The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 124 149 137
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 40 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.21% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 0.67% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -30.00%
Digital Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1293 1201 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.04% 30.90% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 649 463
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 21 £350 - 32
Cheshire - 15 £406 - 20
Lancashire - 2 £325 - 4
Merseyside - 2 £325 - 7
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 40 (88.89%) PHP
3 39 (86.67%) Java
3 39 (86.67%) CRM
3 39 (86.67%) ERP
3 39 (86.67%) Web Development
3 39 (86.67%) Network Security
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) .NET
5 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.00%) ETL
6 9 (20.00%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) TDD
7 8 (17.78%) HTML
7 8 (17.78%) SQL
7 8 (17.78%) CSS
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Big Data
8 7 (15.56%) Vertica
8 7 (15.56%) Analytics
9 6 (13.33%) Talend
9 6 (13.33%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (13.33%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.33%) Finance
9 6 (13.33%) Linux

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.44%) SPSS
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) OLAP
3 5 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Magento Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) CSS3
3 6 (13.33%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
7 1 (2.22%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) New Media
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) CRM
1 39 (86.67%) ERP
1 39 (86.67%) Web Development
2 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.00%) ETL
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Analytics
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) SEO
10 2 (4.44%) Logistics
10 2 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 40 (88.89%) PHP
3 39 (86.67%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Vertica
3 6 (13.33%) Talend
4 4 (8.89%) Google
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Zend
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
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