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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 146 131 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.065% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.23% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £299
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
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
1143 854 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.47% 27.85% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 442 294
Average daily rate £400 £330 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.61 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.70 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Manchester - 7 - - 3
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Saxon XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) Video on Demand
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 4 (28.57%) XQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Zope
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Memcached
6 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
6 3 (21.43%) SimpleDB

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Zope
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
1 3 (21.43%) SimpleDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Trac
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Perl Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) XSLT
2 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
2 4 (28.57%) Saxon XSLT
3 3 (21.43%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) Mason
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) Memcached
3 3 (21.43%) Catalyst
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) New Media
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) XQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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