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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
England / North West
Rank 134 154 133
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.32% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.02 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%

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
802 1242 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.76% 32.66% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 687 505
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £47.13 £37.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 18 (81.82%) Web Development
2 17 (77.27%) CRM
3 16 (72.73%) ERP
3 16 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 16 (72.73%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) User Experience
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Publishing
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.09%) gulp
9 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
9 2 (9.09%) Prototyping

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 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 2 (9.09%) InDesign
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 2 (9.09%) Grunt
1 2 (9.09%) gulp
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) UI Designer
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Blog
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Web Development
2 17 (77.27%) CRM
3 16 (72.73%) ERP
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
8 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCAD
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) MCSD
1 1 (4.55%) MCTS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Civica
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) F5
2 1 (4.55%) Isilon
2 1 (4.55%) Lotus
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) RightScale
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau