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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
England / South West
Rank 127 149 126
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.034% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.11% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £300 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £288 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.76 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -10.84%

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
697 939 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.99% 31.92% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 644 489
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 53
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 5 £300 +4.34% 16
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) NUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (8.70%) Drupal
7 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) CMS
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL
8 1 (4.35%) CHAID
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Digital Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Web Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Web Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) Sass
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Laravel
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) Symfony
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Web Development
2 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) CHAID
5 1 (4.35%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) VMware