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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 42 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.25% - 2.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% - 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
Digital Media
North West

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
118 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.92% 27.06% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 30
Average daily rate £379 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 2015. 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
Wirral - 1 - -
Digital Media
North West

Digital Media
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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