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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 272 270 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -72
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 131 150 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.64% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.71% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 175
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
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
7846 8750 8397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.89% 37.49% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5365 6203 5801
Average daily rate £475 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 145 170
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +2 19 £250 -33.33% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £375 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 122 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.62%) JavaScript
3 66 (25.10%) HTML
4 65 (24.71%) CSS
5 55 (20.91%) TDD
6 54 (20.53%) Java
7 42 (15.97%) Scrum
7 42 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (14.45%) Web Services
8 38 (14.45%) Linux
9 36 (13.69%) PHP
10 35 (13.31%) BDD
11 33 (12.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (11.79%) HTML5
12 31 (11.79%) jQuery
13 30 (11.41%) AngularJS
13 30 (11.41%) Web Development
14 29 (11.03%) Finance
15 28 (10.65%) Marketing
15 28 (10.65%) DevOps
16 27 (10.27%) Puppet
16 27 (10.27%) CSS3
17 25 (9.51%) Adobe
18 24 (9.13%) Cucumber
19 23 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (8.75%) Advertising
20 21 (7.98%) Project Management
20 21 (7.98%) SQL
20 21 (7.98%) MySQL
21 20 (7.60%) MVC

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (7.60%) Node.js
2 17 (6.46%) CMS
3 13 (4.94%) Apache
4 11 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.28%) Drupal
7 4 (1.52%) Lync
7 4 (1.52%) nginx
7 4 (1.52%) WordPress
8 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.14%) Confluence
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.38%) Jadu
10 1 (0.38%) Mule
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.80%) Photoshop
1 10 (3.80%) MS Office
2 5 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (1.52%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.76%) Quicktime
5 2 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.76%) Maya
5 2 (0.76%) InDesign
5 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.38%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.66%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.66%) GitHub
3 3 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.76%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) HTTP
2 6 (2.28%) Internet
3 5 (1.90%) WebEx
3 5 (1.90%) Firewall
3 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.52%) H.323
4 4 (1.52%) FTP
5 3 (1.14%) RTSP
6 2 (0.76%) DVB
6 2 (0.76%) MPLS
6 2 (0.76%) BGP
6 2 (0.76%) Intranet
6 2 (0.76%) SSL
6 2 (0.76%) DHCP
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) IPsec
6 2 (0.76%) NAS
6 2 (0.76%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) MySQL
2 13 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.66%) Big Data
7 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.14%) Redis
8 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.76%) OLAP
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.76%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (9.13%) Cucumber
2 15 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.32%) Maven
3 14 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.32%) JIRA
4 13 (4.94%) Selenium
4 13 (4.94%) Subversion
5 8 (3.04%) JUnit
5 8 (3.04%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.66%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.28%) Ant
7 6 (2.28%) Mockito
7 6 (2.28%) Calabash
7 6 (2.28%) Grunt
8 5 (1.90%) Appium
8 5 (1.90%) Mocha
9 4 (1.52%) JBehave
9 4 (1.52%) QUnit
9 4 (1.52%) webpack
10 3 (1.14%) Bower
General
1 29 (11.03%) Finance
2 28 (10.65%) Marketing
3 23 (8.75%) Advertising
4 19 (7.22%) Publishing
5 15 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.56%) Games
7 10 (3.80%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.90%) Banking
9 4 (1.52%) Retail
10 3 (1.14%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (33.46%) Developer
2 29 (11.03%) Analyst
3 16 (6.08%) Web Developer
4 15 (5.70%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.32%) Java Developer
5 14 (5.32%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.94%) PHP Developer
7 12 (4.56%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (4.56%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.80%) Architect
10 7 (2.66%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (2.66%) Marketing Manager
10 7 (2.66%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.66%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.28%) Tester
11 6 (2.28%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.28%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.28%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.10%) HTML
2 65 (24.71%) CSS
3 38 (14.45%) Web Services
4 31 (11.79%) HTML5
4 31 (11.79%) jQuery
5 30 (11.41%) AngularJS
6 27 (10.27%) CSS3
7 14 (5.32%) Backbone.js
7 14 (5.32%) JSON
8 13 (4.94%) XML
9 12 (4.56%) REST
10 11 (4.18%) RESTful
11 10 (3.80%) .NET
11 10 (3.80%) Spring
11 10 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (3.42%) Symfony
12 9 (3.42%) XHTML
13 8 (3.04%) React
14 6 (2.28%) ASP.NET
15 5 (1.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) User Experience
1 16 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.70%) Video on Demand
3 11 (4.18%) Social Media
4 8 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.28%) BBC
5 6 (2.28%) Open Source
5 6 (2.28%) Video Editing
6 5 (1.90%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.90%) New Media
6 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.52%) Interactive TV
7 4 (1.52%) Animation
7 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.14%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) W3C
9 2 (0.76%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Linux
2 13 (4.94%) Windows
3 10 (3.80%) UNIX
4 8 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.28%) Android
7 5 (1.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.52%) CentOS
9 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.76%) VMS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.91%) TDD
3 42 (15.97%) Scrum
4 35 (13.31%) BDD
5 33 (12.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (11.41%) Web Development
7 28 (10.65%) DevOps
8 21 (7.98%) Project Management
9 20 (7.60%) MVC
10 19 (7.22%) Analytics
11 17 (6.46%) Content Management
12 16 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.70%) Kanban
13 15 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.70%) OO
14 14 (5.32%) Software Engineering
14 14 (5.32%) Pair Programming
14 14 (5.32%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.18%) Software Testing
16 10 (3.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.62%) JavaScript
2 54 (20.53%) Java
3 36 (13.69%) PHP
4 21 (7.98%) SQL
5 19 (7.22%) Ruby
6 13 (4.94%) Python
7 10 (3.80%) C#
8 8 (3.04%) Scala
9 6 (2.28%) C
9 6 (2.28%) Perl
10 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.90%) VBScript
11 4 (1.52%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.76%) Haskell
13 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (5.70%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) ISEB
3 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.76%) CCNP
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Docker
2 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Xen
3 2 (0.76%) Varnish
3 2 (0.76%) Postfix
3 2 (0.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (10.27%) Puppet
2 23 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (6.84%) Ansible
4 4 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.14%) Salt
5 3 (1.14%) Mesos
5 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.14%) Control-M
6 2 (0.76%) yum
6 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.38%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (9.51%) Adobe
2 10 (3.80%) Red Hat
2 10 (3.80%) Google
3 9 (3.42%) Cisco
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle
4 8 (3.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.52%) Polycom
5 4 (1.52%) Tandberg
6 3 (1.14%) Zend
6 3 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.14%) SAP
6 3 (1.14%) IBM
6 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) Quark
7 2 (0.76%) Avaya
7 2 (0.76%) Juniper
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Omniture
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