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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 233 210 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 21 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.45% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 25
Average daily rate
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£426 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.08% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.12% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.26 £15.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+108.12% +72.22%
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
2522 2347 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.65% 26.95% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1226 813
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 186
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -13 5 £431 +23.21% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £440 - 1
Kent -5 4 £225 -
Oxfordshire -13 4 £518 -
Surrey -5 1 - - 11
Hampshire -20 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Marketing
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) CSS
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.75%) jQuery
5 16 (25.40%) Java
6 14 (22.22%) Photoshop
6 14 (22.22%) TDD
6 14 (22.22%) CMS
7 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.63%) HTML5
7 13 (20.63%) User Experience
8 12 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (19.05%) Publishing
8 12 (19.05%) SOA
9 11 (17.46%) PHP
9 11 (17.46%) XML
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (15.87%) XSLT
10 10 (15.87%) WebLogic
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle
10 10 (15.87%) XQuery
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle ADF
10 10 (15.87%) XPath
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (22.22%) CMS
2 10 (15.87%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (12.70%) Drupal
4 7 (11.11%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Kentico
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 12 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (7.94%) MS Office
4 4 (6.35%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) RTSP
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Grunt
2 4 (6.35%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.35%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) JBehave
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 24 (38.10%) Marketing
2 12 (19.05%) Publishing
3 6 (9.52%) Advertising
4 4 (6.35%) Finance
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Games
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Designer
3 10 (15.87%) Lead Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) WordPress Developer
7 4 (6.35%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.35%) Interactive Designer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Engineering Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) HTML
2 22 (34.92%) CSS
3 20 (31.75%) jQuery
4 13 (20.63%) HTML5
5 11 (17.46%) XML
6 10 (15.87%) XSLT
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle ADF
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (14.29%) CSS3
8 8 (12.70%) Flash
9 6 (9.52%) .NET
10 4 (6.35%) WebGL
11 3 (4.76%) XHTML
11 3 (4.76%) Sass
12 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.17%) Google Maps API
12 2 (3.17%) Web Services
13 1 (1.59%) ODBC
13 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.59%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) User Experience
2 7 (11.11%) Social Media
3 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.35%) Animation
4 4 (6.35%) Video Editing
5 3 (4.76%) W3C
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.59%) SCORM
7 1 (1.59%) STB
7 1 (1.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
1 2 (3.17%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.05%) SOA
5 8 (12.70%) B2B
6 7 (11.11%) SEO
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Email Marketing
7 6 (9.52%) B2C
7 6 (9.52%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Pay per click
8 4 (6.35%) Search Engine Marketing
8 4 (6.35%) OO
9 3 (4.76%) Content Management
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.76%) Marketing Analytics
9 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (3.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.40%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) PHP
4 10 (15.87%) XQuery
4 10 (15.87%) XPath
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) WAI
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Adobe
3 5 (7.94%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.59%) Siebel
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