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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 309 281 256
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 102 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.67% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 120
Average daily rate £398 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.76 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +108.12%
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
7568 7531 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 36.15% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 5276 5595
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 10 £350 -12.50% 3
Twickenham - 2 £390 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £675 +50.00%
Canary Wharf -7 1 £396 +80.00%
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 77 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.95%) HTML
3 58 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 49 (21.40%) Marketing
5 47 (20.52%) CSS
6 41 (17.90%) Telecoms
7 39 (17.03%) HTML5
8 36 (15.72%) Java
9 33 (14.41%) Python
10 32 (13.97%) AngularJS
11 29 (12.66%) TDD
12 27 (11.79%) .NET
13 26 (11.35%) E-Commerce
13 26 (11.35%) Degree
13 26 (11.35%) Analytics
13 26 (11.35%) User Experience
13 26 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (10.48%) CSS3
15 22 (9.61%) Project Management
15 22 (9.61%) C#
15 22 (9.61%) Scrum
16 21 (9.17%) Advertising
16 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
16 21 (9.17%) jQuery
17 20 (8.73%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (8.73%) Augmented Reality
17 20 (8.73%) ASP.NET
18 19 (8.30%) C++
18 19 (8.30%) OO
19 18 (7.86%) Oracle

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (6.55%) CMS
2 8 (3.49%) Confluence
3 7 (3.06%) Drupal
3 7 (3.06%) WordPress
4 6 (2.62%) Apache
4 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.18%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) Lync
6 4 (1.75%) nginx
6 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.31%) JBoss
7 3 (1.31%) Node.js
7 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.87%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.18%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.31%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.87%) InDesign
5 2 (0.87%) MS Office
5 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Eloqua
2 7 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.31%) Radian6
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (5.68%) CloudFront
3 10 (4.37%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.18%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (2.18%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.75%) GitHub
7 3 (1.31%) Yammer
8 2 (0.87%) AdWords
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) Multicast
3 2 (0.87%) Unicast
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) MySQL
3 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.62%) Big Data
5 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.18%) QlikView
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.87%) OLAP
7 2 (0.87%) Power BI
7 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.68%) JIRA
3 12 (5.24%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.62%) Maven
6 5 (2.18%) NUnit
6 5 (2.18%) Selenium
6 5 (2.18%) Subversion
7 4 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.31%) Ant
8 3 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.87%) Hudson
9 2 (0.87%) JUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) WebObjects
General
1 49 (21.40%) Marketing
2 41 (17.90%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.17%) Advertising
4 14 (6.11%) Games
4 14 (6.11%) Retail
5 12 (5.24%) Finance
5 12 (5.24%) Publishing
6 7 (3.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.75%) Banking
7 4 (1.75%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (31.88%) Developer
2 31 (13.54%) Project Manager
3 26 (11.35%) Digital Project Manager
4 25 (10.92%) Analyst
5 17 (7.42%) Designer
6 15 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.24%) Architect
7 12 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Consultant
11 8 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Digital Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Digital Executive
12 7 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.06%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.95%) HTML
2 47 (20.52%) CSS
3 39 (17.03%) HTML5
4 32 (13.97%) AngularJS
5 27 (11.79%) .NET
6 24 (10.48%) CSS3
7 21 (9.17%) jQuery
8 20 (8.73%) ASP.NET
9 15 (6.55%) Web Services
10 13 (5.68%) Django
11 12 (5.24%) Sass
12 10 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.49%) SOAP
14 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (3.06%) WebSockets
14 7 (3.06%) XML
15 6 (2.62%) .NET Framework
15 6 (2.62%) Entity Framework
15 6 (2.62%) OpenGL
16 5 (2.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) User Experience
2 20 (8.73%) Augmented Reality
3 17 (7.42%) Social Media
4 11 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.06%) e-Learning
7 6 (2.62%) Animation
7 6 (2.62%) FMCG
7 6 (2.62%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.18%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.18%) Streaming Media
8 5 (2.18%) Streaming Video
8 5 (2.18%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.75%) Clustering
9 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.75%) GPGPU
9 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.24%) Linux
2 11 (4.80%) Android
2 11 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.06%) Windows
4 5 (2.18%) Unix
5 3 (1.31%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.66%) TDD
3 26 (11.35%) Analytics
3 26 (11.35%) E-Commerce
4 22 (9.61%) Project Management
4 22 (9.61%) Scrum
5 20 (8.73%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (8.30%) OO
7 17 (7.42%) Front End Development
7 17 (7.42%) MVC
8 15 (6.55%) BDD
9 12 (5.24%) Open Source
10 11 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.93%) Content Management
11 9 (3.93%) Kanban
11 9 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.49%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.33%) JavaScript
2 36 (15.72%) Java
3 33 (14.41%) Python
4 22 (9.61%) C#
5 19 (8.30%) C++
6 17 (7.42%) SQL
7 13 (5.68%) C
7 13 (5.68%) R
8 10 (4.37%) Erlang
8 10 (4.37%) PHP
9 9 (3.93%) Ruby
10 7 (3.06%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.62%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.31%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) XAML
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (11.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (0.87%) PMP
3 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.44%) CBAP
4 1 (0.44%) IIBA
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.11%) Docker
2 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Gluster
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Varnish
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Mesos
1 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (7.86%) Oracle
2 15 (6.55%) Google
3 12 (5.24%) Adobe
4 8 (3.49%) Rackspace
5 7 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.06%) VMware
6 6 (2.62%) Facebook
6 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.18%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.75%) DoubleClick
9 3 (1.31%) Omniture
9 3 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.31%) Sysomos
10 2 (0.87%) Tableau
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco
11 1 (0.44%) Citrix
11 1 (0.44%) HP
11 1 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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