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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 351 444 390
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -54
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 332 201 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.13% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 115 167
Median daily rate £350 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -30.00%

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
18138 17716 17503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 31.72% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11806 10730 10682
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 700 759
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +88 317 £350 -6.66% 280
London +6 146 £399 -0.31% 84
South East +14 51 £325 -9.72% 19
North West +28 39 £350 - 53
City of London +56 35 £350 +40.00% 31
Yorkshire +17 22 £350 -6.66% 17
East Midlands +24 21 £295 +81.53% 20
Manchester +5 21 £350 - 30
West Yorkshire +24 19 £350 -6.66% 13
Leeds +12 19 £350 -6.66% 12
Hampshire +15 17 £300 -14.28% 2
West Midlands - 16 £300 - 30
Leicestershire - 16 £300 - 4
East of England +20 14 £375 +44.23% 31
Berkshire +13 14 £180 -34.54% 1
Cheshire - 14 £400 - 15
Basingstoke 0 12 £250 -37.50%
Reading +4 10 £180 -55.69%
Surrey -1 8 £343 -2.14% 1
Hertfordshire +13 7 £369 +41.82% 9
Scotland -13 6 £413 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £363 - 1
North East - 6 £363 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £350 - 14
Leicester - 6 £300 - 1
Wales +5 5 £313 -10.71% 4
South West -2 5 £288 -12.87% 24
Bristol -5 5 £288 -12.87% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £350 - 1
Stockport - 5 £350 - 3

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 255 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 230 (49.46%) Java
3 223 (47.96%) Web Development
4 211 (45.38%) PHP
5 201 (43.23%) CRM
6 191 (41.08%) Network Security
7 189 (40.65%) ERP
8 137 (29.46%) HTML
9 133 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (22.15%) CSS
11 72 (15.48%) HTML5
12 69 (14.84%) .NET
13 63 (13.55%) Marketing
14 60 (12.90%) Telecoms
15 55 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 53 (11.40%) C#
17 51 (10.97%) MVC
18 49 (10.54%) jQuery
19 48 (10.32%) TDD
19 48 (10.32%) SQL
20 46 (9.89%) AngularJS
21 44 (9.46%) Microsoft
22 43 (9.25%) CSS3
23 42 (9.03%) Front End Development
23 42 (9.03%) E-Commerce
24 41 (8.82%) User Experience
25 38 (8.17%) Scrum
25 38 (8.17%) ASP.NET
26 36 (7.74%) Analytics
27 35 (7.53%) Linux

