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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 413 373 250
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -123
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 182 204 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.42% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.32% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 140 259
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +72.41%
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
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 May 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 29 May 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 +6 134 £375 +3.80% 40
South East +1 30 £350 +9.37% 22
North West -14 6 - - 2
South West -6 5 £330 +14.78% 19
Yorkshire -21 4 £369 +13.46% 3
East of England +4 3 £260 -42.22% 1
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 148 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.27%) JavaScript
3 91 (27.08%) HTML
4 85 (25.30%) CSS
5 63 (18.75%) TDD
6 61 (18.15%) Java
7 52 (15.48%) PHP
8 51 (15.18%) Scrum
9 47 (13.99%) MySQL
10 46 (13.69%) Linux
10 46 (13.69%) Marketing
11 43 (12.80%) jQuery
12 42 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (11.61%) HTML5
13 39 (11.61%) Web Services
14 35 (10.42%) CSS3
15 34 (10.12%) BDD
16 32 (9.52%) Web Development
17 31 (9.23%) SQL
18 30 (8.93%) AngularJS
18 30 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 29 (8.63%) E-Commerce
19 29 (8.63%) Publishing
20 28 (8.33%) DevOps
21 27 (8.04%) Finance
21 27 (8.04%) Adobe
21 27 (8.04%) Node.js
22 26 (7.74%) Puppet
22 26 (7.74%) Degree
23 25 (7.44%) XML

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (8.04%) Node.js
2 22 (6.55%) CMS
3 16 (4.76%) Drupal
4 14 (4.17%) Apache
5 8 (2.38%) WordPress
5 8 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.19%) nginx
7 4 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.89%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.89%) Zope
8 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.89%) IIS
8 3 (0.89%) Confluence
8 3 (0.89%) Lync
9 2 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (5.65%) MS Office
2 13 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.19%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (1.19%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.60%) InDesign
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
4 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.98%) GitHub
3 8 (2.38%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Force.com
8 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.57%) HTTP
2 8 (2.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.49%) RTSP
4 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.19%) Firewall
4 4 (1.19%) WebEx
5 3 (0.89%) Telepresence
5 3 (0.89%) H.323
5 3 (0.89%) FTP
6 2 (0.60%) VPN
6 2 (0.60%) SSL
6 2 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.60%) MPLS
6 2 (0.60%) BGP
6 2 (0.60%) IPsec
6 2 (0.60%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) ISDN
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.99%) MySQL
2 14 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 14 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 14 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.19%) OLAP
6 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.89%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.89%) SimpleDB
7 3 (0.89%) Redis
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 22 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.87%) JIRA
4 13 (3.87%) Selenium
5 12 (3.57%) Subversion
6 11 (3.27%) Maven
7 8 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.79%) JBehave
9 5 (1.49%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.49%) Grunt
9 5 (1.49%) Ant
9 5 (1.49%) JUnit
9 5 (1.49%) Mockito
10 4 (1.19%) Calabash
11 3 (0.89%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.89%) Bower
11 3 (0.89%) Appium
11 3 (0.89%) RSpec
11 3 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 46 (13.69%) Marketing
2 29 (8.63%) Publishing
3 27 (8.04%) Finance
4 22 (6.55%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.06%) Advertising
6 11 (3.27%) Multimedia
7 9 (2.68%) Games
8 8 (2.38%) Retail
9 5 (1.49%) Banking
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (36.31%) Developer
2 35 (10.42%) Analyst
3 26 (7.74%) Project Manager
4 21 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 18 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.46%) Web Developer
7 14 (4.17%) Designer
7 14 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (3.27%) Software Engineer
10 10 (2.98%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
12 8 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
13 7 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (2.08%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.08%) Administrator
13 7 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (27.08%) HTML
2 85 (25.30%) CSS
3 43 (12.80%) jQuery
4 39 (11.61%) HTML5
4 39 (11.61%) Web Services
5 35 (10.42%) CSS3
6 30 (8.93%) AngularJS
7 25 (7.44%) XML
8 15 (4.46%) .NET
8 15 (4.46%) RESTful
9 14 (4.17%) JSON
10 13 (3.87%) React
11 12 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (2.98%) REST
12 10 (2.98%) Backbone.js
12 10 (2.98%) Flash
13 9 (2.68%) LAMP
13 9 (2.68%) Spring
13 9 (2.68%) XHTML
13 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.85%) Social Media
2 22 (6.55%) User Experience
3 14 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.27%) Video on Demand
5 9 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.38%) Animation
6 8 (2.38%) Video Editing
7 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.79%) BBC
8 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.49%) NHS
8 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.19%) New Media
10 3 (0.89%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.89%) IPTV
11 2 (0.60%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.60%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.60%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.60%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.69%) Linux
2 9 (2.68%) UNIX
2 9 (2.68%) Android
3 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.08%) Windows
5 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) CentOS
6 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.75%) TDD
3 51 (15.18%) Scrum
4 34 (10.12%) BDD
5 32 (9.52%) Web Development
6 30 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (8.63%) E-Commerce
8 28 (8.33%) DevOps
9 22 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.55%) Project Management
10 21 (6.25%) Analytics
11 19 (5.65%) SOA
12 18 (5.36%) Kanban
13 17 (5.06%) OO
13 17 (5.06%) Pair Programming
13 17 (5.06%) Content Management
13 17 (5.06%) MVC
13 17 (5.06%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.27%) JavaScript
2 61 (18.15%) Java
3 52 (15.48%) PHP
4 31 (9.23%) SQL
5 18 (5.36%) Ruby
5 18 (5.36%) Python
6 10 (2.98%) Perl
6 10 (2.98%) C#
7 9 (2.68%) C
8 7 (2.08%) XQuery
8 7 (2.08%) Scala
9 4 (1.19%) XPath
9 4 (1.19%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (1.19%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.19%) VBScript
9 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.60%) Clojure
11 2 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (7.74%) Degree
2 5 (1.49%) ISEB
3 3 (0.89%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.60%) CCNP
4 2 (0.60%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.65%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Xen
2 2 (0.60%) Varnish
2 2 (0.60%) Postfix
2 2 (0.60%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (7.74%) Puppet
2 22 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.60%) yum
5 2 (0.60%) Mesos
5 2 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.60%) Salt
5 2 (0.60%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (8.04%) Adobe
2 20 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.27%) Oracle
3 11 (3.27%) Google
4 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.08%) Cisco
6 5 (1.49%) Facebook
6 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.49%) SAP
7 4 (1.19%) Twitter
8 3 (0.89%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.89%) Tableau
8 3 (0.89%) Polycom
8 3 (0.89%) Tandberg
9 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.60%) Omniture
9 2 (0.60%) Aprimo
9 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.60%) Quark
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