The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 276 241 189
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -52
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 147 206 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 2.18% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 161 181
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £46.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Digital Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
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 London

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in London

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in London

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in London

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in London

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +8 23 £400 -3.03% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 -
Twickenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 1
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 142 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (27.05%) TDD
3 62 (22.06%) Scrum
4 61 (21.71%) HTML
5 57 (20.28%) Java
6 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
7 50 (17.79%) CSS
8 38 (13.52%) MySQL
9 34 (12.10%) .NET
9 34 (12.10%) MVC
9 34 (12.10%) BDD
10 33 (11.74%) jQuery
10 33 (11.74%) PHP
11 32 (11.39%) Web Services
11 32 (11.39%) Linux
11 32 (11.39%) CMS
11 32 (11.39%) User Experience
12 31 (11.03%) Project Management
13 29 (10.32%) Git (software)
14 28 (9.96%) Python
14 28 (9.96%) C#
15 26 (9.25%) HTML5
16 22 (7.83%) OO
17 21 (7.47%) SQL Server
17 21 (7.47%) ASP.NET
17 21 (7.47%) Publishing
18 20 (7.12%) Software Engineering
18 20 (7.12%) JSON
19 19 (6.76%) Apple iOS
19 19 (6.76%) Marketing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (11.39%) CMS
2 17 (6.05%) Apache
3 11 (3.91%) Umbraco
3 11 (3.91%) Node.js
4 10 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.85%) IIS
7 7 (2.49%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.07%) Drupal
8 3 (1.07%) WordPress
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.07%) Confluence
8 3 (1.07%) SAS
8 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) Moodle
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.42%) SPSS
5 3 (1.07%) InDesign
5 3 (1.07%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Gephi
7 1 (0.36%) Mingle
7 1 (0.36%) MS Office
7 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.49%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.07%) SaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.71%) Force.com
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.36%) Joyent
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.20%) HTTP
2 6 (2.14%) Intranet
3 5 (1.78%) Internet
4 4 (1.42%) VPN
5 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.71%) Wireless
6 2 (0.71%) LAN
6 2 (0.71%) AMQP
6 2 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) Broadband
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) LDAP
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.36%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.52%) MySQL
2 21 (7.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.78%) Big Data
6 5 (1.78%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Azkaban
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.71%) IDOL
9 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.41%) Cucumber
3 17 (6.05%) Jasmine
4 16 (5.69%) JIRA
4 16 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (4.27%) Selenium
6 10 (3.56%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.56%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.85%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.78%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.78%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.78%) Maven
10 4 (1.42%) Subversion
10 4 (1.42%) Grunt
11 3 (1.07%) RSpec
11 3 (1.07%) Xcode
12 2 (0.71%) Bower
12 2 (0.71%) JMeter
12 2 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 21 (7.47%) Publishing
2 19 (6.76%) Marketing
3 18 (6.41%) Games
3 18 (6.41%) Finance
4 13 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.56%) Advertising
6 9 (3.20%) Retail
7 3 (1.07%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.71%) Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.36%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (44.84%) Developer
2 38 (13.52%) Analyst
3 33 (11.74%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.19%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.34%) Architect
7 15 (5.34%) Python Developer
8 13 (4.63%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (4.63%) Agile Project Manager
8 13 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.27%) PHP Developer
10 11 (3.91%) Designer
10 11 (3.91%) Agile Business Analyst
10 11 (3.91%) Digital Project Manager
11 10 (3.56%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.56%) Python/Django Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.20%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.71%) HTML
2 50 (17.79%) CSS
3 34 (12.10%) .NET
4 33 (11.74%) jQuery
5 32 (11.39%) Web Services
6 26 (9.25%) HTML5
7 21 (7.47%) ASP.NET
8 20 (7.12%) JSON
9 19 (6.76%) XML
10 18 (6.41%) Spring
10 18 (6.41%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.34%) Django
11 15 (5.34%) CSS3
12 14 (4.98%) Gherkin
13 12 (4.27%) SOAP
14 11 (3.91%) Grails
15 9 (3.20%) LAMP
16 8 (2.85%) Ajax
16 8 (2.85%) Middleware
16 8 (2.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.39%) User Experience
2 15 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.34%) Social Media
3 12 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.78%) Open Source
7 4 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.07%) Animation
8 3 (1.07%) iPhone
8 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.07%) New Media
8 3 (1.07%) DTV
8 3 (1.07%) W3C
8 3 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.07%) BBC
9 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.71%) IPTV
9 2 (0.71%) NHS
9 2 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.39%) Linux
2 19 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.05%) Android
4 14 (4.98%) Windows
5 6 (2.14%) UNIX
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.71%) webOS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (27.05%) TDD
3 62 (22.06%) Scrum
4 34 (12.10%) MVC
4 34 (12.10%) BDD
5 31 (11.03%) Project Management
6 22 (7.83%) OO
7 20 (7.12%) Software Engineering
8 17 (6.05%) Analytics
9 16 (5.69%) OOP
9 16 (5.69%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.63%) User Stories
10 13 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.27%) Web Development
11 12 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (3.91%) Content Management
13 10 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.20%) Migration
14 9 (3.20%) Asset Management
14 9 (3.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.28%) Java
2 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
3 33 (11.74%) PHP
4 28 (9.96%) Python
4 28 (9.96%) C#
5 17 (6.05%) Ruby
6 16 (5.69%) SQL
7 11 (3.91%) Groovy
8 9 (3.20%) Scala
9 7 (2.49%) C
10 5 (1.78%) C++
10 5 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.78%) Perl
10 5 (1.78%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.42%) PHP5
12 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (6.41%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) PMP
3 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.36%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) YUM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.56%) Sitecore
3 8 (2.85%) Oracle
4 7 (2.49%) Zend
4 7 (2.49%) Adobe
4 7 (2.49%) Google
5 6 (2.14%) SAP
5 6 (2.14%) Tableau
6 5 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.71%) IBM
8 2 (0.71%) Apple
8 2 (0.71%) hybris
8 2 (0.71%) Facebook
9 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.36%) Talend
9 1 (0.36%) comScore
9 1 (0.36%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.36%) Sony
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