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 27 (5.81%) CMS
2 19 (4.09%) Node.js
3 13 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.94%) Drupal
5 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.51%) Apache
6 7 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.51%) WordPress
7 6 (1.29%) Confluence
7 6 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.08%) IIS
8 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.65%) SAS
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.94%) MS Office
5 4 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.65%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Houdini
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.72%) Magento
3 4 (0.86%) Radian6
4 3 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.01%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.80%) CloudFront
4 12 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.15%) SaaS
6 8 (1.72%) Office 365
7 6 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.86%) CheetahMail
8 4 (0.86%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.86%) Yammer
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.43%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) IaaS
9 2 (0.43%) PaaS
9 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 191 (41.08%) Network Security
2 12 (2.58%) Internet
3 8 (1.72%) SAN
4 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.08%) FTP
6 4 (0.86%) Intranet
7 3 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) HTTP
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) Wireless
9 1 (0.22%) Broadband
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) DVB
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
9 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.81%) MySQL
3 15 (3.23%) Big Data
4 12 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.94%) OLAP
7 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.51%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.86%) DB2
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.58%) Vagrant
3 11 (2.37%) JIRA
4 10 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.72%) Axure RP
5 8 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (1.72%) Subversion
6 5 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.08%) Maven
6 5 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.86%) gulp
7 4 (0.86%) Selenium
8 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.43%) Grunt
9 2 (0.43%) NUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (13.55%) Marketing
2 60 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.24%) Finance
4 27 (5.81%) Retail
5 23 (4.95%) Publishing
6 13 (2.80%) Legal
7 12 (2.58%) Advertising
8 10 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.94%) Banking
9 9 (1.94%) Games
9 9 (1.94%) German Language
10 8 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
11 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.65%) Law
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 186 (40.00%) Developer
2 39 (8.39%) Architect
3 38 (8.17%) Analyst
4 37 (7.96%) .NET Developer
5 34 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 27 (5.81%) Designer
6 27 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.16%) PHP Developer
9 23 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (4.73%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (3.44%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.23%) Consultant
13 12 (2.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (2.37%) Agile Developer
14 11 (2.37%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (2.37%) HTML Developer
15 10 (2.15%) Agile Java Developer
15 10 (2.15%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (29.46%) HTML
2 103 (22.15%) CSS
3 72 (15.48%) HTML5
4 69 (14.84%) .NET
5 49 (10.54%) jQuery
6 46 (9.89%) AngularJS
7 43 (9.25%) CSS3
8 38 (8.17%) ASP.NET
9 23 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (4.73%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.73%) RESTful
11 21 (4.52%) Web Services
12 20 (4.30%) Entity Framework
12 20 (4.30%) XML
13 19 (4.09%) JSON
14 17 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.66%) REST
15 16 (3.44%) Sass
16 14 (3.01%) React
16 14 (3.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.82%) User Experience
2 31 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.95%) Social Media
4 19 (4.09%) Augmented Reality
4 19 (4.09%) Video on Demand
5 12 (2.58%) Graphic Design
6 8 (1.72%) Animation
6 8 (1.72%) Psychology
7 7 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.51%) Photography
7 7 (1.51%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.29%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.08%) NHS
10 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.86%) Life Science
10 4 (0.86%) Replication
10 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.53%) Linux
2 32 (6.88%) Windows
3 15 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.80%) Android
5 10 (2.15%) Unix
6 9 (1.94%) CentOS
6 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.08%) SUSE
10 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.43%) Solaris
12 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (47.96%) Web Development
2 201 (43.23%) CRM
3 189 (40.65%) ERP
4 133 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.97%) MVC
6 48 (10.32%) TDD
7 42 (9.03%) E-Commerce
7 42 (9.03%) Front End Development
8 38 (8.17%) Scrum
9 36 (7.74%) Analytics
10 26 (5.59%) OO
10 26 (5.59%) Project Management
11 23 (4.95%) Digital Marketing
12 22 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (3.87%) Migration
14 17 (3.66%) BDD
15 16 (3.44%) SEO
16 15 (3.23%) Content Development
16 15 (3.23%) ETL
16 15 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 255 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 230 (49.46%) Java
3 211 (45.38%) PHP
4 53 (11.40%) C#
5 48 (10.32%) SQL
6 26 (5.59%) Python
7 20 (4.30%) C++
8 14 (3.01%) R
9 13 (2.80%) C
10 9 (1.94%) Perl
10 9 (1.94%) Scala
11 8 (1.72%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.72%) Erlang
12 7 (1.51%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.08%) Ruby
14 4 (0.86%) AWK
14 4 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (6.67%) Degree
2 12 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.29%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.29%) PMP
5 4 (0.86%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) CCNA
6 2 (0.43%) CCNP
6 2 (0.43%) CEH
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.43%) CISSP
6 2 (0.43%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) OSCP
6 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.22%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.22%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) OIPF
4 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) Docker
2 14 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.86%) Samba
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) StorNext
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) KVM
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) oVirt
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.43%) Mesos
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.22%) Control-M
4 1 (0.22%) Legato
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.59%) Adobe
3 20 (4.30%) Google
4 15 (3.23%) Oracle
5 11 (2.37%) Zend
6 10 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.94%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.72%) Facebook
8 8 (1.72%) Marketo
8 8 (1.72%) Omniture
8 8 (1.72%) VMware
9 7 (1.51%) hybris
9 7 (1.51%) SAP
10 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.29%) Vertica
11 5 (1.08%) Citrix
11 5 (1.08%) Tableau
11 5 (1.08%) Talend
12 4 (0.86%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.86%) Sysomos
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Oscar
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago