The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 63 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£413 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.09% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
191 117 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.27% 22.63% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 57 83
Average daily rate £280 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £265 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.30% +126.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £50.00 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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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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
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Digital Media
East of England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) VRRP
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) lighttpd
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) lighttpd
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) VRRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef