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 2 September 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 104 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.098% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.33% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
490 301 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.11% 29.45% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 182 120
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.56 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) QML
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (25.00%) WebKit
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (25.00%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) GStreamer
1 1 (25.00%) WebKit
1 1 (25.00%) QML
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Lua
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google