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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 236 200 191
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 10 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.85% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 30
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£463 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
2564 2168 2588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.66% 24.79% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1134 1169
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 122 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 6 £475 +46.15% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £500 +60.00%
Surrey 0 1 £250 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 - - 1
Hampshire -13 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) Android
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) CMS
7 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 3 (9.68%) Android Development
7 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
7 3 (9.68%) User Experience
8 2 (6.45%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) GSM
1 2 (6.45%) UMTS
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) MPLS
1 2 (6.45%) BGP
1 2 (6.45%) HSPA
1 2 (6.45%) LTE
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) FWSM
2 1 (3.23%) DVB
2 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) RTSP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.23%) OSPF
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JBehave
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Certification Manager
4 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior User Experience Designer
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.23%) FFmpeg
7 1 (3.23%) Django
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) LAMP
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) IPTV
3 2 (6.45%) Social Media
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) MPEG
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.23%) STB
4 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Android Development
4 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
4 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) SEO
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Kanban
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Tcl
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) F5
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint