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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 431 399 260
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -139
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 170 173 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.35% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.08% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 268
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
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
16564 16053 15618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.50% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10637 9856 9462
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 622 677
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 July 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 30 July 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 -9 113 £375 -6.25% 51
South East +5 30 £338 +13.44% 11
North West -11 11 £330 +26.92%
South West -16 7 £288 -2.12% 35
Yorkshire -26 4 £375 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -1 3 - - 3
East of England +2 2 £185 - 1
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 159 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (29.53%) HTML
3 105 (29.25%) JavaScript
4 93 (25.91%) CSS
5 63 (17.55%) HTML5
6 59 (16.43%) Scrum
7 57 (15.88%) PHP
8 56 (15.60%) MySQL
9 52 (14.48%) Linux
10 50 (13.93%) Java
10 50 (13.93%) TDD
10 50 (13.93%) Marketing
11 48 (13.37%) CSS3
12 44 (12.26%) User Experience
13 40 (11.14%) Web Services
14 39 (10.86%) jQuery
15 38 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (10.31%) Telecoms
16 37 (10.31%) Publishing
17 33 (9.19%) SQL
18 32 (8.91%) Web Development
18 32 (8.91%) AngularJS
19 31 (8.64%) BDD
20 30 (8.36%) Node.js
20 30 (8.36%) Degree
20 30 (8.36%) CMS
21 29 (8.08%) Social Media
22 28 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (7.80%) Adobe
22 28 (7.80%) E-Commerce

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (8.36%) CMS
1 30 (8.36%) Node.js
2 15 (4.18%) Apache
3 14 (3.90%) Drupal
4 10 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.51%) WordPress
6 8 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.11%) Zope
8 4 (1.11%) nginx
8 4 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.11%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.84%) Jadu
9 3 (0.84%) Confluence
9 3 (0.84%) Mule
9 3 (0.84%) IIS
9 3 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (5.29%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.01%) MS Office
3 14 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.84%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.34%) GitHub
3 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.90%) HTTP
2 8 (2.23%) Internet
3 6 (1.67%) Firewall
3 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.11%) Intranet
5 3 (0.84%) RTSP
6 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.56%) DVB
6 2 (0.56%) H.323
6 2 (0.56%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.56%) Broadband
6 2 (0.56%) DHCP
6 2 (0.56%) WebEx
6 2 (0.56%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) ISDN
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.60%) MySQL
2 12 (3.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.34%) MongoDB
2 12 (3.34%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.11%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.11%) SimpleDB
5 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.84%) Redis
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.56%) OLAP
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.74%) Cucumber
4 14 (3.90%) Maven
5 13 (3.62%) Subversion
6 12 (3.34%) Selenium
7 11 (3.06%) JIRA
8 6 (1.67%) JUnit
8 6 (1.67%) Mockito
9 5 (1.39%) Calabash
10 4 (1.11%) Grunt
10 4 (1.11%) eggPlant
10 4 (1.11%) Appium
10 4 (1.11%) Hudson
10 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.11%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.84%) Ant
11 3 (0.84%) Mocha
11 3 (0.84%) Axure RP
General
1 50 (13.93%) Marketing
2 37 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.31%) Publishing
3 23 (6.41%) Finance
4 11 (3.06%) Multimedia
5 10 (2.79%) Advertising
6 8 (2.23%) Retail
7 6 (1.67%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 139 (38.72%) Developer
2 38 (10.58%) Analyst
3 29 (8.08%) Project Manager
4 25 (6.96%) PHP Developer
5 24 (6.69%) Business Analyst
6 22 (6.13%) Web Developer
7 20 (5.57%) Designer
8 13 (3.62%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (3.62%) Junior
9 12 (3.34%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.06%) Test Manager
10 11 (3.06%) UI Designer
11 10 (2.79%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.51%) Junior Developer
12 9 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (2.51%) UI/UX Designer
13 8 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.23%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (29.53%) HTML
2 93 (25.91%) CSS
3 63 (17.55%) HTML5
4 48 (13.37%) CSS3
5 40 (11.14%) Web Services
6 39 (10.86%) jQuery
7 32 (8.91%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.85%) RESTful
9 19 (5.29%) XML
9 19 (5.29%) .NET
10 16 (4.46%) React
11 15 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (3.34%) LAMP
12 12 (3.34%) Sass
12 12 (3.34%) REST
13 11 (3.06%) Backbone.js
13 11 (3.06%) JSON
14 10 (2.79%) Spring
14 10 (2.79%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.26%) User Experience
2 29 (8.08%) Social Media
3 17 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.62%) Video on Demand
5 12 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.39%) Animation
7 5 (1.39%) Blog
7 5 (1.39%) MPEG
7 5 (1.39%) NHS
7 5 (1.39%) IPTV
8 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.11%) BBC
8 4 (1.11%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.11%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.84%) Photography
9 3 (0.84%) STB
9 3 (0.84%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.48%) Linux
2 11 (3.06%) Android
3 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.84%) UNIX
5 3 (0.84%) Windows
6 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (16.43%) Scrum
3 50 (13.93%) TDD
4 32 (8.91%) Web Development
5 31 (8.64%) BDD
6 28 (7.80%) DevOps
6 28 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (7.80%) E-Commerce
7 24 (6.69%) Project Management
7 24 (6.69%) Content Management
7 24 (6.69%) Analytics
8 21 (5.85%) SEO
9 20 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (5.57%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (5.29%) MVC
11 18 (5.01%) Kanban
12 17 (4.74%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.74%) OO
13 16 (4.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.25%) JavaScript
2 57 (15.88%) PHP
3 50 (13.93%) Java
4 33 (9.19%) SQL
5 21 (5.85%) Ruby
6 18 (5.01%) Python
7 13 (3.62%) C#
8 10 (2.79%) C
9 8 (2.23%) Perl
10 6 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.11%) VBScript
11 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.84%) PHP5
12 3 (0.84%) Scala
12 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.84%) C++
13 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.56%) XPath
14 1 (0.28%) Lua
14 1 (0.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (8.36%) Degree
2 6 (1.67%) ISEB
3 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.29%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.51%) Docker
2 4 (1.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.13%) Puppet
2 17 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.18%) Ansible
4 6 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.84%) yum
6 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (7.80%) Adobe
2 17 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.79%) Google
4 9 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.23%) Facebook
6 7 (1.95%) Twitter
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle
8 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.11%) HP
9 4 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.84%) SAP
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco
11 2 (0.56%) Sony
11 2 (0.56%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.56%) Omniture
11 2 (0.56%) Tableau
11 2 (0.56%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.56%) Polycom
11 2 (0.56%) Tandberg
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