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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 110 145 129
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 47 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +220.00%
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
1204 975 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.94% 26.79% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 576 481
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 55 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £46.32 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 June 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 June 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 23 £350 - 27
Cheshire - 18 £406 - 15
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 2
Merseyside -2 2 £325 - 6
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (95.38%) JavaScript
2 60 (92.31%) PHP
3 59 (90.77%) Java
3 59 (90.77%) CRM
3 59 (90.77%) ERP
3 59 (90.77%) Web Development
3 59 (90.77%) Network Security
4 17 (26.15%) .NET
5 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
6 14 (21.54%) HTML
6 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.00%) C#
7 13 (20.00%) CSS
7 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (18.46%) SQL
9 11 (16.92%) TDD
10 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.38%) HTML5
10 10 (15.38%) CSS3
11 9 (13.85%) Vertica
11 9 (13.85%) ETL
11 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
11 9 (13.85%) Finance
12 8 (12.31%) Linux
12 8 (12.31%) Analytics
13 7 (10.77%) Big Data
13 7 (10.77%) Talend
13 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio

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 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 59 (90.77%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) NAS
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Big Data
3 6 (9.23%) OLAP
3 6 (9.23%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 3 (4.62%) Xcode
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Grunt
4 2 (3.08%) gulp
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) German Language
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
3 7 (10.77%) HTML Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 5 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) .NET
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (15.38%) CSS3
4 10 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (6.15%) iOS SDK
5 4 (6.15%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) JSON
6 3 (4.62%) RESTful
6 3 (4.62%) WCF
7 2 (3.08%) Cocoa
7 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Blog
2 2 (3.08%) Copywriting
2 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Social Media
2 2 (3.08%) Social Network
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) CRM
1 59 (90.77%) ERP
1 59 (90.77%) Web Development
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.92%) TDD
5 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.85%) ETL
7 8 (12.31%) Analytics
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.23%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (9.23%) MVC
10 5 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.69%) SEO
11 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
12 3 (4.62%) Change Management
12 3 (4.62%) Migration
12 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (95.38%) JavaScript
2 60 (92.31%) PHP
3 59 (90.77%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) C#
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Vertica
3 7 (10.77%) Talend
4 6 (9.23%) Google
5 3 (4.62%) Adobe
5 3 (4.62%) Zend
6 2 (3.08%) Facebook
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
6 2 (3.08%) Twitter
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Axway
7 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Telerik
7 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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