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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 225 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 25 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.97% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 36
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£425 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
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
2852 2229 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.34% 25.93% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1200 1074
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 115 186
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
Berkshire +10 12 £425 +21.42% 5
Oxfordshire -12 3 £518 +88.18% 4
Surrey -12 3 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £100 -
Kent - 2 - -
Hampshire -26 1 £425 +49.12%
East Sussex - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
3 14 (37.84%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) PHP
4 10 (27.03%) HTML5
5 9 (24.32%) CSS3
5 9 (24.32%) Marketing
5 9 (24.32%) CMS
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
8 5 (13.51%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.51%) Publishing
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) Drupal
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) SOA
9 4 (10.81%) WordPress
10 3 (8.11%) Android
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (8.11%) Social Media
10 3 (8.11%) Sass

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (24.32%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Drupal
3 4 (10.81%) WordPress
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) BGP
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.70%) FWSM
3 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) RTSP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.70%) DWDM
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Grunt
2 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) JBehave
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) CSS
2 14 (37.84%) jQuery
3 10 (27.03%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) CSS3
5 5 (13.51%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) .NET
6 3 (8.11%) XHTML
6 3 (8.11%) Sass
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (5.41%) XSLT
7 2 (5.41%) Flash
7 2 (5.41%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Social Media
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) SCORM
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) TDD
2 7 (18.92%) Scrum
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
4 4 (10.81%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) SEO
5 3 (8.11%) B2B
5 3 (8.11%) B2C
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (8.11%) Email Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Android Development
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) XQuery
4 2 (5.41%) XPath
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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