The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
North West / Manchester
Rank - 101 85
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.97% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.60% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.02 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
406 619 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.06% 31.58% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 327 220
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £29.40 £20.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the Manchester region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Manchester region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 8 (72.73%) ERP
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Publishing
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (18.18%) InDesign
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) gulp
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (18.18%) Wireframes

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
1 2 (18.18%) InDesign
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Designer
2 2 (18.18%) UI Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
5 1 (9.09%) Laravel
5 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 8 (72.73%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Isilon
2 1 (9.09%) VMware