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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 469 414 363
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -51
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 127 182 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.22% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 115 167
Average daily rate £375 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £309
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Average hourly rate £34.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.05 £25.76 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.76 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +108.12%
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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 99 £400 -5.88% 28
South East -1 10 £225 -48.86% 14
North West -19 5 £365 -5.80% 4
East Midlands -13 4 £263 +61.53% 1
East of England +3 3 £300 -30.23% 4
South West -7 3 £275 -8.33% 15
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 5
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (32.56%) HTML
3 86 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 76 (25.25%) CSS
5 68 (22.59%) Marketing
6 58 (19.27%) HTML5
6 58 (19.27%) Telecoms
7 44 (14.62%) jQuery
8 40 (13.29%) .NET
9 38 (12.62%) CSS3
9 38 (12.62%) AngularJS
9 38 (12.62%) User Experience
10 36 (11.96%) Degree
10 36 (11.96%) Python
11 35 (11.63%) Java
12 34 (11.30%) C#
12 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
13 33 (10.96%) TDD
14 32 (10.63%) Analytics
14 32 (10.63%) Social Media
15 31 (10.30%) Scrum
16 30 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (9.30%) ASP.NET
18 27 (8.97%) OO
18 27 (8.97%) CMS
19 26 (8.64%) Project Management
19 26 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
20 25 (8.31%) Front End Development
21 24 (7.97%) Adobe
21 24 (7.97%) Photoshop

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (8.97%) CMS
2 11 (3.65%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.99%) WordPress
4 8 (2.66%) Confluence
4 8 (2.66%) Drupal
4 8 (2.66%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.33%) Node.js
6 6 (1.99%) Apache
6 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.66%) IIS
8 4 (1.33%) nginx
8 4 (1.33%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.00%) SAS
9 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.66%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.66%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (7.97%) Photoshop
2 20 (6.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.33%) MS Project
5 3 (1.00%) MS Office
5 3 (1.00%) SPSS
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.66%) InDesign
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Eloqua
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.33%) Radian6
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.32%) CloudFront
3 11 (3.65%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.66%) GitHub
4 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.66%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (1.66%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.00%) Yammer
8 2 (0.66%) AdWords
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.33%) Office 365
9 1 (0.33%) SaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) Multicast
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.66%) Unicast
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
5 1 (0.33%) DVB
5 1 (0.33%) HbbTV
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) VLAN
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.99%) MySQL
3 8 (2.66%) Big Data
3 8 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.66%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.66%) QlikView
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.00%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (1.00%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.32%) JIRA
3 12 (3.99%) Vagrant
4 9 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.99%) Subversion
5 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.66%) Axure RP
6 5 (1.66%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.66%) Maven
6 5 (1.66%) NUnit
6 5 (1.66%) Selenium
7 4 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.33%) JsTestDriver
7 4 (1.33%) QUnit
7 4 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.00%) Ant
8 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.66%) Hudson
9 2 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 68 (22.59%) Marketing
2 58 (19.27%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.98%) Advertising
3 21 (6.98%) Retail
4 17 (5.65%) Finance
4 17 (5.65%) Publishing
5 14 (4.65%) Games
6 13 (4.32%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.66%) Banking
7 8 (2.66%) Legal
8 3 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (35.22%) Developer
2 32 (10.63%) Project Manager
3 28 (9.30%) Analyst
4 25 (8.31%) Digital Project Manager
5 23 (7.64%) Designer
6 20 (6.64%) Architect
7 18 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 16 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (3.99%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.32%) Consultant
12 10 (3.32%) Python Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.66%) C# Developer
14 8 (2.66%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (32.56%) HTML
2 76 (25.25%) CSS
3 58 (19.27%) HTML5
4 44 (14.62%) jQuery
5 40 (13.29%) .NET
6 38 (12.62%) AngularJS
6 38 (12.62%) CSS3
7 28 (9.30%) ASP.NET
8 21 (6.98%) Web Services
9 16 (5.32%) Sass
9 16 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (4.65%) XML
11 13 (4.32%) Django
12 8 (2.66%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.66%) XHTML
13 7 (2.33%) Ajax
13 7 (2.33%) OpenGL
13 7 (2.33%) SOAP
13 7 (2.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.62%) User Experience
2 32 (10.63%) Social Media
3 20 (6.64%) Augmented Reality
4 18 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.65%) Animation
6 11 (3.65%) Graphic Design
7 10 (3.32%) Video on Demand
8 8 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.33%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.99%) FMCG
10 6 (1.99%) IPTV
10 6 (1.99%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.99%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.66%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.66%) Streaming Media
12 4 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.33%) Life Science
12 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.65%) Android
1 14 (4.65%) Linux
2 11 (3.65%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.32%) Windows
4 6 (1.99%) Unix
5 3 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
3 33 (10.96%) TDD
4 32 (10.63%) Analytics
5 31 (10.30%) Scrum
6 27 (8.97%) OO
7 26 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (8.64%) Project Management
8 25 (8.31%) Front End Development
9 21 (6.98%) Web Development
10 19 (6.31%) Content Management
11 18 (5.98%) MVC
11 18 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.65%) BDD
12 17 (5.65%) Web Design
13 15 (4.98%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.32%) Open Source
16 12 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (3.99%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 36 (11.96%) Python
3 35 (11.63%) Java
4 34 (11.30%) C#
5 20 (6.64%) C++
5 20 (6.64%) SQL
6 17 (5.65%) PHP
7 15 (4.98%) R
8 14 (4.65%) C
9 10 (3.32%) Erlang
10 9 (2.99%) Ruby
11 8 (2.66%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.99%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.00%) Scala
15 2 (0.66%) Perl
16 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (11.96%) Degree
2 5 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (0.66%) PMP
4 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.33%) CBAP
5 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) IIBA
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) OIPF
System Software
1 14 (4.65%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Gluster
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Mesos
1 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (7.97%) Adobe
2 20 (6.64%) Oracle
3 16 (5.32%) Google
4 11 (3.65%) Facebook
5 8 (2.66%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.66%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 7 (2.33%) VMware
7 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.66%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.66%) hybris
8 5 (1.66%) Twitter
9 4 (1.33%) DoubleClick
9 4 (1.33%) SAP
9 4 (1.33%) Sysomos
9 4 (1.33%) Tableau
9 4 (1.33%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.00%) FatWire
10 3 (1.00%) Pega
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