The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Digital Media
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.33% 24.35% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 24 48
Average daily rate £360 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £341 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -60.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £41.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Burnley - - - -
Preston - - - -
Digital Media
North West

Digital Media
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript