The first 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 17 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 West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 108 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 35 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.56% 2.59% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 21
Average daily rate £288 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £129 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £405 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
767 502 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.06% 21.34% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 261 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Digital Media
England

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 17 April 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 17 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
Bristol -1 19 £335 +13.55% 4
Somerset -5 7 £275 -33.33% 9
Wiltshire -10 7 £230 -23.96% 2
Dorset -4 2 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 5
Cornwall - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 35 (61.40%) PHP
3 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) MySQL
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
6 20 (35.09%) jQuery
7 19 (33.33%) OOP
8 16 (28.07%) CSS
8 16 (28.07%) OOD
8 16 (28.07%) PHP5
9 14 (24.56%) HTML5
10 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
11 12 (21.05%) Zend
12 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
13 9 (15.79%) Zend Framework
13 9 (15.79%) Node.js
14 8 (14.04%) Publishing
14 8 (14.04%) Linux
15 6 (10.53%) UML
15 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
15 6 (10.53%) LAMP
15 6 (10.53%) Maven
15 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
15 6 (10.53%) Ajax
15 6 (10.53%) Open Source
15 6 (10.53%) Drupal
15 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
15 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (10.53%) Puppet
16 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (15.79%) Node.js
2 6 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) WebTrends
1 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) Star Schema
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Maven
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 36 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Publishing
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Developer
2 34 (59.65%) PHP Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Web Developer
4 15 (26.32%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (10.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Producer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Manual Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Web Producer
9 1 (1.75%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 20 (35.09%) jQuery
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
4 14 (24.56%) HTML5
5 9 (15.79%) Zend Framework
6 6 (10.53%) LAMP
6 6 (10.53%) Ajax
7 3 (5.26%) Symfony
7 3 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 2 (3.51%) Yii
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
9 1 (1.75%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) IPTV
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) OOP
2 16 (28.07%) OOD
3 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.53%) UML
3 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (7.02%) OO
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) MVC
5 3 (5.26%) SEO
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
5 3 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Web Development
6 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.75%) User Stories
6 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) PHP
2 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) PHP5
4 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Zend
2 3 (5.26%) Omniture
2 3 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
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Novate IT Ltd
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