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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 154 150 137
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.13% +18.87%
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
942 1244 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.98% 29.98% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 674 554
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.84 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 2 £388 +3.33%
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 39 (90.70%) Web Development
2 38 (88.37%) CRM
3 37 (86.05%) ERP
3 37 (86.05%) Java
3 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
3 37 (86.05%) PHP
3 37 (86.05%) Network Security
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) HTML
6 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
7 10 (23.26%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) HTML5
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) Retail
10 7 (16.28%) CSS3
11 6 (13.95%) jQuery
11 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
11 6 (13.95%) gulp
11 6 (13.95%) TDD
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 6 (13.95%) Windows
12 5 (11.63%) C#
12 5 (11.63%) Scrum
12 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
12 5 (11.63%) Grunt
12 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
12 5 (11.63%) User Experience
12 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS

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 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.65%) InDesign
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) MPLS
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) DSL
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) VRRP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) gulp
2 5 (11.63%) Grunt
3 4 (9.30%) Xcode
4 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Moq
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) HTML Developer
3 5 (11.63%) iOS Developer
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead iOS Developer
5 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) HTML5
4 7 (16.28%) CSS3
5 6 (13.95%) .NET
5 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.95%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) Cocoa
6 4 (9.30%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.65%) Laravel
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.33%) Sass
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (2.33%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Social Network
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.98%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Web Development
2 38 (88.37%) CRM
3 37 (86.05%) ERP
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
7 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
1 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
1 37 (86.05%) PHP
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) CCNP
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) MCAD
1 1 (2.33%) MCP
1 1 (2.33%) MCSD
1 1 (2.33%) MCTS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Civica
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Isilon
4 1 (2.33%) NETGEAR
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) RightScale
4 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Vertica
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) Zend