The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 63 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 1.67% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £370 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.48% 23.32% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 65 107
Average daily rate £350 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £211 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Digital Media
Berkshire

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Reading region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) XHTML
7 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
10 1 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
10 1 (7.14%) WordPress
10 1 (7.14%) Android
10 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (7.14%) Sass
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (7.14%) MySQL
10 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 1 (7.14%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) MVC
10 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) CMS

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (7.14%) WordPress
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior User Experience Designer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 7 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (42.86%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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