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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 235 212 194
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 32 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.35% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £154 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% +27.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £27.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +136.95%
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
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire +1 9 £259 -30.06% 9
Oxfordshire -11 5 £368 -
Surrey +4 3 £350 +21.73% 12
West Sussex - 3 £360 -
Hampshire -19 2 £350 +21.73% 4
East Sussex - - - - 4
Home Counties - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (36.62%) Marketing
2 21 (29.58%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) CSS
4 18 (25.35%) Java
4 18 (25.35%) User Experience
5 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
7 14 (19.72%) TDD
7 14 (19.72%) Publishing
8 13 (18.31%) jQuery
9 12 (16.90%) Social Media
9 12 (16.90%) Photoshop
9 12 (16.90%) XML
9 12 (16.90%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (16.90%) Degree
10 11 (15.49%) CMS
10 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.49%) HTML5
11 10 (14.08%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (14.08%) Oracle Identity Management
11 10 (14.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (14.08%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (14.08%) XPath
11 10 (14.08%) XQuery
11 10 (14.08%) SOA
11 10 (14.08%) SEO
11 10 (14.08%) XSLT
11 10 (14.08%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (15.49%) CMS
2 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.04%) Drupal
3 5 (7.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Photoshop
1 12 (16.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (5.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.23%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) RTSP
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Informix
2 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (5.63%) Selenium
1 4 (5.63%) Axure RP
1 4 (5.63%) Grunt
2 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.82%) TestComplete
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) JBehave
2 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (36.62%) Marketing
2 14 (19.72%) Publishing
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Designer
4 11 (15.49%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Lead Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Web Designer
8 4 (5.63%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.63%) UX Designer
8 4 (5.63%) Interactive Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) HTML
2 20 (28.17%) CSS
3 13 (18.31%) jQuery
4 12 (16.90%) XML
5 11 (15.49%) HTML5
6 10 (14.08%) XSLT
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle ADF
7 9 (12.68%) Flash
8 8 (11.27%) CSS3
9 4 (5.63%) WebGL
9 4 (5.63%) .NET
10 3 (4.23%) XHTML
10 3 (4.23%) Web Services
11 2 (2.82%) JSON
11 2 (2.82%) LAMP
11 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
12 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.41%) ODBC
12 1 (1.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) User Experience
2 12 (16.90%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Animation
4 4 (5.63%) Video Editing
5 3 (4.23%) W3C
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.41%) SCORM
7 1 (1.41%) STB
7 1 (1.41%) IPTV
7 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
3 14 (19.72%) TDD
4 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.08%) SOA
5 10 (14.08%) SEO
6 8 (11.27%) B2B
7 7 (9.86%) Pay per click
7 7 (9.86%) Search Engine Marketing
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) B2C
8 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.45%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) Scrum
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) Content Management
10 4 (5.63%) Email Marketing
10 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
11 3 (4.23%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.08%) XQuery
3 10 (14.08%) XPath
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) C
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) Tcl
8 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) WAI
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Adobe
4 3 (4.23%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) Facebook
4 3 (4.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.41%) Siebel
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
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