The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 48 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 12 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.89% 0.24% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.59% 1.25% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
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£518 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £340
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +55.00%
Digital Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.71% 19.56% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 36 45
Average daily rate £403 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 15
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £12.85 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £33.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 10 £518 -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (76.47%) Java
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Publishing
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle ADF
3 10 (58.82%) SOA
3 10 (58.82%) XQuery
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
3 10 (58.82%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) XPath
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) RUP
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) CMMI
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (58.82%) WebLogic
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (64.71%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Lead Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Lead Software Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle ADF
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) XSLT
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
2 1 (5.88%) ODBC
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) RUP
3 2 (11.76%) B2B
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) CMMI
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) EAI
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) XQuery
2 10 (58.82%) XPath
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel