The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 210 193 218
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 36 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.66% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 23
Average daily rate £300 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £194 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -74.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2106 1576 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 18.55% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 742 910
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 161 201
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Digital Media
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 15 £370 -1.33% 6
Hampshire -16 13 £288 -30.30% 2
Surrey -13 2 £288 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 2
East Sussex -10 1 £270 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 25 (39.06%) Telecoms
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.94%) CSS
5 19 (29.69%) jQuery
6 15 (23.44%) Marketing
7 14 (21.88%) HTML5
8 13 (20.31%) PHP
9 12 (18.75%) Retail
10 9 (14.06%) CSS3
11 8 (12.50%) Finance
11 8 (12.50%) MySQL
12 7 (10.94%) Linux
12 7 (10.94%) IPTV
12 7 (10.94%) FMCG
13 6 (9.38%) Banking
13 6 (9.38%) Content Management
13 6 (9.38%) Web Development
13 6 (9.38%) XHTML
13 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (9.38%) NHS
14 5 (7.81%) Python
14 5 (7.81%) Oracle
14 5 (7.81%) Degree
14 5 (7.81%) Migration
14 5 (7.81%) Replication
14 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
15 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
15 4 (6.25%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) CMS
1 2 (3.13%) Drupal
1 2 (3.13%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) InDesign
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) GSM
1 2 (3.13%) UMTS
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
1 2 (3.13%) HSPA
1 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (1.56%) DVB
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Xcode
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 25 (39.06%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.44%) Marketing
3 12 (18.75%) Retail
4 8 (12.50%) Finance
5 6 (9.38%) Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Web Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Designer
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Junior
9 2 (3.13%) Product Development Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Web Designer
9 2 (3.13%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Certification Manager
9 2 (3.13%) UI Designer
9 2 (3.13%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 23 (35.94%) CSS
3 19 (29.69%) jQuery
4 14 (21.88%) HTML5
5 9 (14.06%) CSS3
6 6 (9.38%) XHTML
7 4 (6.25%) .NET
7 4 (6.25%) Web Services
8 3 (4.69%) Ajax
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.13%) JSON
9 2 (3.13%) XML
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.13%) REST
9 2 (3.13%) Spring
9 2 (3.13%) Django
10 1 (1.56%) FFmpeg
10 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) IPTV
1 7 (10.94%) FMCG
2 6 (9.38%) NHS
3 5 (7.81%) Replication
4 3 (4.69%) Learning Management System
4 3 (4.69%) Open Source
5 2 (3.13%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.13%) Social Media
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
6 1 (1.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) MPEG
6 1 (1.56%) STB
6 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
1 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Content Management
1 6 (9.38%) Web Development
2 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
2 5 (7.81%) Migration
3 4 (6.25%) UML
3 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL
4 3 (4.69%) Project Management
4 3 (4.69%) MVC
5 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.13%) CRM
5 2 (3.13%) SEO
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (3.13%) Online Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Pay per click
5 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.31%) PHP
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) Tcl
5 2 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (1.56%) Groovy
6 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) RHCT
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) ATG
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Siebel
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