The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.76 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -10.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 143 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.40% 27.55% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 76 61
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 28
Median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +65.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £47.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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