The first 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 11 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 Merseyside 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - 23 30
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.84% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 17.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +20.96%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.38% 16.59% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 29
Average daily rate £425 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Digital Media
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 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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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
Birkenhead - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Digital Media
North West

Digital Media
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping