The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -63.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
122 110 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.15% 23.97% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 53
Average daily rate £381 £365 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 33
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.09 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Digital Media
East of England

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the Essex region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Digital Media
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA