The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
UK
Rank 517 507 453
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -54
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 84 129 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 115 98
Median daily rate £400 £395 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -15.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14189 15755 15717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 30.78% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 10177 9634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 567 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -32 81 £400 +1.01% 89
London -33 47 £425 - 37
South East +27 16 £375 +20.00% 9
Kent - 9 £370 -
South West +3 6 £325 +18.18% 36
East of England -5 4 £325 +8.33% 3
Cambridge - 4 £325 - 1
Bristol - 4 £313 - 20
Cambridgeshire - 4 £325 - 1
City of London -6 3 £450 +24.13% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +19 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands +1 2 £273 +3.80%
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Reading +16 1 £375 +20.00% 1
North West +15 1 £413 +13.01%
Berkshire +12 1 £375 +20.00% 5
Derbyshire -3 1 £400 +52.38%
Derby -5 1 £400 +52.38%
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £413 - 5
North East - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £145 -
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
Edinburgh - 1 £124 - 1
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 £145 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 97 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 79 (37.09%) Java
3 74 (34.74%) Web Development
4 71 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (31.92%) PHP
5 68 (31.92%) HTML
6 66 (30.99%) CRM
7 57 (26.76%) ERP
8 56 (26.29%) Network Security
9 48 (22.54%) CSS
10 34 (15.96%) Telecoms
11 33 (15.49%) .NET
12 31 (14.55%) C#
13 30 (14.08%) HTML5
14 28 (13.15%) RESTful
15 27 (12.68%) E-Commerce
16 26 (12.21%) Marketing
17 25 (11.74%) Analytics
17 25 (11.74%) Web Services
18 24 (11.27%) Linux
18 24 (11.27%) Front End Development
19 23 (10.80%) SQL
19 23 (10.80%) jQuery
20 22 (10.33%) CSS3
21 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
21 21 (9.86%) TDD
22 20 (9.39%) Adobe
22 20 (9.39%) Mobile App
22 20 (9.39%) User Experience
23 19 (8.92%) Node.js

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (6.10%) CMS
2 9 (4.23%) Drupal
2 9 (4.23%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.29%) Confluence
3 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.82%) WordPress
5 4 (1.88%) Apache
5 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.41%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.41%) IIS
6 3 (1.41%) nginx
6 3 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) Moodle
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
3 4 (1.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.69%) Google Tag Manager
3 9 (4.23%) Google Analytics
4 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.35%) Office 365
7 4 (1.88%) Trello
8 3 (1.41%) BlueKai
9 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.29%) Network Security
2 19 (8.92%) HTTP
3 7 (3.29%) Internet
4 6 (2.82%) DNS
5 3 (1.41%) Intranet
5 3 (1.41%) SNMP
5 3 (1.41%) VPN
6 2 (0.94%) BGP
6 2 (0.94%) Broadband
6 2 (0.94%) DHCP
6 2 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.94%) MPLS
6 2 (0.94%) SAN
6 2 (0.94%) SSH
6 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.47%) NAS
7 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) MySQL
3 9 (4.23%) MS Access
4 6 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.41%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.94%) Big Data
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.23%) JIRA
3 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.35%) Selenium
6 4 (1.88%) Subversion
6 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.41%) GitLab
7 3 (1.41%) NUnit
7 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.94%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.94%) Grunt
8 2 (0.94%) gulp
8 2 (0.94%) Maven
8 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (15.96%) Telecoms
2 26 (12.21%) Marketing
3 13 (6.10%) Finance
4 9 (4.23%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Publishing
6 5 (2.35%) Banking
7 4 (1.88%) Advertising
8 3 (1.41%) Billing
8 3 (1.41%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (50.70%) Developer
2 20 (9.39%) Analyst
3 12 (5.63%) C# Developer
3 12 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (5.16%) .NET Developer
5 10 (4.69%) Architect
5 10 (4.69%) Web Developer
6 9 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.76%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.76%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Lead Developer
7 8 (3.76%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.29%) Android Developer
8 7 (3.29%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (3.29%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.92%) HTML
2 48 (22.54%) CSS
3 33 (15.49%) .NET
4 30 (14.08%) HTML5
5 28 (13.15%) RESTful
6 25 (11.74%) Web Services
7 23 (10.80%) jQuery
8 22 (10.33%) CSS3
9 19 (8.92%) Node.js
10 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.04%) XML
11 10 (4.69%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.23%) WCF
13 8 (3.76%) REST
14 7 (3.29%) JSON
14 7 (3.29%) Regular Expression
14 7 (3.29%) Sass
14 7 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Mobile App
1 20 (9.39%) User Experience
2 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.82%) Social Media
5 5 (2.35%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) BBC
7 3 (1.41%) SCADA
7 3 (1.41%) Semantic Web
7 3 (1.41%) W3C
8 2 (0.94%) CCTV
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (0.94%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.27%) Linux
2 18 (8.45%) Windows
3 16 (7.51%) Apple iOS
4 15 (7.04%) Android
5 3 (1.41%) Unix
5 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.94%) CentOS
6 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.74%) Web Development
2 71 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (30.99%) CRM
4 57 (26.76%) ERP
5 27 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 25 (11.74%) Analytics
7 24 (11.27%) Front End Development
8 21 (9.86%) TDD
9 19 (8.92%) MVC
9 19 (8.92%) Scrum
10 13 (6.10%) BDD
11 12 (5.63%) Web Analytics
12 11 (5.16%) Data Management
13 10 (4.69%) DevOps
13 10 (4.69%) OO
13 10 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.23%) Kanban
14 9 (4.23%) Project Management
15 8 (3.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 79 (37.09%) Java
3 68 (31.92%) PHP
4 31 (14.55%) C#
5 23 (10.80%) SQL
6 14 (6.57%) Python
6 14 (6.57%) Ruby
7 11 (5.16%) C++
8 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.82%) SPARQL
11 5 (2.35%) C
12 4 (1.88%) XAML
13 3 (1.41%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.94%) Scala
15 1 (0.47%) ES6
15 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) CCNP
2 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.94%) MBA
3 1 (0.47%) CCNA
3 1 (0.47%) MCAD
3 1 (0.47%) MCP
3 1 (0.47%) MCSD
3 1 (0.47%) MCTS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) SDET
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) Docker
2 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.41%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) Puppet
2 7 (3.29%) Ansible
3 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Cacti
4 1 (0.47%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (9.39%) Adobe
2 18 (8.45%) Google
3 15 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) Oracle
5 5 (2.35%) Cognos
5 5 (2.35%) hybris
5 5 (2.35%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.35%) VMware
5 5 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.88%) Tealeaf
7 3 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco
7 3 (1.41%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.41%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.41%) Pega
7 3 (1.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Citrix
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) RightScale
8 2 (0.94%) Zend
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago