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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 282 196 184
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -12
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 125 264 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 1.09% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 3.35% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 224 195
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £87.50 £40.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.72% +126.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -63.41%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7201 7887 8147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 32.50% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5420 5504
Average daily rate £450 £460 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 27 £375 -7.69% 14
Bromley - 1 £325 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 2
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 92 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.58%) HTML
3 62 (22.22%) Java
3 62 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 61 (21.86%) TDD
5 54 (19.35%) CSS
6 51 (18.28%) Scrum
7 38 (13.62%) PHP
8 37 (13.26%) BDD
9 34 (12.19%) Web Services
10 32 (11.47%) MVC
10 32 (11.47%) CMS
11 30 (10.75%) Project Management
11 30 (10.75%) .NET
11 30 (10.75%) MySQL
12 26 (9.32%) Ruby
12 26 (9.32%) jQuery
13 25 (8.96%) HTML5
13 25 (8.96%) C#
13 25 (8.96%) Linux
14 24 (8.60%) OO
14 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET
15 23 (8.24%) Analytics
16 22 (7.89%) Apple iOS
16 22 (7.89%) JSON
16 22 (7.89%) Publishing
17 21 (7.53%) Marketing
17 21 (7.53%) SQL Server
17 21 (7.53%) Cucumber
18 20 (7.17%) Android

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (11.47%) CMS
2 10 (3.58%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.23%) IIS
4 8 (2.87%) Node.js
5 7 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.51%) SAS
6 6 (2.15%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.79%) Apache
8 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.43%) WordPress
8 4 (1.43%) Drupal
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.72%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.51%) SPSS
5 6 (2.15%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.08%) InDesign
6 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.72%) MS Project
7 2 (0.72%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.36%) Mingle
8 1 (0.36%) Gephi
8 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.08%) SaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) Force.com
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.36%) Joyent
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.43%) HTTP
3 3 (1.08%) Intranet
3 3 (1.08%) VPN
4 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.72%) FTP
4 2 (0.72%) AMQP
4 2 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.36%) RTSP
5 1 (0.36%) VLAN
5 1 (0.36%) LDAP
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.75%) MySQL
2 21 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.87%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.51%) Big Data
5 6 (2.15%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.79%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.79%) QlikView
7 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.72%) IDOL
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (7.53%) Cucumber
2 17 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.09%) Selenium
3 16 (5.73%) JIRA
4 10 (3.58%) WebDriver
5 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.15%) Subversion
6 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.15%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.15%) RSpec
7 5 (1.79%) Axure RP
7 5 (1.79%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.43%) JBehave
9 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.08%) Calabash
9 3 (1.08%) Grunt
9 3 (1.08%) WATIR
9 3 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 22 (7.89%) Publishing
2 21 (7.53%) Marketing
3 16 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.73%) Finance
4 11 (3.94%) Retail
5 10 (3.58%) Advertising
6 5 (1.79%) Games
7 4 (1.43%) Banking
8 3 (1.08%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (41.94%) Developer
2 43 (15.41%) Analyst
3 31 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.32%) Business Analyst
5 18 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.02%) Architect
6 14 (5.02%) Designer
7 13 (4.66%) Agile Project Manager
7 13 (4.66%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.30%) Digital Project Manager
9 11 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (3.94%) Data Analyst
9 11 (3.94%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.58%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.58%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.58%) HTML
2 54 (19.35%) CSS
3 34 (12.19%) Web Services
4 30 (10.75%) .NET
5 26 (9.32%) jQuery
6 25 (8.96%) HTML5
7 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET
8 22 (7.89%) JSON
9 20 (7.17%) XML
10 19 (6.81%) Spring
11 18 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.02%) SOAP
12 14 (5.02%) LAMP
13 13 (4.66%) CSS3
14 12 (4.30%) Grails
15 8 (2.87%) XSLT
15 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.87%) Backbone.js
16 7 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (2.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.02%) Social Media
3 10 (3.58%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.43%) NHS
5 4 (1.43%) W3C
6 3 (1.08%) Open Source
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.08%) iPhone
6 3 (1.08%) FMCG
6 3 (1.08%) IPTV
6 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.08%) DTV
7 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.72%) BBC
7 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 2 (0.72%) STB
7 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.96%) Linux
2 22 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 20 (7.17%) Android
4 15 (5.38%) Windows
5 9 (3.23%) UNIX
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.86%) TDD
3 51 (18.28%) Scrum
4 37 (13.26%) BDD
5 32 (11.47%) MVC
6 30 (10.75%) Project Management
7 24 (8.60%) OO
8 23 (8.24%) Analytics
9 20 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.09%) OOP
11 15 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.66%) Web Development
14 12 (4.30%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.30%) DevOps
15 11 (3.94%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (3.94%) User Stories
15 11 (3.94%) Asset Management
15 11 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.22%) Java
1 62 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 38 (13.62%) PHP
3 26 (9.32%) Ruby
4 25 (8.96%) C#
5 18 (6.45%) Python
6 16 (5.73%) SQL
7 13 (4.66%) Scala
8 10 (3.58%) Groovy
9 7 (2.51%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.51%) Perl
10 5 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.43%) C
11 4 (1.43%) PHP5
12 3 (1.08%) C++
13 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.72%) VBScript
13 2 (0.72%) VB
13 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (6.09%) Degree
2 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.79%) ISEB
3 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) PMP
4 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) GISP
5 1 (0.36%) HND
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.58%) Oracle
2 10 (3.58%) Zend
3 9 (3.23%) Adobe
4 8 (2.87%) Google
4 8 (2.87%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.87%) Tableau
5 6 (2.15%) SAP
6 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.08%) Apple
9 2 (0.72%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) Facebook
9 2 (0.72%) hybris
9 2 (0.72%) comScore
10 1 (0.36%) Talend
10 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.36%) Telerik
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