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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 268 246 200
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -46
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 163 185 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.73% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.94% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 149 173
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
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
8779 9552 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.63% 37.70% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6110 6725 6478
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 155 239
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.20 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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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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 +9 29 £424 +21.07% 14
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £250 -
Twickenham +5 1 £350 -15.66%
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 144 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.89%) TDD
3 67 (23.84%) Scrum
4 59 (21.00%) HTML
5 56 (19.93%) JavaScript
6 50 (17.79%) Java
6 50 (17.79%) CSS
7 41 (14.59%) jQuery
8 40 (14.23%) BDD
9 36 (12.81%) PHP
9 36 (12.81%) Linux
10 34 (12.10%) MVC
11 33 (11.74%) MySQL
11 33 (11.74%) Git (software)
12 32 (11.39%) .NET
12 32 (11.39%) User Experience
13 31 (11.03%) Project Management
14 30 (10.68%) Python
15 28 (9.96%) HTML5
16 27 (9.61%) C#
16 27 (9.61%) CMS
16 27 (9.61%) Software Engineering
16 27 (9.61%) Marketing
17 25 (8.90%) Web Services
18 24 (8.54%) XML
19 23 (8.19%) Games
19 23 (8.19%) Jasmine
19 23 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (8.19%) Karma Test Runner
20 22 (7.83%) Publishing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (9.61%) CMS
2 21 (7.47%) Apache
3 13 (4.63%) Node.js
4 10 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.20%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.14%) IIS
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.42%) Confluence
10 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.42%) Drupal
11 3 (1.07%) SAS
11 3 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.71%) WordPress
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.71%) Moodle
13 1 (0.36%) Liferay
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.78%) InDesign
5 4 (1.42%) SPSS
6 3 (1.07%) MS Office
6 3 (1.07%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.36%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.78%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.91%) HTTP
2 8 (2.85%) Intranet
3 4 (1.42%) Internet
4 3 (1.07%) VPN
4 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.71%) Wireless
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) Network Security
5 2 (0.71%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) Broadband
6 1 (0.36%) RTSP
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.74%) MySQL
2 19 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.85%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.14%) Big Data
5 6 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.07%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) IDOL
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 33 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.19%) Jasmine
2 23 (8.19%) Karma Test Runner
3 20 (7.12%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.63%) WebDriver
4 13 (4.63%) JIRA
5 12 (4.27%) Selenium
6 9 (3.20%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.49%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.49%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.78%) Maven
8 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.42%) Grunt
10 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.07%) Mockito
10 3 (1.07%) Hudson
10 3 (1.07%) Xcode
10 3 (1.07%) Subversion
10 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.71%) RSpec
General
1 27 (9.61%) Marketing
2 23 (8.19%) Games
3 22 (7.83%) Publishing
4 19 (6.76%) Finance
5 16 (5.69%) Advertising
6 12 (4.27%) Retail
7 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.07%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.36%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 128 (45.55%) Developer
2 41 (14.59%) Analyst
3 37 (13.17%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.83%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (7.12%) Python Developer
5 20 (7.12%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Architect
8 14 (4.98%) PHP Developer
8 14 (4.98%) Python/Django Developer
9 13 (4.63%) Agile Project Manager
10 12 (4.27%) Digital Project Manager
11 11 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.20%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) ScrumMaster
13 8 (2.85%) Designer
13 8 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.85%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.00%) HTML
2 50 (17.79%) CSS
3 41 (14.59%) jQuery
4 32 (11.39%) .NET
5 28 (9.96%) HTML5
6 25 (8.90%) Web Services
7 24 (8.54%) XML
8 20 (7.12%) Django
9 19 (6.76%) Gherkin
10 18 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 18 (6.41%) CSS3
11 17 (6.05%) ASP.NET
12 16 (5.69%) JSON
13 15 (5.34%) Spring
14 10 (3.56%) Ajax
14 10 (3.56%) RESTful
14 10 (3.56%) Backbone.js
15 9 (3.20%) Sass
15 9 (3.20%) SOAP
15 9 (3.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.39%) User Experience
2 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.34%) Social Media
4 12 (4.27%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.14%) Open Source
6 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.14%) W3C
7 5 (1.78%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.78%) iPad
8 3 (1.07%) DTV
8 3 (1.07%) BBC
8 3 (1.07%) Animation
8 3 (1.07%) New Media
8 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.71%) IPTV
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.81%) Linux
2 18 (6.41%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.34%) Android
4 12 (4.27%) Windows
5 4 (1.42%) UNIX
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.71%) webOS
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.89%) TDD
3 67 (23.84%) Scrum
4 40 (14.23%) BDD
5 34 (12.10%) MVC
6 31 (11.03%) Project Management
7 27 (9.61%) Software Engineering
8 19 (6.76%) Analytics
9 17 (6.05%) OO
10 15 (5.34%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.34%) Web Development
11 14 (4.98%) Content Management
11 14 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.63%) User Stories
13 12 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (3.56%) OOP
14 10 (3.56%) Test Scripting
15 9 (3.20%) Kanban
15 9 (3.20%) DevOps
15 9 (3.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.93%) JavaScript
2 50 (17.79%) Java
3 36 (12.81%) PHP
4 30 (10.68%) Python
5 27 (9.61%) C#
6 19 (6.76%) Ruby
7 15 (5.34%) SQL
8 8 (2.85%) Scala
9 7 (2.49%) Groovy
10 5 (1.78%) C
10 5 (1.78%) Perl
11 4 (1.42%) PHP5
11 4 (1.42%) C++
11 4 (1.42%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.36%) Haskell
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) XQuery
13 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (6.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) ISEB
4 2 (0.71%) PMP
4 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.42%) Puppet
2 4 (1.42%) Salt
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 17 (6.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.91%) Adobe
3 7 (2.49%) Google
3 7 (2.49%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.78%) Zend
5 4 (1.42%) Remedy
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle
5 4 (1.42%) Tableau
5 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.07%) SAP
7 2 (0.71%) IBM
7 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) comScore
8 1 (0.36%) Facebook
8 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.36%) Sony
8 1 (0.36%) Open Text
8 1 (0.36%) Ab Initio
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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