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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 380 324 235
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -89
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 217 259 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.69% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 198 267
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.09 £9.00 £26.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.38% -66.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 £10.38
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -13.25%
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
15928 15286 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.56% 32.16% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 9751 8667
Average daily rate £415 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 620 765
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 24 November 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
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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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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 -16 149 £413 +13.79% 54
South East -39 35 £388 +26.53% 13
South West -30 16 £325 +8.33% 6
East of England -8 6 £350 -5.08% 4
North West -8 4 £350 +55.55% 3
East Midlands 0 3 £325 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 3 £350 - 7
West Midlands -15 3 £300 +20.00% 2
North East - - - -
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 201 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (26.81%) HTML
3 108 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 108 (26.09%) TDD
4 97 (23.43%) CSS
5 90 (21.74%) Scrum
6 75 (18.12%) Java
7 74 (17.87%) jQuery
8 70 (16.91%) HTML5
9 61 (14.73%) PHP
10 58 (14.01%) Marketing
11 53 (12.80%) User Experience
12 50 (12.08%) Linux
13 49 (11.84%) MySQL
14 48 (11.59%) BDD
15 46 (11.11%) MVC
16 43 (10.39%) CMS
16 43 (10.39%) Software Engineering
17 41 (9.90%) Project Management
18 39 (9.42%) Git (software)
18 39 (9.42%) CSS3
19 37 (8.94%) .NET
19 37 (8.94%) Finance
20 36 (8.70%) Publishing
21 34 (8.21%) OO
22 33 (7.97%) AngularJS
23 32 (7.73%) Games
24 31 (7.49%) Degree
25 30 (7.25%) XML
25 30 (7.25%) C#

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (10.39%) CMS
2 27 (6.52%) Apache
3 15 (3.62%) Drupal
4 14 (3.38%) Node.js
5 12 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.42%) WordPress
7 8 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.93%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.69%) Confluence
9 6 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
9 6 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.97%) SAS
10 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (6.28%) Photoshop
2 21 (5.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (3.62%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.69%) MS Office
5 5 (1.21%) InDesign
5 5 (1.21%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.97%) SPSS
6 4 (0.97%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.48%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) Maya
8 1 (0.24%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.21%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.69%) IaaS
3 6 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.97%) GitHub
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) Heroku
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.66%) HTTP
2 10 (2.42%) Intranet
3 8 (1.93%) Firewall
4 6 (1.45%) Internet
5 5 (1.21%) VPN
6 4 (0.97%) Network Security
7 3 (0.72%) DVB
8 2 (0.48%) MPLS
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.48%) LAN
8 2 (0.48%) FTP
8 2 (0.48%) VRRP
8 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 2 (0.48%) SSH
8 2 (0.48%) RTSP
8 2 (0.48%) AMQP
8 2 (0.48%) BGP
9 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.24%) FWSM
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.84%) MySQL
2 22 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.45%) Big Data
6 6 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 39 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 26 (6.28%) Jasmine
3 26 (6.28%) Karma Test Runner
4 18 (4.35%) Selenium
5 14 (3.38%) Subversion
5 14 (3.38%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.14%) JIRA
7 12 (2.90%) Maven
7 12 (2.90%) Grunt
8 10 (2.42%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.17%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.69%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.45%) Hudson
12 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.21%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.21%) QUnit
13 4 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.97%) RSpec
13 4 (0.97%) JBehave
General
1 58 (14.01%) Marketing
2 37 (8.94%) Finance
3 36 (8.70%) Publishing
4 32 (7.73%) Games
5 27 (6.52%) Advertising
6 15 (3.62%) Retail
7 10 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.24%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (46.38%) Developer
2 46 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 44 (10.63%) Analyst
4 36 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 31 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 28 (6.76%) PHP Developer
6 28 (6.76%) Architect
7 26 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.07%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.07%) Designer
8 21 (5.07%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 15 (3.62%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (3.62%) Python/Django Developer
11 13 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (3.14%) Marketing Manager
11 13 (3.14%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
13 11 (2.66%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (26.81%) HTML
2 97 (23.43%) CSS
3 74 (17.87%) jQuery
4 70 (16.91%) HTML5
5 39 (9.42%) CSS3
6 37 (8.94%) .NET
7 33 (7.97%) AngularJS
8 30 (7.25%) XML
9 27 (6.52%) Web Services
10 23 (5.56%) Backbone.js
11 21 (5.07%) Django
12 19 (4.59%) JSON
12 19 (4.59%) Gherkin
12 19 (4.59%) Spring
13 17 (4.11%) Sass
14 16 (3.86%) Ajax
15 15 (3.62%) XHTML
16 14 (3.38%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.38%) REST
17 11 (2.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.80%) User Experience
2 24 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.59%) Social Media
4 17 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.86%) Visualisation
6 14 (3.38%) W3C
7 12 (2.90%) Open Source
8 11 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.17%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.21%) iPad
10 5 (1.21%) Animation
10 5 (1.21%) NHS
10 5 (1.21%) Interactive TV
10 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.97%) New Media
11 4 (0.97%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.72%) FMCG
12 3 (0.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.08%) Linux
2 20 (4.83%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.59%) Android
4 17 (4.11%) Windows
5 13 (3.14%) UNIX
6 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.72%) CentOS
7 3 (0.72%) VMS
7 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.48%) webOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) SUSE
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (26.09%) TDD
3 90 (21.74%) Scrum
4 48 (11.59%) BDD
5 46 (11.11%) MVC
6 43 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 41 (9.90%) Project Management
8 34 (8.21%) OO
9 28 (6.76%) Analytics
10 21 (5.07%) Web Development
11 18 (4.35%) SOA
11 18 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (4.11%) Content Management
13 16 (3.86%) OOP
14 15 (3.62%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.62%) SEO
14 15 (3.62%) Web Design
14 15 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (3.38%) User Stories
15 14 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 108 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 75 (18.12%) Java
3 61 (14.73%) PHP
4 30 (7.25%) C#
5 29 (7.00%) Python
6 20 (4.83%) SQL
7 17 (4.11%) Ruby
8 16 (3.86%) Scala
9 9 (2.17%) PHP5
10 8 (1.93%) XQuery
10 8 (1.93%) Perl
11 7 (1.69%) XPath
12 6 (1.45%) C++
13 5 (1.21%) Groovy
14 4 (0.97%) C
14 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.72%) VBScript
15 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.48%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 31 (7.49%) Degree
2 9 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.45%) ISEB
5 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.72%) PMP
6 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Xen
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.69%) Puppet
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.97%) Ansible
5 3 (0.72%) Salt
6 2 (0.48%) Mesos
6 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.48%) Control-M
6 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) YUM
Vendors
1 22 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.83%) Google
3 19 (4.59%) Adobe
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle
5 8 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.69%) Zend
6 7 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.45%) Facebook
8 5 (1.21%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.97%) Twitter
9 4 (0.97%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.97%) IBM
9 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.97%) Remedy
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) SAP
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco
10 3 (0.72%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.72%) hybris
10 3 (0.72%) Tableau
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £420 - £440 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Kidderminster
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Fanbookz.com
Rate: matched to the experience you bring
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Fanbookz.com
Rate: From £20 to £35 per annum Salary levels will be matched to experience
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