The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 264 202 168
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -34
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 153 208 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.96% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.93% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 177 221
Average daily rate £398 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £42.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% +84.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Digital Media
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 31 £395 +2.59% 17
Croydon - 1 £150 -
Ilford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 88 (27.59%) HTML
2 85 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (23.82%) JavaScript
4 72 (22.57%) Java
4 72 (22.57%) CSS
5 52 (16.30%) TDD
6 51 (15.99%) Scrum
7 45 (14.11%) jQuery
8 44 (13.79%) PHP
9 33 (10.34%) MySQL
10 32 (10.03%) .NET
10 32 (10.03%) Ruby
11 31 (9.72%) Linux
11 31 (9.72%) Project Management
12 29 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 29 (9.09%) MVC
12 29 (9.09%) HTML5
13 28 (8.78%) Cucumber
13 28 (8.78%) BDD
13 28 (8.78%) Marketing
14 27 (8.46%) C#
14 27 (8.46%) Web Services
15 26 (8.15%) Finance
15 26 (8.15%) Publishing
16 24 (7.52%) Selenium
17 23 (7.21%) Apple iOS
17 23 (7.21%) Social Media
17 23 (7.21%) OO
17 23 (7.21%) ASP.NET
17 23 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (6.58%) CMS
2 13 (4.08%) Node.js
3 7 (2.19%) SAS
3 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.19%) Apache
3 7 (2.19%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.19%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.25%) Drupal
6 3 (0.94%) IIS
6 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.94%) WordPress
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (4.70%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.76%) MS Office
3 11 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.88%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.88%) MS Project
6 6 (1.88%) SPSS
7 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.94%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.63%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.63%) PaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Force.com
4 1 (0.31%) Joyent
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) Intranet
2 6 (1.88%) Internet
2 6 (1.88%) VoIP
3 2 (0.63%) Network Security
3 2 (0.63%) FTP
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) RTSP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.34%) MySQL
2 16 (5.02%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.76%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.82%) Big Data
6 8 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.57%) QlikView
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.63%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.63%) IDOL
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (8.78%) Cucumber
2 24 (7.52%) Selenium
3 22 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.70%) WebDriver
5 14 (4.39%) Subversion
6 13 (4.08%) JIRA
7 10 (3.13%) RSpec
8 9 (2.82%) Calabash
9 7 (2.19%) JBehave
9 7 (2.19%) WATIR
10 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.57%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.94%) Capybara
13 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.63%) Hudson
13 2 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 28 (8.78%) Marketing
2 26 (8.15%) Finance
2 26 (8.15%) Publishing
3 17 (5.33%) Advertising
3 17 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.39%) Retail
5 7 (2.19%) Games
6 6 (1.88%) Legal
6 6 (1.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 134 (42.01%) Developer
2 41 (12.85%) Analyst
3 30 (9.40%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.58%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.96%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.02%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.02%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.76%) Product Manager
11 11 (3.45%) Administrator
11 11 (3.45%) Architect
11 11 (3.45%) Designer
11 11 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (2.82%) Tester
12 9 (2.82%) UI Programmer
12 9 (2.82%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.51%) Test Engineer
14 7 (2.19%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.59%) HTML
2 72 (22.57%) CSS
3 45 (14.11%) jQuery
4 32 (10.03%) .NET
5 29 (9.09%) HTML5
6 27 (8.46%) Web Services
7 23 (7.21%) ASP.NET
8 22 (6.90%) XML
9 18 (5.64%) CSS3
9 18 (5.64%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.33%) Backbone.js
11 14 (4.39%) JSON
12 13 (4.08%) Spring
13 12 (3.76%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (3.76%) LAMP
14 9 (2.82%) Flash
14 9 (2.82%) J2EE
14 9 (2.82%) Symfony
15 8 (2.51%) JSP
16 7 (2.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.21%) Social Media
2 18 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.13%) Video on Demand
6 8 (2.51%) W3C
7 7 (2.19%) New Media
7 7 (2.19%) iPhone
8 6 (1.88%) FMCG
8 6 (1.88%) Open Source
9 5 (1.57%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.57%) IPTV
10 4 (1.25%) Linked Data
10 4 (1.25%) Streaming Media
10 4 (1.25%) NHS
11 3 (0.94%) STB
11 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.94%) iPad
11 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.72%) Linux
2 23 (7.21%) Apple iOS
3 19 (5.96%) Android
4 16 (5.02%) Windows
5 10 (3.13%) UNIX
6 7 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.30%) TDD
3 51 (15.99%) Scrum
4 31 (9.72%) Project Management
5 29 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 29 (9.09%) MVC
6 28 (8.78%) BDD
7 23 (7.21%) OO
7 23 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (6.90%) Analytics
9 18 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.33%) Test Automation
11 16 (5.02%) Web Development
12 14 (4.39%) SEO
13 13 (4.08%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.08%) OOP
14 12 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (3.45%) User Stories
16 10 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.82%) JavaScript
2 72 (22.57%) Java
3 44 (13.79%) PHP
4 32 (10.03%) Ruby
5 27 (8.46%) C#
6 22 (6.90%) Python
7 21 (6.58%) SQL
8 13 (4.08%) Scala
9 8 (2.51%) PHP5
9 8 (2.51%) Perl
9 8 (2.51%) C
10 6 (1.88%) Groovy
10 6 (1.88%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.25%) C++
11 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (6.58%) Degree
2 7 (2.19%) ISEB
2 7 (2.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.63%) PMP
4 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.31%) HND
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.88%) Puppet
2 3 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.08%) Google
3 11 (3.45%) Zend
4 10 (3.13%) Facebook
5 9 (2.82%) Adobe
5 9 (2.82%) Tableau
6 8 (2.51%) Oracle
7 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.25%) Twitter
9 4 (1.25%) SAP
9 4 (1.25%) Apple
10 3 (0.94%) Citrix
10 3 (0.94%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.63%) Netezza
11 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.63%) Vertica
11 2 (0.63%) DoubleClick
12 1 (0.31%) Omniture
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