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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 230 239 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -55
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 31 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.13% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.45% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 31
Average daily rate
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£338 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £341 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
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
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
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 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire 0 9 £350 +9.37%
Oxfordshire -15 9 £388 - 1
Berkshire +6 8 £225 -35.71% 2
West Sussex -5 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (37.10%) Marketing
2 18 (29.03%) Social Media
3 15 (24.19%) SEO
3 15 (24.19%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 11 (17.74%) CSS
6 11 (17.74%) Publishing
6 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.13%) CMS
7 10 (16.13%) MS Office
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.13%) Analytics
8 9 (14.52%) User Experience
8 9 (14.52%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) Degree
8 9 (14.52%) Content Management
9 8 (12.90%) PHP
9 8 (12.90%) HTML5
10 7 (11.29%) Facebook
10 7 (11.29%) Twitter
10 7 (11.29%) Search Engine Marketing
10 7 (11.29%) .NET
10 7 (11.29%) Linux
10 7 (11.29%) CRM
10 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.29%) Pay per click
10 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
11 6 (9.68%) Web Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (16.13%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) WordPress
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) WebTrends
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Grunt
4 1 (1.61%) TestNG
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 23 (37.10%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Publishing
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Finance
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) Coordinator
3 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Consultant
4 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 2 (3.23%) CMS Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) CSS
3 8 (12.90%) HTML5
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
5 6 (9.68%) CSS3
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.45%) LAMP
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
8 3 (4.84%) Web Services
8 3 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
10 1 (1.61%) Struts
10 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.61%) Spring
10 1 (1.61%) JSF
10 1 (1.61%) JSON
10 1 (1.61%) Flash
10 1 (1.61%) Laravel
10 1 (1.61%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Social Media
2 9 (14.52%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Copywriting
3 4 (6.45%) Blog
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) STB
5 1 (1.61%) IPTV
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) SEO
2 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Analytics
5 9 (14.52%) Content Management
6 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) Pay per click
6 7 (11.29%) Search Engine Marketing
6 7 (11.29%) CRM
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
7 6 (9.68%) Web Analytics
7 6 (9.68%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) User Stories
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.45%) B2B
9 4 (6.45%) B2C
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.84%) Workflow
10 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) PHP
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) C
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) Tcl
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Facebook
2 7 (11.29%) Twitter
3 6 (9.68%) Adobe
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Aprimo
5 2 (3.23%) Tableau
5 2 (3.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
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