The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 38 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.03% - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.41% - 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£225 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
Digital Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
68 64 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.45% 22.54% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 82
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 27
Average hourly rate £13.38 £10.63 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% -44.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.88 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Kent region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £225 - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Flash
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Animation
2 2 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (50.00%) Sass

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Interactive Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Flash
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Video Editing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google