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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 34 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.30% 1.16% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.94% 4.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Average daily rate
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£518 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
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
128 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.19% 29.07% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 33
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £10.34 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.15% -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Publishing
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle ADF
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) XSLT
3 10 (71.43%) SOA
3 10 (71.43%) XQuery
3 10 (71.43%) XPath
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (78.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Lead Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Lead Software Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle ADF
1 10 (71.43%) XML
1 10 (71.43%) XSLT
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) ODBC
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) EAI
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) XQuery
2 10 (71.43%) XPath
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
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