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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 257 272 192
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -80
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 136 134 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.59% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.57% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 90 198
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £291
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +72.41%
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
8107 8548 8471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.85% 37.63% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5563 6011 5752
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
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 144 148 196
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 -8 21 £325 -7.14% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £375 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 122 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.11%) JavaScript
3 61 (24.50%) HTML
4 59 (23.69%) CSS
5 52 (20.88%) Java
5 52 (20.88%) TDD
6 44 (17.67%) Scrum
7 41 (16.47%) Linux
8 40 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
9 34 (13.65%) BDD
10 33 (13.25%) PHP
11 31 (12.45%) Web Services
11 31 (12.45%) jQuery
12 30 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (11.65%) MySQL
13 29 (11.65%) Web Development
14 27 (10.84%) DevOps
14 27 (10.84%) CSS3
14 27 (10.84%) HTML5
15 26 (10.44%) Puppet
15 26 (10.44%) Node.js
15 26 (10.44%) AngularJS
15 26 (10.44%) SQL
16 24 (9.64%) Cucumber
17 23 (9.24%) Marketing
17 23 (9.24%) Finance
18 22 (8.84%) Adobe
18 22 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
19 19 (7.63%) Ruby
20 18 (7.23%) Publishing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (10.44%) Node.js
2 14 (5.62%) CMS
3 11 (4.42%) 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%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Lync
7 3 (1.20%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.80%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) MS Office
2 11 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.21%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 4 (1.61%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (1.20%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.80%) InDesign
6 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.40%) Maya
7 1 (0.40%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.21%) GitHub
2 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.40%) Force.com
8 1 (0.40%) SaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.61%) Internet
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
2 4 (1.61%) WebEx
3 3 (1.20%) Telepresence
3 3 (1.20%) RTSP
3 3 (1.20%) H.323
3 3 (1.20%) FTP
4 2 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) VPN
4 2 (0.80%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.80%) IPsec
4 2 (0.80%) MPLS
4 2 (0.80%) BGP
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.65%) MySQL
2 14 (5.62%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.42%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.61%) OLAP
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (1.20%) Redis
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) Big Data
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Cucumber
2 17 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.22%) JIRA
5 12 (4.82%) Maven
6 11 (4.42%) Selenium
7 10 (4.02%) Subversion
8 8 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.41%) Mockito
9 6 (2.41%) JUnit
10 5 (2.01%) Ant
10 5 (2.01%) JBehave
10 5 (2.01%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.01%) Calabash
11 4 (1.61%) Grunt
11 4 (1.61%) Appium
12 3 (1.20%) eggPlant
12 3 (1.20%) Bower
12 3 (1.20%) Mocha
12 3 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 23 (9.24%) Finance
1 23 (9.24%) Marketing
2 18 (7.23%) Publishing
3 17 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.43%) Advertising
5 11 (4.42%) Multimedia
6 9 (3.61%) Games
7 4 (1.61%) Retail
8 3 (1.20%) Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (34.54%) Developer
2 27 (10.84%) Analyst
3 18 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 12 (4.82%) Web Developer
4 12 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (4.82%) PHP Developer
5 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
5 11 (4.42%) Business Analyst
6 9 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (2.81%) Test Manager
7 7 (2.81%) Administrator
8 6 (2.41%) Senior Developer
8 6 (2.41%) Software Engineer
8 6 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (2.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.01%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.50%) HTML
2 59 (23.69%) CSS
3 31 (12.45%) Web Services
3 31 (12.45%) jQuery
4 27 (10.84%) HTML5
4 27 (10.84%) CSS3
5 26 (10.44%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.62%) XML
7 11 (4.42%) JSON
7 11 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (4.42%) React
8 9 (3.61%) Backbone.js
8 9 (3.61%) RESTful
8 9 (3.61%) .NET
9 8 (3.21%) Spring
9 8 (3.21%) REST
10 7 (2.81%) XHTML
10 7 (2.81%) Symfony
11 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.01%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.82%) Video on Demand
3 11 (4.42%) User Experience
4 8 (3.21%) Social Media
5 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.41%) BBC
6 5 (2.01%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.61%) Animation
7 4 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.61%) New Media
8 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.80%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.80%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.47%) Linux
2 8 (3.21%) Windows
2 8 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.01%) UNIX
3 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.61%) Android
5 2 (0.80%) CentOS
5 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.88%) TDD
3 44 (17.67%) Scrum
4 34 (13.65%) BDD
5 30 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (11.65%) Web Development
7 27 (10.84%) DevOps
8 18 (7.23%) Project Management
9 17 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.83%) Kanban
9 17 (6.83%) Analytics
10 16 (6.43%) Pair Programming
11 15 (6.02%) MVC
11 15 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.02%) Content Management
12 13 (5.22%) SOA
12 13 (5.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (4.42%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.42%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.11%) JavaScript
2 52 (20.88%) Java
3 33 (13.25%) PHP
4 26 (10.44%) SQL
5 19 (7.63%) Ruby
6 15 (6.02%) Python
7 8 (3.21%) C#
8 6 (2.41%) C
8 6 (2.41%) Perl
9 5 (2.01%) Scala
10 4 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (1.61%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
11 2 (0.80%) Clojure
11 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.40%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.40%) Go
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (5.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.61%) ISEB
3 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.80%) CCNP
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Xen
2 2 (0.80%) Postfix
2 2 (0.80%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (10.44%) Puppet
2 22 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.23%) Ansible
4 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.80%) yum
5 2 (0.80%) Salt
5 2 (0.80%) Mesos
5 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (8.84%) Adobe
2 9 (3.61%) Google
3 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.81%) Cisco
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle
6 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.20%) SAP
7 3 (1.20%) Polycom
7 3 (1.20%) Tandberg
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.80%) Juniper
8 2 (0.80%) Quark
8 2 (0.80%) Omniture
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) Sony
9 1 (0.40%) BT
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
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