The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 133 125 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 17 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.89% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
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£313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
927 793 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.71% 25.08% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 490 327
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the South West region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the South West region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol +10 14 £313 - 15
Dorset +1 1 £400 +45.45%
Wiltshire -6 1 £263 -19.23% 2
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (59.09%) HTML
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) Android
7 6 (27.27%) Android Development
8 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
8 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) PHP
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) CMS
11 2 (9.09%) TDD
11 2 (9.09%) IPTV
11 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
11 2 (9.09%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) Broadband
11 2 (9.09%) MPEG
11 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (9.09%) DTV
11 2 (9.09%) DVB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Broadband
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DVB
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Web Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Android Developer
4 5 (22.73%) UI Developer
4 5 (22.73%) UI Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) XSL
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) MPEG
1 2 (9.09%) DTV
1 2 (9.09%) IPTV
1 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Android Development
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) PHP5
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
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