The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
Digital Media
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.65% 25.93% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 36
Average daily rate £385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.71 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.70% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.50 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Digital Media
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Brand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Brand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree