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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 125 96 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 23 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 1.59% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £300 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
814 504 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 22.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 313 404
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 10 £325 - 6
Somerset - 7 £446 - 1
Bristol -17 2 £300 +4.34%
Dorset - 1 £275 -
Devon - - - -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Marketing
3 11 (25.58%) SEO
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Google
4 10 (23.26%) WebTrends
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Google Analytics
4 10 (23.26%) Analytics
5 9 (20.93%) Pay per click
5 9 (20.93%) PHP
5 9 (20.93%) HTML
6 8 (18.60%) MySQL
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Drupal
6 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 7 (16.28%) HTML5
7 7 (16.28%) IaaS
7 7 (16.28%) User Experience
7 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 6 (13.95%) Social Media
8 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 5 (11.63%) jQuery
9 5 (11.63%) Open Source
9 5 (11.63%) UML
9 5 (11.63%) CMS
9 5 (11.63%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (18.60%) Drupal
2 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 3 (6.98%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) WebTrends
1 10 (23.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Heroku
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) CheetahMail
3 1 (2.33%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) SSH
3 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (4.65%) Sublime Text
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.65%) RSpec
General
1 14 (32.56%) Marketing
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) PHP Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PPC Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PPC Executive
5 5 (11.63%) PPC Manager
5 5 (11.63%) PPC Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Producer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SEO Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) HTML5
3 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 5 (11.63%) Ajax
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.65%) Sass
6 2 (4.65%) CSS3
6 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Social Media
3 5 (11.63%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 2 (4.65%) IPTV
5 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) SEO
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
4 9 (20.93%) Pay per click
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) SOA
7 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.63%) UML
8 5 (11.63%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.98%) Web Development
10 3 (6.98%) OO PHP
10 3 (6.98%) OO
10 3 (6.98%) Web Design
11 2 (4.65%) Scrum
11 2 (4.65%) Content Management
11 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (2.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Google
2 5 (11.63%) Omniture
3 1 (2.33%) Unica
3 1 (2.33%) SmartFocus
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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