The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Media
Rank 44 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.83% - 4.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% - 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 13
Average daily rate
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£350 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -66.66%
Digital Media
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 126 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.16% 37.72% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 47
Average daily rate £350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.02 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Digital Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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