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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 273 207 202
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -5
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 149 241 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.95% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 170
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £254 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
7394 8163 8241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 32.22% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4925 5629 5631
Average daily rate £450 £459 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 174 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -4 22 £406 -1.51% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £175 -
Twickenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 85 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.82%) TDD
3 63 (22.34%) HTML
4 62 (21.99%) Java
5 59 (20.92%) Scrum
6 57 (20.21%) JavaScript
7 51 (18.09%) CSS
8 40 (14.18%) PHP
9 36 (12.77%) BDD
10 34 (12.06%) MySQL
11 33 (11.70%) MVC
12 32 (11.35%) .NET
12 32 (11.35%) Web Services
13 31 (10.99%) Project Management
13 31 (10.99%) CMS
14 29 (10.28%) Linux
15 28 (9.93%) jQuery
16 27 (9.57%) C#
17 26 (9.22%) HTML5
18 24 (8.51%) Python
19 23 (8.16%) OO
20 22 (7.80%) ASP.NET
20 22 (7.80%) Ruby
20 22 (7.80%) Cucumber
21 21 (7.45%) Git (software)
21 21 (7.45%) SQL Server
22 20 (7.09%) Publishing
22 20 (7.09%) JSON
22 20 (7.09%) Apple iOS
23 19 (6.74%) Degree

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 31 (10.99%) CMS
2 10 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.19%) Apache
4 8 (2.84%) IIS
4 8 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (2.84%) Node.js
5 7 (2.48%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.42%) WordPress
7 3 (1.06%) SAS
7 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.06%) Confluence
7 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.06%) Drupal
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.71%) Moodle
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Photoshop
1 10 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.42%) SPSS
5 3 (1.06%) InDesign
6 2 (0.71%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Mingle
7 1 (0.35%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) Force.com
6 1 (0.35%) Joyent
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.48%) HTTP
2 5 (1.77%) Intranet
2 5 (1.77%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) VPN
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.71%) Wireless
4 2 (0.71%) Network Security
4 2 (0.71%) AMQP
5 1 (0.35%) RTSP
5 1 (0.35%) VLAN
5 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) Broadband
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.06%) MySQL
2 21 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.13%) Big Data
7 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.77%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Azkaban
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Cucumber
2 21 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.03%) JIRA
4 15 (5.32%) Selenium
5 11 (3.90%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.84%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.48%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.77%) RSpec
9 5 (1.77%) Subversion
9 5 (1.77%) Maven
10 4 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (1.42%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.06%) JBehave
11 3 (1.06%) Grunt
11 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (7.09%) Publishing
2 19 (6.74%) Finance
3 18 (6.38%) Marketing
4 14 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.55%) Games
5 10 (3.55%) Retail
6 9 (3.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.35%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (42.20%) Developer
2 42 (14.89%) Analyst
3 32 (11.35%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.22%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.74%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 14 (4.96%) Architect
7 14 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (4.96%) Designer
8 12 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 12 (4.26%) PHP Developer
9 11 (3.90%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (3.90%) Digital Project Manager
10 10 (3.55%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.55%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.84%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.84%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (2.48%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.48%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.34%) HTML
2 51 (18.09%) CSS
3 32 (11.35%) .NET
3 32 (11.35%) Web Services
4 28 (9.93%) jQuery
5 26 (9.22%) HTML5
6 22 (7.80%) ASP.NET
7 20 (7.09%) JSON
8 19 (6.74%) Spring
9 18 (6.38%) XML
10 16 (5.67%) AngularJS
11 14 (4.96%) CSS3
12 13 (4.61%) SOAP
13 12 (4.26%) Grails
14 11 (3.90%) LAMP
15 8 (2.84%) Ajax
15 8 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (2.84%) WCF
15 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (2.48%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.32%) Social Media
2 12 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.48%) Open Source
5 5 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.42%) W3C
6 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.42%) DTV
6 4 (1.42%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.06%) NHS
7 3 (1.06%) Animation
7 3 (1.06%) BBC
7 3 (1.06%) iPhone
7 3 (1.06%) IPTV
7 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.06%) New Media
8 2 (0.71%) Kindle
8 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.28%) Linux
2 20 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.38%) Android
4 15 (5.32%) Windows
5 9 (3.19%) UNIX
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.71%) webOS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.82%) TDD
3 59 (20.92%) Scrum
4 36 (12.77%) BDD
5 33 (11.70%) MVC
6 31 (10.99%) Project Management
7 23 (8.16%) OO
8 19 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.74%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.67%) OOP
10 15 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (5.32%) Analytics
11 14 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.61%) Web Development
12 13 (4.61%) User Stories
13 12 (4.26%) Asset Management
14 11 (3.90%) Content Management
14 11 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.90%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.99%) Java
2 57 (20.21%) JavaScript
3 40 (14.18%) PHP
4 27 (9.57%) C#
5 24 (8.51%) Python
6 22 (7.80%) Ruby
7 16 (5.67%) SQL
8 12 (4.26%) Groovy
9 11 (3.90%) Scala
10 7 (2.48%) C
11 6 (2.13%) C++
11 6 (2.13%) Perl
12 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.42%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.42%) PHP5
14 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.74%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.71%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle
3 9 (3.19%) Zend
3 9 (3.19%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.48%) SAP
5 6 (2.13%) Adobe
5 6 (2.13%) Tableau
6 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.06%) Apple
8 3 (1.06%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) Facebook
9 2 (0.71%) hybris
9 2 (0.71%) IBM
10 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica
10 1 (0.35%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.35%) Sony
10 1 (0.35%) Open Text
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