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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£446 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Digital Media
South West

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
84 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.01% 23.19% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 20
Average daily rate £344 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.21 £17.65 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% -52.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £16.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £20.49 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 - 1 £288 -
Street - - - -
Digital Media
South West

Digital Media
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
5 1 (11.11%) PHP5
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 3 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PHP5
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory