The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 35 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.67% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.14% 1.06% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
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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 Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.51% 25.47% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 41
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.09 £16.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.63 £17.50 £151.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Swindon region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (56.25%) WebTrends
1 9 (56.25%) Google
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
1 9 (56.25%) Google Analytics
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
2 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 8 (50.00%) SEO
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) CMS
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) Social Media
6 4 (25.00%) Omniture
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
8 2 (12.50%) RSpec
8 2 (12.50%) GitHub
8 2 (12.50%) Sass
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) Heroku
8 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (12.50%) Linux

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) WebTrends
1 9 (56.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) RSpec
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (12.50%) Sublime Text
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) PPC Specialist
1 5 (31.25%) PPC Manager
1 5 (31.25%) PPC Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) PPC Executive
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Producer
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
2 8 (50.00%) SEO
2 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Telemarketing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Marketing Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) Omniture