The 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 67 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.35% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.21% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£650 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
330 247 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.61% 28.59% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 129 142
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.40 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £59.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) SAP PI
2 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 3 (60.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 3 (60.00%) Solvency II
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (60.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) FatWire
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SCADA
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (60.00%) SCADA
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) FatWire
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
1 3 (60.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (60.00%) hybris
1 3 (60.00%) Guidewire
1 3 (60.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft