The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 78 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.097% 0.11% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.61% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Digital Media
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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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
202 163 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.57% 17.55% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 93 128
Average daily rate £350 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Handset
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Cocoa
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) UIKit
2 4 (57.14%) Android Development
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) CMS

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) iPhone Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Cocoa
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) UIKit
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Handset
1 4 (57.14%) iPhone
1 4 (57.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Android Development
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) hybris