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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 272 239 150
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -89
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 121 160 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.73% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.95% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 219
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £339
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -22.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +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
7398 8201 7243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.22% 37.45% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5191 5655 5077
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 162 188
Average hourly rate £19.18 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.08% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 28 £400 +6.66% 18
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.08%) TDD
3 63 (21.88%) Scrum
3 63 (21.88%) HTML
4 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 58 (20.14%) CSS
6 56 (19.44%) Java
7 52 (18.06%) jQuery
8 42 (14.58%) Linux
9 39 (13.54%) BDD
10 37 (12.85%) Marketing
10 37 (12.85%) PHP
11 35 (12.15%) MySQL
12 34 (11.81%) Git (software)
13 33 (11.46%) Finance
14 32 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 32 (11.11%) Python
15 31 (10.76%) Advertising
15 31 (10.76%) Games
16 30 (10.42%) MVC
17 29 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
18 28 (9.72%) Apache
18 28 (9.72%) HTML5
19 27 (9.38%) Cucumber
19 27 (9.38%) Web Services
19 27 (9.38%) Jasmine
20 24 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
20 24 (8.33%) User Experience
21 22 (7.64%) Project Management
21 22 (7.64%) .NET

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (9.72%) Apache
2 19 (6.60%) CMS
3 12 (4.17%) Node.js
4 9 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.08%) Drupal
7 5 (1.74%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.39%) Confluence
8 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.39%) WordPress
9 3 (1.04%) SAS
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.69%) nginx
10 2 (0.69%) Moodle
10 2 (0.69%) Lync
10 2 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 9 (3.13%) MS Office
4 8 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.08%) InDesign
5 6 (2.08%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.39%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (1.39%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.04%) SPSS
7 3 (1.04%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.69%) Maya
8 2 (0.69%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.35%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
1 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.39%) Office 365
5 3 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Force.com
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.47%) HTTP
2 8 (2.78%) Intranet
3 5 (1.74%) Internet
4 4 (1.39%) Firewall
4 4 (1.39%) FTP
5 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.04%) VPN
5 3 (1.04%) DVB
6 2 (0.69%) NAS
6 2 (0.69%) IPsec
6 2 (0.69%) Wireless
6 2 (0.69%) DHCP
6 2 (0.69%) LAN
6 2 (0.69%) H.323
6 2 (0.69%) MPLS
6 2 (0.69%) BGP
6 2 (0.69%) DNS
7 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.15%) MySQL
2 19 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (4.86%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.13%) Big Data
6 6 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.04%) OLAP
9 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.04%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 27 (9.38%) Jasmine
3 24 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 15 (5.21%) Selenium
5 14 (4.86%) WebDriver
6 12 (4.17%) JIRA
7 11 (3.82%) Maven
8 10 (3.47%) Subversion
9 8 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.43%) PHPUnit
11 6 (2.08%) Grunt
11 6 (2.08%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.74%) QUnit
12 5 (1.74%) Appium
13 4 (1.39%) Calabash
13 4 (1.39%) RSpec
13 4 (1.39%) Hudson
13 4 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 37 (12.85%) Marketing
2 33 (11.46%) Finance
3 31 (10.76%) Advertising
3 31 (10.76%) Games
4 17 (5.90%) Publishing
5 9 (3.13%) Retail
6 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.74%) Banking
8 4 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.04%) Law
9 3 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 117 (40.63%) Developer
2 42 (14.58%) Analyst
3 25 (8.68%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (7.99%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.94%) Python Developer
6 18 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.90%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.21%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.21%) Architect
8 15 (5.21%) Python/Django Developer
9 12 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.17%) Marketing Manager
9 12 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.47%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.13%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.43%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.08%) Marketing Project Manager
13 6 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
13 6 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.88%) HTML
2 58 (20.14%) CSS
3 52 (18.06%) jQuery
4 28 (9.72%) HTML5
5 27 (9.38%) Web Services
6 22 (7.64%) .NET
6 22 (7.64%) AngularJS
7 20 (6.94%) Django
7 20 (6.94%) Gherkin
8 18 (6.25%) CSS3
9 17 (5.90%) Backbone.js
10 15 (5.21%) XML
11 14 (4.86%) REST
11 14 (4.86%) Spring
12 13 (4.51%) JSON
13 12 (4.17%) RESTful
14 10 (3.47%) Ajax
15 9 (3.13%) Middleware
15 9 (3.13%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) User Experience
2 19 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 15 (5.21%) Social Media
4 15 (5.21%) Video on Demand
5 8 (2.78%) Open Source
5 8 (2.78%) New Media
5 8 (2.78%) W3C
6 7 (2.43%) Interactive TV
6 7 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.08%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.39%) iPad
9 3 (1.04%) Animation
9 3 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.04%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.69%) FMCG
10 2 (0.69%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.58%) Linux
2 18 (6.25%) Windows
3 12 (4.17%) UNIX
4 10 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.78%) Android
6 6 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.39%) CentOS
7 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.04%) VMS
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.69%) webOS
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) SUSE
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.08%) TDD
3 63 (21.88%) Scrum
4 39 (13.54%) BDD
5 32 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 30 (10.42%) MVC
7 22 (7.64%) Project Management
8 19 (6.60%) Web Development
9 17 (5.90%) OO
9 17 (5.90%) Content Management
10 14 (4.86%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.51%) Analytics
12 11 (3.82%) DevOps
13 10 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (3.47%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.47%) Test Scripting
13 10 (3.47%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.13%) Kanban
14 9 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 56 (19.44%) Java
3 37 (12.85%) PHP
4 32 (11.11%) Python
5 22 (7.64%) SQL
6 20 (6.94%) C#
6 20 (6.94%) Ruby
7 13 (4.51%) Scala
8 9 (3.13%) Perl
9 7 (2.43%) C
10 6 (2.08%) Groovy
11 5 (1.74%) VBScript
11 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.04%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.04%) C++
12 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.04%) Haskell
12 3 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) ISEB
3 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) JNCIP
4 2 (0.69%) CCNP
4 2 (0.69%) PMP
4 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Postfix
2 2 (0.69%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.69%) Xen
3 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.17%) Puppet
3 7 (2.43%) Ansible
4 5 (1.74%) Salt
5 4 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.04%) Control-M
6 3 (1.04%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) yum
7 1 (0.35%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 20 (6.94%) Adobe
2 13 (4.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.78%) Oracle
4 7 (2.43%) Cisco
5 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.08%) Google
5 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.74%) Zend
6 5 (1.74%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.39%) Tableau
7 4 (1.39%) Remedy
8 3 (1.04%) IBM
8 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.69%) Polycom
9 2 (0.69%) Tandberg
9 2 (0.69%) Quark
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.69%) Juniper
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Venn Group - UK
Rate: 375-425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago