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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 382 330 209
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -121
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 183 224 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.51% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.62% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 172 273
Average daily rate
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£418 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £340
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.76 £33.20 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +55.00%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 129 £421 +5.31% 65
South East -2 30 £440 +37.50% 12
South West -28 12 £300 - 6
North West -9 7 £388 +3.33% 4
East of England 0 2 £430 +37.60% 4
West Midlands +1 1 £300 +13.20%
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 181 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (28.50%) HTML
3 114 (28.01%) JavaScript
4 107 (26.29%) CSS
5 106 (26.04%) TDD
6 82 (20.15%) Java
7 80 (19.66%) Scrum
8 79 (19.41%) jQuery
9 61 (14.99%) HTML5
10 60 (14.74%) PHP
11 59 (14.50%) Marketing
12 49 (12.04%) Software Engineering
13 48 (11.79%) Linux
14 46 (11.30%) MySQL
15 42 (10.32%) BDD
15 42 (10.32%) User Experience
16 41 (10.07%) Finance
17 40 (9.83%) Git (software)
18 37 (9.09%) MVC
18 37 (9.09%) CMS
18 37 (9.09%) CSS3
19 36 (8.85%) Games
19 36 (8.85%) Advertising
20 34 (8.35%) Python
21 33 (8.11%) Publishing
22 32 (7.86%) Photoshop
22 32 (7.86%) .NET
22 32 (7.86%) Cucumber
23 31 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
23 31 (7.62%) Web Services

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (9.09%) CMS
2 29 (7.13%) Apache
3 19 (4.67%) Drupal
4 14 (3.44%) Node.js
5 10 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.46%) WordPress
5 10 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (1.47%) Confluence
7 6 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (7.86%) Photoshop
2 27 (6.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (3.93%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.70%) MS Office
5 7 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.47%) InDesign
6 6 (1.47%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.98%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.74%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.74%) SPSS
10 2 (0.49%) Maya
10 2 (0.49%) Quicktime
10 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.98%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.72%) IaaS
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.98%) Office 365
6 3 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.95%) HTTP
2 11 (2.70%) Firewall
3 9 (2.21%) Intranet
3 9 (2.21%) Internet
4 6 (1.47%) VPN
5 4 (0.98%) FTP
5 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.74%) RTSP
6 3 (0.74%) BGP
6 3 (0.74%) MPLS
6 3 (0.74%) DVB
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 2 (0.49%) IPsec
7 2 (0.49%) VRRP
7 2 (0.49%) H.323
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) DHCP
7 2 (0.49%) DNS
7 2 (0.49%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.30%) MySQL
2 19 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (3.93%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.44%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.21%) Big Data
8 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.74%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.86%) Cucumber
3 26 (6.39%) Jasmine
4 23 (5.65%) Karma Test Runner
5 21 (5.16%) Selenium
6 18 (4.42%) WebDriver
7 15 (3.69%) JIRA
8 14 (3.44%) Subversion
9 12 (2.95%) Maven
9 12 (2.95%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.70%) Grunt
11 7 (1.72%) Axure RP
11 7 (1.72%) JBehave
11 7 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (1.47%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.47%) Hudson
12 6 (1.47%) Appium
13 5 (1.23%) Calabash
13 5 (1.23%) QUnit
13 5 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (14.50%) Marketing
2 41 (10.07%) Finance
3 36 (8.85%) Games
3 36 (8.85%) Advertising
4 33 (8.11%) Publishing
5 11 (2.70%) Retail
6 8 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.97%) Banking
7 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.23%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.98%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.74%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 172 (42.26%) Developer
2 45 (11.06%) Analyst
3 33 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
4 32 (7.86%) Project Manager
5 26 (6.39%) Designer
6 25 (6.14%) Java Developer
6 25 (6.14%) PHP Developer
7 24 (5.90%) Architect
8 21 (5.16%) Business Analyst
9 20 (4.91%) Software Engineer
10 19 (4.67%) Python Developer
11 16 (3.93%) Web Developer
12 15 (3.69%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.44%) Python/Django Developer
14 13 (3.19%) Marketing Manager
14 13 (3.19%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.95%) Lead Developer
15 12 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
16 10 (2.46%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.50%) HTML
2 107 (26.29%) CSS
3 79 (19.41%) jQuery
4 61 (14.99%) HTML5
5 37 (9.09%) CSS3
6 32 (7.86%) .NET
7 31 (7.62%) Web Services
8 30 (7.37%) XML
8 30 (7.37%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.91%) Backbone.js
10 19 (4.67%) Gherkin
10 19 (4.67%) Django
11 17 (4.18%) XSLT
12 16 (3.93%) REST
13 15 (3.69%) JSON
13 15 (3.69%) Flash
14 14 (3.44%) XHTML
14 14 (3.44%) Ajax
14 14 (3.44%) Spring
15 12 (2.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.32%) User Experience
2 22 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.42%) Visualisation
4 17 (4.18%) Social Media
5 16 (3.93%) Video on Demand
6 15 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.69%) W3C
7 13 (3.19%) Open Source
8 12 (2.95%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.46%) Video Editing
9 10 (2.46%) Animation
10 9 (2.21%) New Media
11 7 (1.72%) Interactive TV
12 4 (0.98%) BBC
12 4 (0.98%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.98%) iPad
12 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.74%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.79%) Linux
2 20 (4.91%) UNIX
2 20 (4.91%) Windows
3 11 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.46%) Android
5 6 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.98%) CentOS
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.74%) VMS
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.49%) webOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.04%) TDD
3 80 (19.66%) Scrum
4 49 (12.04%) Software Engineering
5 42 (10.32%) BDD
6 37 (9.09%) MVC
7 29 (7.13%) OO
7 29 (7.13%) Project Management
8 26 (6.39%) Web Development
8 26 (6.39%) Analytics
9 24 (5.90%) SOA
10 20 (4.91%) Content Management
11 18 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (4.18%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.93%) Web Design
13 16 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.69%) Test Automation
14 15 (3.69%) PRINCE2
15 14 (3.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 114 (28.01%) JavaScript
2 82 (20.15%) Java
3 60 (14.74%) PHP
4 34 (8.35%) Python
5 26 (6.39%) SQL
6 25 (6.14%) C#
7 23 (5.65%) Ruby
8 20 (4.91%) Scala
9 15 (3.69%) XQuery
10 12 (2.95%) Perl
11 10 (2.46%) XPath
12 7 (1.72%) C
13 6 (1.47%) C++
14 5 (1.23%) PHP5
14 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.23%) VBScript
15 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.98%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (6.88%) Degree
2 9 (2.21%) ISEB
3 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.49%) CCNP
6 2 (0.49%) PMP
6 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.49%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.90%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) WAI
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) Xen
3 3 (0.74%) Docker
4 2 (0.49%) Postfix
4 2 (0.49%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.69%) Puppet
3 10 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (1.97%) Ansible
5 5 (1.23%) Salt
6 4 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.74%) Mesos
7 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.74%) Control-M
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
8 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.25%) yum
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (6.88%) Adobe
2 21 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.42%) Oracle
4 16 (3.93%) Google
5 8 (1.97%) Cisco
5 8 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.47%) Facebook
7 5 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.23%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.98%) Remedy
8 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.98%) Twitter
8 4 (0.98%) Tableau
9 3 (0.74%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.74%) Zend
9 3 (0.74%) Apple
9 3 (0.74%) Juniper
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 3 (0.74%) SAP
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