The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Somerset 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 49 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.52% 0.52% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 3.13% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£288 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +20.96%
Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.61% 16.75% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 10 13
Average daily rate £384 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.70% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Digital Media
South West

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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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
Bath -6 2 £288 -
Taunton - - - -
Digital Media
South West

Digital Media
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) PHP5
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Drupal
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (20.00%) Drupal
1 2 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OOP
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (80.00%) PHP5
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript