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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £306 £345
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -11.23%
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%
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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
151 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.11% 28.74% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 21 38
Average daily rate £338 £222 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.02% -30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £14.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.11 £35.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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