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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 400 355 265
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -90
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 188 241 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.51% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 173 237
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
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
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -16 129 £400 +1.26% 50
South East -10 32 £360 +18.03% 26
South West -22 8 £330 +10.00% 5
North West -15 7 - - 6
East Midlands - 7 £163 -
Yorkshire -20 3 £375 +15.38% 3
East of England +21 2 £343 -23.88% 6
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 151 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.18%) HTML
3 100 (27.10%) JavaScript
4 99 (26.83%) CSS
5 72 (19.51%) Java
5 72 (19.51%) TDD
6 59 (15.99%) PHP
7 53 (14.36%) Scrum
7 53 (14.36%) Marketing
8 52 (14.09%) jQuery
9 51 (13.82%) HTML5
10 49 (13.28%) Web Services
11 42 (11.38%) Linux
12 41 (11.11%) MySQL
13 39 (10.57%) BDD
13 39 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (10.57%) CSS3
14 37 (10.03%) User Experience
15 36 (9.76%) AngularJS
15 36 (9.76%) Publishing
16 33 (8.94%) Finance
17 31 (8.40%) Web Development
18 30 (8.13%) Software Engineering
18 30 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
19 29 (7.86%) Advertising
19 29 (7.86%) XML
19 29 (7.86%) Adobe
20 27 (7.32%) OO
20 27 (7.32%) Degree
20 27 (7.32%) Analytics

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (6.78%) CMS
2 18 (4.88%) Drupal
2 18 (4.88%) Node.js
3 16 (4.34%) Apache
4 10 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.44%) WordPress
6 8 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.08%) nginx
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.08%) Lync
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.81%) IIS
9 3 (0.81%) Zope
9 3 (0.81%) Confluence
10 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (6.50%) Photoshop
2 21 (5.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (4.61%) MS Office
4 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.08%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (1.08%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.54%) InDesign
8 2 (0.54%) Maya
8 2 (0.54%) Quicktime
8 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.36%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.17%) GitHub
4 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) Force.com
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.52%) HTTP
2 9 (2.44%) Internet
3 5 (1.36%) WebEx
3 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.36%) Firewall
3 5 (1.36%) RTSP
4 4 (1.08%) H.323
5 3 (0.81%) DVB
5 3 (0.81%) FTP
6 2 (0.54%) NAS
6 2 (0.54%) IPsec
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) VPN
6 2 (0.54%) DHCP
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) MPLS
6 2 (0.54%) BGP
6 2 (0.54%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.11%) MySQL
2 17 (4.61%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.07%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.90%) Big Data
7 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.81%) Redis
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.81%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.81%) SimpleDB
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.54%) OLAP
9 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (7.05%) Cucumber
2 22 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.61%) Selenium
4 16 (4.34%) Subversion
5 15 (4.07%) JIRA
6 14 (3.79%) Maven
6 14 (3.79%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.98%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.71%) Grunt
9 7 (1.90%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.90%) JUnit
9 7 (1.90%) Axure RP
10 6 (1.63%) JBehave
10 6 (1.63%) Calabash
11 5 (1.36%) Appium
11 5 (1.36%) Hudson
11 5 (1.36%) webpack
11 5 (1.36%) Ant
11 5 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.36%) Mockito
General
1 53 (14.36%) Marketing
2 36 (9.76%) Publishing
3 33 (8.94%) Finance
4 29 (7.86%) Advertising
5 17 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.34%) Games
7 9 (2.44%) Banking
8 8 (2.17%) Retail
9 7 (1.90%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.81%) Law
11 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (36.31%) Developer
2 41 (11.11%) Analyst
3 23 (6.23%) Designer
3 23 (6.23%) Business Analyst
4 22 (5.96%) Web Developer
4 22 (5.96%) Java Developer
4 22 (5.96%) PHP Developer
5 18 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 16 (4.34%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (4.34%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (3.25%) Lead Developer
9 11 (2.98%) Architect
10 9 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.17%) Digital Project Manager
11 8 (2.17%) Lead Software Engineer
11 8 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (2.17%) Consultant
12 7 (1.90%) Tester
12 7 (1.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (28.18%) HTML
2 99 (26.83%) CSS
3 52 (14.09%) jQuery
4 51 (13.82%) HTML5
5 49 (13.28%) Web Services
6 39 (10.57%) CSS3
7 36 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 29 (7.86%) XML
9 19 (5.15%) JSON
10 18 (4.88%) RESTful
11 17 (4.61%) .NET
12 16 (4.34%) Backbone.js
13 15 (4.07%) REST
14 14 (3.79%) XHTML
15 13 (3.52%) XSLT
16 12 (3.25%) Spring
16 12 (3.25%) Flash
16 12 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (2.71%) Symfony
17 10 (2.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.03%) User Experience
2 26 (7.05%) Social Media
3 19 (5.15%) Video on Demand
4 18 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.98%) Open Source
7 10 (2.71%) Video Editing
7 10 (2.71%) W3C
8 8 (2.17%) Animation
9 6 (1.63%) BBC
9 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.63%) New Media
10 5 (1.36%) NHS
10 5 (1.36%) Interactive TV
10 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.36%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.08%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.38%) Linux
2 18 (4.88%) UNIX
3 14 (3.79%) Windows
4 13 (3.52%) Android
5 8 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.36%) CentOS
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.81%) VMS
8 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (19.51%) TDD
3 53 (14.36%) Scrum
4 39 (10.57%) BDD
5 31 (8.40%) Web Development
6 30 (8.13%) Software Engineering
6 30 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (7.32%) OO
7 27 (7.32%) Analytics
8 26 (7.05%) DevOps
9 23 (6.23%) E-Commerce
9 23 (6.23%) MVC
10 22 (5.96%) Content Management
11 20 (5.42%) Project Management
12 19 (5.15%) SOA
13 18 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (4.61%) SEO
15 15 (4.07%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.10%) JavaScript
2 72 (19.51%) Java
3 59 (15.99%) PHP
4 25 (6.78%) SQL
5 18 (4.88%) Ruby
6 17 (4.61%) Python
7 13 (3.52%) C#
7 13 (3.52%) XQuery
7 13 (3.52%) Scala
8 12 (3.25%) Perl
9 9 (2.44%) C
10 8 (2.17%) XPath
11 5 (1.36%) VBScript
11 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.08%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.54%) PHP5
14 2 (0.54%) Haskell
14 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (7.32%) Degree
2 7 (1.90%) ISEB
3 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.54%) JNCIP
4 2 (0.54%) CCNP
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.05%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) WAI
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Varnish
3 2 (0.54%) Postfix
3 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (6.50%) Puppet
2 21 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.34%) Ansible
4 8 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.81%) Mesos
6 3 (0.81%) Salt
6 3 (0.81%) Control-M
6 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.54%) yum
7 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.27%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (7.86%) Adobe
2 20 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.61%) Oracle
4 12 (3.25%) Google
5 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.44%) Cisco
7 5 (1.36%) SAP
8 4 (1.08%) Polycom
8 4 (1.08%) Tandberg
8 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.08%) Facebook
8 4 (1.08%) Twitter
8 4 (1.08%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.81%) Apple
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
9 3 (0.81%) Zend
9 3 (0.81%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.54%) Omniture
10 2 (0.54%) Avaya
10 2 (0.54%) Juniper
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