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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 117 155 134
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 34 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 0.90% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 0
Median daily rate £363 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
1135 1223 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.98% 28.91% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 747 539
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 66
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 17 £363 +9.84% 36
Cheshire - 13 £388 - 22
Merseyside +11 2 £250 - 5
Lancashire - 2 £413 - 4
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (95.00%) Web Development
2 75 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 75 (93.75%) PHP
3 74 (92.50%) Java
3 74 (92.50%) CRM
3 74 (92.50%) ERP
3 74 (92.50%) Network Security
4 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
5 18 (22.50%) .NET
5 18 (22.50%) HTML
5 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.00%) SQL
7 15 (18.75%) CSS
8 14 (17.50%) C#
8 14 (17.50%) HTML5
9 13 (16.25%) TDD
10 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (15.00%) CSS3
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.50%) ETL
12 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.25%) Windows
13 9 (11.25%) Linux
13 9 (11.25%) Vertica
14 8 (10.00%) Big Data
14 8 (10.00%) Analytics
14 8 (10.00%) Finance
14 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
15 7 (8.75%) Mobile Development

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 (3.75%) CMS
1 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.75%) Fireworks
3 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.50%) InDesign
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
5 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 74 (92.50%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) DSL
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.25%) MPLS
2 1 (1.25%) NAS
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 6 (7.50%) OLAP
3 6 (7.50%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.25%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (6.25%) gulp
2 5 (6.25%) Xcode
3 4 (5.00%) Grunt
4 3 (3.75%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 2 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 9 (11.25%) HTML Developer
3 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.75%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.50%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) .NET
1 18 (22.50%) HTML
2 15 (18.75%) CSS
3 14 (17.50%) HTML5
4 12 (15.00%) CSS3
5 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 4 (5.00%) Cocoa
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.75%) JSON
10 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.50%) Android SDK
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.50%) Laravel
10 2 (2.50%) RESTful
10 2 (2.50%) WCF
10 2 (2.50%) Web Services
10 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Blog
2 2 (2.50%) Copywriting
2 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.50%) NHS
2 2 (2.50%) Social Media
2 2 (2.50%) Social Network
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) iPad
3 1 (1.25%) iPhone
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (95.00%) Web Development
2 74 (92.50%) CRM
2 74 (92.50%) ERP
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) E-Commerce
4 13 (16.25%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.50%) ETL
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.75%) Mobile Development
9 6 (7.50%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
9 6 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (6.25%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) MVC
10 5 (6.25%) Scrum
10 5 (6.25%) SEO
11 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (93.75%) JavaScript
1 75 (93.75%) PHP
2 74 (92.50%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (17.50%) C#
5 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Vertica
3 7 (8.75%) Talend
4 6 (7.50%) Google
5 5 (6.25%) Adobe
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Zend
7 2 (2.50%) Facebook
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 2 (2.50%) Twitter
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) RightScale
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
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