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 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 63 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 1.57% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
Digital Media
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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
219 381 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.20% 34.54% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 208 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £37.15 £35.00
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) CMS
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Drupal
5 3 (27.27%) WordPress
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Grunt
6 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (18.18%) JBehave
6 2 (18.18%) WebDriver

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) JBehave
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Website Editor
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Copywriting
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe