The 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 4.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 14.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £303 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +72.22%
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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 Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
68 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.44% 27.46% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £46.50 £22.88 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.27% +128.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £14.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.25 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory