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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 135 102 114
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 12 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 3.25% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
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
837 554 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.62% 23.48% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 344 336
Average daily rate £400 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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
Wiltshire -14 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Bristol -16 3 £275 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 1
Somerset -17 1 £288 -4.16% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) HTML5
4 8 (24.24%) SOA
4 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) IaaS
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
6 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (15.15%) User Experience
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) MySQL
6 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (15.15%) Web Design
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Drupal
7 4 (12.12%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) CMS
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (9.09%) W3C
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
1 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.06%) Heroku
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) RSpec
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (6.06%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Designer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Designer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Designer
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SEO Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.03%) CSS Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
1 10 (30.30%) HTML5
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (6.06%) LAMP
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.06%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) W3C
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) SOA
3 5 (15.15%) Web Design
3 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) SEO
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Content Management
7 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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