The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 40 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 1.01% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 3.77% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£518 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Digital Media
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.41% 26.77% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 33
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £11.83 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.48 £24.13 £15.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the Oxford region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Digital Media
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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