The first 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 18 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 36 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 6 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 5.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.74% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Average daily rate £209 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £299 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+136.95% -42.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.30% 23.51% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 25
Average daily rate £300 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.02 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Digital Media
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) RHCT
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Product Development Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
2 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe