery
12 47 (11.69%) MVC
13 46 (11.44%) User Experience
14 44 (10.95%) Project Management
15 42 (10.45%) CMS
16 40 (9.95%) Web Services
17 38 (9.45%) .NET
17 38 (9.45%) OO
17 38 (9.45%) Marketing
17 38 (9.45%) BDD
18 37 (9.20%) Git (software)
19 34 (8.46%) C#
20 32 (7.96%) Python
20 32 (7.96%) Finance
21 31 (7.71%) Telecoms
22 29 (7.21%) Analytics
23 28 (6.97%) Apple iOS
23 28 (6.97%) Publishing
23 28 (6.97%) Android

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (10.45%) CMS
2 21 (5.22%) Apache
3 13 (3.23%) Node.js
4 12 (2.99%) Drupal
4 12 (2.99%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.99%) IIS
8 7 (1.74%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (1.49%) Confluence
10 5 (1.24%) WordPress
11 4 (1.00%) SAS
12 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (3.48%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.24%) SPSS
4 5 (1.24%) MS Office
5 4 (1.00%) InDesign
6 3 (0.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.75%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.25%) Mingle
8 1 (0.25%) Gephi
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Google Analytics
2 10 (2.49%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.24%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.74%) IaaS
4 5 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 3 (0.75%) GitHub
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.50%) Force.com
7 2 (0.50%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Heroku
7 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.25%) Pure360
8 1 (0.25%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.24%) HTTP
2 8 (1.99%) Firewall
3 7 (1.74%) Internet
3 7 (1.74%) VPN
4 6 (1.49%) Intranet
5 4 (1.00%) Network Security
5 4 (1.00%) LAN
6 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) SSH
7 2 (0.50%) RTSP
7 2 (0.50%) AMQP
7 2 (0.50%) HSPA
7 2 (0.50%) LTE
7 2 (0.50%) VRRP
7 2 (0.50%) Wireless
7 2 (0.50%) LDAP
7 2 (0.50%) UMTS
7 2 (0.50%) WAN
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.43%) MySQL
2 24 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (3.98%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.24%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.24%) Big Data
8 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.50%) IDOL
10 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.72%) Cucumber
3 20 (4.98%) JIRA
4 18 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
4 18 (4.48%) Selenium
5 17 (4.23%) Jasmine
6 14 (3.48%) Subversion
7 11 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.49%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.99%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.74%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.74%) Maven
11 6 (1.49%) Xcode
12 5 (1.24%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.24%) RSpec
13 4 (1.00%) Hudson
13 4 (1.00%) Grunt
14 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (9.45%) Marketing
2 32 (7.96%) Finance
3 31 (7.71%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.97%) Publishing
5 21 (5.22%) Games
6 14 (3.48%) Retail
7 11 (2.74%) Advertising
8 6 (1.49%) Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 3 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.25%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 179 (44.53%) Developer
2 45 (11.19%) Analyst
2 45 (11.19%) Project Manager
3 30 (7.46%) PHP Developer
4 28 (6.97%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.22%) Architect
6 24 (5.97%) Web Developer
7 23 (5.72%) Java Developer
8 20 (4.98%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 16 (3.98%) Agile Project Manager
10 16 (3.98%) Designer
11 15 (3.73%) Python Developer
11 15 (3.73%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
13 11 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.49%) C# Developer
14 10 (2.49%) Consultant
14 10 (2.49%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (24.63%) HTML
2 79 (19.65%) CSS
3 52 (12.94%) HTML5
4 50 (12.44%) jQuery
5 40 (9.95%) Web Services
6 38 (9.45%) .NET
7 28 (6.97%) JSON
8 24 (5.97%) CSS3
8 24 (5.97%) AngularJS
9 23 (5.72%) XML
10 21 (5.22%) ASP.NET
10 21 (5.22%) Spring
11 16 (3.98%) Django
11 16 (3.98%) Ajax
12 15 (3.73%) Backbone.js
13 14 (3.48%) Gherkin
13 14 (3.48%) LAMP
13 14 (3.48%) SOAP
14 11 (2.74%) Grails
15 10 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.44%) User Experience
2 24 (5.97%) Social Media
3 19 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.99%) Open Source
6 10 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.99%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.99%) NHS
8 7 (1.74%) iPhone
8 7 (1.74%) Animation
8 7 (1.74%) IPTV
9 6 (1.49%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.24%) iPad
10 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.24%) DTV
10 5 (1.24%) Handset
11 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.00%) FMCG
12 3 (0.75%) New Media
12 3 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.69%) Linux
2 28 (6.97%) Apple iOS
2 28 (6.97%) Android
3 17 (4.23%) Windows
4 8 (1.99%) UNIX
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) webOS
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.13%) TDD
3 80 (19.90%) Scrum
4 47 (11.69%) MVC
5 44 (10.95%) Project Management
6 38 (9.45%) OO
6 38 (9.45%) BDD
7 29 (7.21%) Analytics
8 27 (6.72%) OOP
9 24 (5.97%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.72%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.73%) SEO
11 19 (4.73%) Web Development
11 19 (4.73%) Android Development
12 17 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.98%) iOS Development
14 15 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (3.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (3.48%) User Stories
15 14 (3.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.63%) JavaScript
2 72 (17.91%) Java
3 58 (14.43%) PHP
4 34 (8.46%) C#
5 32 (7.96%) Python
6 21 (5.22%) Ruby
7 18 (4.48%) SQL
8 12 (2.99%) Scala
8 12 (2.99%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.74%) PHP5
9 11 (2.74%) Groovy
10 8 (1.99%) C
10 8 (1.99%) C++
11 7 (1.74%) Perl
12 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.50%) Tcl
15 1 (0.25%) R
15 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (6.97%) Degree
2 12 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) ISEB
4 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.00%) PMP
5 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) GISP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.98%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Xen
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Nagios
4 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) YUM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (5.97%) Google
2 20 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.74%) Adobe
4 10 (2.49%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.99%) Zend
5 8 (1.99%) Oracle
6 7 (1.74%) Facebook
6 7 (1.74%) SAP
6 7 (1.74%) Omniture
7 6 (1.49%) Tableau
8 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.00%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.00%) Twitter
9 4 (1.00%) hybris
10 3 (0.75%) VMware
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco
11 2 (0.50%) IBM
11 2 (0.50%) Apple
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Strike IT Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £33000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago