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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 296 294 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -107
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 128 118 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.51% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.37% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 225
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £87.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -13 23 £313 -16.66% 15
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (30.12%) JavaScript
3 69 (27.71%) HTML
4 67 (26.91%) CSS
5 48 (19.28%) TDD
6 46 (18.47%) Scrum
7 45 (18.07%) Java
8 43 (17.27%) Linux
9 40 (16.06%) HTML5
10 38 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
11 34 (13.65%) CSS3
12 32 (12.85%) PHP
12 32 (12.85%) Web Services
13 31 (12.45%) jQuery
14 30 (12.05%) MySQL
15 28 (11.24%) Node.js
15 28 (11.24%) BDD
15 28 (11.24%) AngularJS
15 28 (11.24%) DevOps
16 25 (10.04%) Puppet
16 25 (10.04%) Telecoms
16 25 (10.04%) Web Development
17 24 (9.64%) SQL
17 24 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (8.43%) Adobe
18 21 (8.43%) Marketing
18 21 (8.43%) User Experience
18 21 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (8.03%) Ruby

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (11.24%) Node.js
2 17 (6.83%) CMS
3 10 (4.02%) Apache
4 8 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.21%) Drupal
4 8 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.61%) WordPress
6 4 (1.61%) nginx
7 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.80%) Lync
8 2 (0.80%) JBoss
8 2 (0.80%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Jadu
Applications
1 10 (4.02%) MS Office
1 10 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.61%) GitHub
2 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.41%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Force.com
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
3 3 (1.20%) RTSP
3 3 (1.20%) WebEx
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) H.323
4 2 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) Telepresence
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.05%) MySQL
2 12 (4.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.61%) OLAP
8 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.61%) Redis
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 18 (7.23%) Cucumber
2 17 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.22%) JIRA
5 10 (4.02%) Subversion
5 10 (4.02%) Maven
6 7 (2.81%) Selenium
7 6 (2.41%) Mockito
8 5 (2.01%) JUnit
8 5 (2.01%) Calabash
9 4 (1.61%) Grunt
9 4 (1.61%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.61%) Appium
9 4 (1.61%) JBehave
9 4 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.20%) Mocha
10 3 (1.20%) Hudson
10 3 (1.20%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.20%) Bower
10 3 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 25 (10.04%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.43%) Marketing
3 18 (7.23%) Publishing
4 15 (6.02%) Finance
5 12 (4.82%) Multimedia
6 8 (3.21%) Advertising
7 5 (2.01%) Games
7 5 (2.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (40.16%) Developer
2 22 (8.84%) Analyst
2 22 (8.84%) Project Manager
3 16 (6.43%) Web Developer
4 14 (5.62%) PHP Developer
5 11 (4.42%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (4.02%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.61%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (3.21%) Junior
9 7 (2.81%) Test Manager
9 7 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (2.81%) Administrator
9 7 (2.81%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (2.81%) Designer
9 7 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (2.41%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.71%) HTML
2 67 (26.91%) CSS
3 40 (16.06%) HTML5
4 34 (13.65%) CSS3
5 32 (12.85%) Web Services
6 31 (12.45%) jQuery
7 28 (11.24%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (5.22%) XML
8 13 (5.22%) React
9 11 (4.42%) REST
9 11 (4.42%) RESTful
10 10 (4.02%) Backbone.js
10 10 (4.02%) .NET
10 10 (4.02%) JSON
11 7 (2.81%) Symfony
11 7 (2.81%) Spring
11 7 (2.81%) XHTML
11 7 (2.81%) Sass
12 6 (2.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.43%) User Experience
2 12 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.81%) Video on Demand
5 6 (2.41%) Social Media
5 6 (2.41%) BBC
6 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Animation
7 3 (1.20%) Photography
7 3 (1.20%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) MPEG
8 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.27%) Linux
2 8 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.61%) Android
5 3 (1.20%) CentOS
5 3 (1.20%) UNIX
5 3 (1.20%) Windows
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.28%) TDD
3 46 (18.47%) Scrum
4 28 (11.24%) BDD
4 28 (11.24%) DevOps
5 25 (10.04%) Web Development
6 24 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.23%) MVC
8 18 (7.23%) Project Management
9 17 (6.83%) Kanban
10 16 (6.43%) Analytics
11 14 (5.62%) Content Management
11 14 (5.62%) Software Testing
11 14 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.62%) Pair Programming
12 13 (5.22%) SOA
12 13 (5.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (4.82%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.12%) JavaScript
2 45 (18.07%) Java
3 32 (12.85%) PHP
4 24 (9.64%) SQL
5 20 (8.03%) Ruby
6 11 (4.42%) Python
7 7 (2.81%) C#
8 4 (1.61%) C
8 4 (1.61%) Scala
9 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) XQuery
11 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (1.61%) ISEB
2 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Postfix
3 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (10.04%) Puppet
2 20 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.83%) Ansible
4 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.80%) yum
5 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.40%) Salt
6 1 (0.40%) Mesos
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (8.43%) Adobe
2 9 (3.61%) Google
3 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle
6 3 (1.20%) SAP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco
6 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.80%) Polycom
7 2 (0.80%) Tandberg
7 2 (0.80%) Omniture
7 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) hybris
8 1 (0.40%) Akamai
8 1 (0.40%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.40%) comScore
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook
8 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
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