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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 65 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.90% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 4.02% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
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£525 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
178 224 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.37% 22.31% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 120 91
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.11 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JBehave
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior User Experience Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe