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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 290 265 174
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -91
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 111 142 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.63% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.67% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 108 186
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£400 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -45.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.60 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £30.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+69.35% +55.00%
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
7675 8520 7926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.57% 37.61% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5976 5569
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 162 162
Average hourly rate £19.18 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 March 2015. 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 +12 23 £350 -14.63% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £525 +90.90%
Teddington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 116 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.56%) JavaScript
3 66 (25.98%) CSS
4 65 (25.59%) HTML
5 56 (22.05%) TDD
6 48 (18.90%) Java
7 46 (18.11%) Scrum
8 39 (15.35%) Web Services
9 37 (14.57%) PHP
10 36 (14.17%) jQuery
10 36 (14.17%) BDD
11 34 (13.39%) HTML5
12 31 (12.20%) Linux
12 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 31 (12.20%) Marketing
13 30 (11.81%) Web Development
14 27 (10.63%) Finance
14 27 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (9.84%) Advertising
15 25 (9.84%) Cucumber
15 25 (9.84%) CSS3
16 23 (9.06%) Software Engineering
16 23 (9.06%) Adobe
17 22 (8.66%) SQL
18 21 (8.27%) Ruby
19 20 (7.87%) MySQL
19 20 (7.87%) Node.js
19 20 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (7.87%) User Experience
20 19 (7.48%) DevOps

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (7.87%) Node.js
2 14 (5.51%) Apache
3 12 (4.72%) CMS
4 8 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.76%) Drupal
6 6 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.97%) WordPress
8 4 (1.57%) Lync
9 3 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.18%) nginx
9 3 (1.18%) Confluence
9 3 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) IIS
10 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.39%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Photoshop
1 12 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.94%) MS Office
3 9 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.36%) InDesign
4 6 (2.36%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.57%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.57%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.18%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.79%) Maya
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.79%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.97%) GitHub
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Office 365
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.72%) HTTP
2 6 (2.36%) Internet
3 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.57%) H.323
4 4 (1.57%) Firewall
5 3 (1.18%) Intranet
5 3 (1.18%) DVB
5 3 (1.18%) RTSP
5 3 (1.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.79%) MPLS
6 2 (0.79%) BGP
6 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 2 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.79%) NAS
6 2 (0.79%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.79%) IPsec
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) MySQL
2 13 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.15%) Big Data
6 7 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.97%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.18%) Redis
9 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.18%) OLAP
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.18%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (9.84%) Cucumber
2 17 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.91%) Selenium
4 14 (5.51%) JIRA
5 12 (4.72%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.33%) Subversion
6 11 (4.33%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.94%) Maven
8 7 (2.76%) Calabash
8 7 (2.76%) Grunt
8 7 (2.76%) QUnit
8 7 (2.76%) Appium
9 6 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.97%) webpack
10 5 (1.97%) JUnit
11 4 (1.57%) Ant
11 4 (1.57%) Hudson
11 4 (1.57%) JBehave
11 4 (1.57%) Mocha
General
1 31 (12.20%) Marketing
2 27 (10.63%) Finance
3 25 (9.84%) Advertising
4 19 (7.48%) Publishing
5 14 (5.51%) Games
6 7 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.36%) Retail
8 5 (1.97%) Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.18%) Law
11 2 (0.79%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (34.65%) Developer
2 34 (13.39%) Analyst
3 18 (7.09%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.30%) Web Developer
6 15 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.12%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.12%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (4.72%) Marketing Manager
8 12 (4.72%) Architect
9 11 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.54%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.76%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.36%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (2.36%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) Tester
12 6 (2.36%) Account Manager
13 5 (1.97%) .NET Developer
13 5 (1.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.98%) CSS
2 65 (25.59%) HTML
3 39 (15.35%) Web Services
4 36 (14.17%) jQuery
5 34 (13.39%) HTML5
6 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 25 (9.84%) CSS3
8 19 (7.48%) Backbone.js
8 19 (7.48%) XML
9 17 (6.69%) JSON
10 15 (5.91%) REST
11 14 (5.51%) RESTful
12 13 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (4.72%) Spring
14 11 (4.33%) .NET
15 10 (3.94%) XHTML
15 10 (3.94%) Sass
16 8 (3.15%) LESS
17 6 (2.36%) Hibernate
18 5 (1.97%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.87%) User Experience
2 15 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.12%) Visualisation
3 13 (5.12%) Video on Demand
4 12 (4.72%) Social Media
5 9 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.76%) W3C
7 6 (2.36%) BBC
7 6 (2.36%) Interactive TV
7 6 (2.36%) Video Editing
8 5 (1.97%) Open Source
8 5 (1.97%) New Media
9 4 (1.57%) iPad
9 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.18%) Animation
10 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.20%) Linux
2 13 (5.12%) Windows
3 12 (4.72%) UNIX
4 8 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.76%) Android
6 6 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.57%) CentOS
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.18%) VMS
8 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) SUSE
9 1 (0.39%) Debian
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.05%) TDD
3 46 (18.11%) Scrum
4 36 (14.17%) BDD
5 30 (11.81%) Web Development
6 27 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (9.06%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.48%) MVC
8 19 (7.48%) DevOps
9 18 (7.09%) Analytics
10 15 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (5.91%) OO
10 15 (5.91%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.91%) Project Management
10 15 (5.91%) Content Management
11 12 (4.72%) Kanban
11 12 (4.72%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.33%) Software Testing
12 11 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.56%) JavaScript
2 48 (18.90%) Java
3 37 (14.57%) PHP
4 22 (8.66%) SQL
5 21 (8.27%) Ruby
6 17 (6.69%) Python
7 13 (5.12%) Scala
8 12 (4.72%) C#
9 9 (3.54%) Perl
10 6 (2.36%) C
11 5 (1.97%) VBScript
11 5 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.57%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.57%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.18%) Haskell
14 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.39%) Groovy
15 1 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.39%) XQuery
15 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.51%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) ISEB
3 4 (1.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.79%) CCNP
4 2 (0.79%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.09%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Xen
2 2 (0.79%) Postfix
2 2 (0.79%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (7.09%) Puppet
3 12 (4.72%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) Salt
4 4 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.18%) Mesos
5 3 (1.18%) Control-M
5 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.79%) yum
7 1 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.39%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Adobe
2 9 (3.54%) Cisco
2 9 (3.54%) Google
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle
3 8 (3.15%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.57%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.57%) Polycom
5 4 (1.57%) Tandberg
6 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.18%) Zend
6 3 (1.18%) Remedy
6 3 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (0.79%) Apple
7 2 (0.79%) Quark
7 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.79%) Omniture
7 2 (0.79%) Avaya
7 2 (0.79%) Juniper
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Damia Group.
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago