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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 228 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 31 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.88% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 40
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£400 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
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
2832 2185 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 25.82% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1170 1086
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 119 190
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 30 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 30 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 +9 13 £363 +1.75% 3
Oxfordshire -20 5 £518 +88.18% 5
Surrey -7 4 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £238 - 2
Kent - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -30 1 £425 +49.12% 2
East Sussex - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (46.51%) HTML
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) jQuery
2 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) HTML5
5 12 (27.91%) PHP
5 12 (27.91%) Marketing
6 11 (25.58%) CMS
6 11 (25.58%) CSS3
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
8 7 (16.28%) Drupal
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) Publishing
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) WordPress
10 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
10 5 (11.63%) Grunt
10 5 (11.63%) User Experience
10 5 (11.63%) .NET
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
10 5 (11.63%) B2B
10 5 (11.63%) B2C
10 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 5 (11.63%) Email Marketing
11 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.30%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (25.58%) CMS
2 7 (16.28%) Drupal
3 6 (13.95%) WordPress
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) MPLS
2 2 (4.65%) BGP
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.33%) FWSM
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) DWDM
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) RTSP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Grunt
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.65%) JBehave
2 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Publishing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Games
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (11.63%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) jQuery
2 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) HTML5
4 11 (25.58%) CSS3
5 6 (13.95%) XML
6 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 3 (6.98%) Sass
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (6.98%) XHTML
7 3 (6.98%) XSLT
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) Google Maps API
8 2 (4.65%) Flash
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Social Media
3 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) SCORM
4 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Scrum
2 8 (18.60%) TDD
3 5 (11.63%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) B2B
3 5 (11.63%) B2C
3 5 (11.63%) MVC
3 5 (11.63%) Email Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Android Development
5 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) SEO
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) PHP
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) XQuery
4 3 (6.98%) XPath
5 2 (4.65%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago