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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 240 240 201
Rank change year-on-year
0 -39
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 35 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.41% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 27
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£350 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
3013 2711 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.43% 29.44% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1482 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 153 147
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £41.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +4 13 £275 -42.10% 3
Hampshire +10 12 £425 -
Oxfordshire -11 6 £378 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £650 -
Surrey -1 1 £320 +28.00% 11
Sussex - 1 - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (36.76%) Marketing
2 22 (32.35%) Social Media
3 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) CRM
6 14 (20.59%) SEO
6 14 (20.59%) Content Management
7 13 (19.12%) CMS
8 12 (17.65%) Publishing
8 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 12 (17.65%) Degree
8 12 (17.65%) Analytics
9 11 (16.18%) CSS
10 10 (14.71%) SQL
10 10 (14.71%) Project Management
10 10 (14.71%) Facebook
10 10 (14.71%) Twitter
11 9 (13.24%) Adobe
11 9 (13.24%) PHP
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle
12 8 (11.76%) Web Analytics
12 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.29%) .NET
13 7 (10.29%) MS Office
13 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.29%) Linux
13 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.29%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (19.12%) CMS
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.35%) WordPress
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.94%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) Informix
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) TestNG
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 25 (36.76%) Marketing
2 12 (17.65%) Publishing
3 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Finance
6 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Marketing Executive
5 5 (7.35%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Web Marketing Executive
8 2 (2.94%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) CSS
3 7 (10.29%) .NET
3 7 (10.29%) HTML5
4 5 (7.35%) CSS3
4 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.88%) XML
5 4 (5.88%) LAMP
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.41%) jQuery
6 3 (4.41%) SAP PI
6 3 (4.41%) Web Services
6 3 (4.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (1.47%) Struts
8 1 (1.47%) Flash
8 1 (1.47%) RESTful
8 1 (1.47%) JSON
8 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Social Media
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Copywriting
3 4 (5.88%) Blog
4 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.41%) SCADA
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.59%) SEO
3 14 (20.59%) Content Management
3 14 (20.59%) CRM
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Analytics
5 10 (14.71%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Web Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (7.35%) User Stories
9 5 (7.35%) SOA
10 4 (5.88%) Search Engine Marketing
10 4 (5.88%) Pay per click
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) PHP
4 6 (8.82%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) Tcl
9 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Nagios
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Facebook
1 10 (14.71%) Twitter
2 9 (13.24%) Adobe
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) FatWire
5 3 (4.41%) Guidewire
5 3 (4.41%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.41%) Pega
5 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.41%) hybris
6 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 2 (2.94%) Eloqua
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) BMC
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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