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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 126 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 29 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 0.87% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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
1154 1377 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.47% 30.63% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 837 541
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 60
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -10 13 £381 +14.66% 8
Cheshire - 12 £370 - 4
Merseyside - 4 £300 - 3
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 72 (94.74%) Web Development
2 70 (92.11%) Network Security
2 70 (92.11%) Java
2 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 70 (92.11%) PHP
2 70 (92.11%) CRM
2 70 (92.11%) ERP
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 16 (21.05%) HTML
6 15 (19.74%) .NET
7 13 (17.11%) CSS
7 13 (17.11%) TDD
8 12 (15.79%) HTML5
8 12 (15.79%) C#
8 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.16%) ETL
9 10 (13.16%) CSS3
10 9 (11.84%) Windows
10 9 (11.84%) Vertica
10 9 (11.84%) Analytics
11 8 (10.53%) Big Data
11 8 (10.53%) Scrum
11 8 (10.53%) Linux
12 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.21%) Migration
12 7 (9.21%) Finance
12 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.95%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.63%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.63%) InDesign
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (92.11%) Network Security
2 3 (3.95%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) MPLS
3 2 (2.63%) NAS
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) BGP
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) DSL
4 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.32%) VRRP
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Big Data
3 6 (7.89%) OLAP
3 6 (7.89%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
1 7 (9.21%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (7.89%) gulp
3 5 (6.58%) Grunt
4 4 (5.26%) Xcode
5 3 (3.95%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
1 7 (9.21%) Retail
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 2 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.53%) HTML Developer
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.89%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.58%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) HTML
2 15 (19.74%) .NET
3 13 (17.11%) CSS
4 12 (15.79%) HTML5
5 10 (13.16%) CSS3
6 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.21%) jQuery
7 4 (5.26%) Cocoa
7 4 (5.26%) iOS SDK
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.95%) WCF
9 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.63%) Laravel
10 1 (1.32%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.32%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.32%) Sass
10 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Blog
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Social Media
3 2 (2.63%) Social Network
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Android
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (94.74%) Web Development
2 70 (92.11%) CRM
2 70 (92.11%) ERP
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.11%) TDD
6 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.16%) ETL
8 9 (11.84%) Analytics
9 8 (10.53%) Scrum
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.21%) Migration
11 6 (7.89%) Change Management
11 6 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (7.89%) Front End Development
11 6 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (6.58%) iOS Development
12 5 (6.58%) Mobile Development
12 5 (6.58%) SEO
12 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) Java
1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
1 70 (92.11%) PHP
2 16 (21.05%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) C#
4 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
2 1 (1.32%) CCNP
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) MCAD
2 1 (1.32%) MCP
2 1 (1.32%) MCSD
2 1 (1.32%) MCTS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.32%) PMP
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Vertica
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Talend
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) Google
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) Tableau
5 2 (2.63%) EMC
5 2 (2.63%) Facebook
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) Axway
6 1 (1.32%) Civica
6 1 (1.32%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.32%) RightScale
6 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
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Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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