The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 223 211 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 31 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.32% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.19% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 24
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£350 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £383 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £291
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +158.62%
Digital Media
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the South East region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Oxfordshire - 8 £385 - 1
Berkshire -16 7 £251 -18.95% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 6 - - 1
Hampshire -8 3 £350 +9.37%
West Sussex -15 3 £360 +30.90%
Surrey - 2 £350 - 9
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (37.50%) Marketing
2 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) HTML
2 14 (25.00%) User Experience
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
4 12 (21.43%) Social Media
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.86%) SEO
6 10 (17.86%) Publishing
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
7 9 (16.07%) CMS
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.29%) Java
9 7 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
9 7 (12.50%) Photoshop
9 7 (12.50%) MS Office
9 7 (12.50%) XML
9 7 (12.50%) Flash
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Pay per click
9 7 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.71%) B2B
10 6 (10.71%) jQuery
10 6 (10.71%) HTML5
11 5 (8.93%) Android
11 5 (8.93%) QA

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (16.07%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.36%) WordPress
4 2 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.79%) Drupal
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
1 7 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) RTSP
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) Grunt
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) JBehave
3 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (37.50%) Marketing
2 10 (17.86%) Publishing
3 4 (7.14%) Advertising
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Designer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Interactive Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.57%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 7 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (12.50%) Flash
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 6 (10.71%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (7.14%) XSLT
5 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.14%) WebGL
5 4 (7.14%) CSS3
6 3 (5.36%) Web Services
6 3 (5.36%) LAMP
7 2 (3.57%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.79%) XHTML
8 1 (1.79%) Struts
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) User Experience
2 12 (21.43%) Social Media
3 4 (7.14%) Animation
3 4 (7.14%) Video Editing
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) W3C
6 1 (1.79%) IPTV
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.86%) SEO
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) Pay per click
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) B2B
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) B2C
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
8 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) BDD
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.36%) Content Management
9 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) PHP
3 4 (7.14%) XQuery
3 4 (7.14%) XPath
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Tcl
6 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Facebook
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.79%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.79%) Siebel
5 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
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