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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 55 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -30.00%
Digital Media
East of England

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
147 145 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.19% 27.10% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 116
Average daily rate £375 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £33.83 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £23.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £45.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
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