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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
UK
Rank 525 492 412
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -80
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 72 130 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 108 141
Median daily rate £375 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £23.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.17% +45.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.02 £32.26
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%

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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -23 70 £375 - 83
London -46 37 £413 +5.76% 40
South East +16 13 £373 +61.08% 8
Kent - 9 £370 -
South West +13 5 £300 +9.09% 23
East of England +6 5 £325 +4.00% 4
Bristol +1 5 £300 +4.34% 11
East Midlands +2 4 £400 +52.38% 1
Cambridge - 4 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £325 - 1
Derby +4 3 £400 +52.38%
Derbyshire +2 3 £400 +52.38%
Scotland +24 2 £312 -10.92% 3
Yorkshire +9 2 £388 - 3
North West +21 1 £413 +11.48% 1
Edinburgh +12 1 £124 -64.71% 2
North Yorkshire +11 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £145 -66.66% 1
Nottingham +3 1 £145 -66.66%
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £300 +65.51% 2
West Midlands -9 1 £90 -76.00% 3
City of London -15 1 £375 +10.70% 8
Herefordshire - 1 £90 -
Banbury - 1 £300 - 1
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £500 - 1

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 140 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 125 (44.96%) Java
3 121 (43.53%) Web Development
4 114 (41.01%) PHP
5 110 (39.57%) CRM
6 103 (37.05%) ERP
7 102 (36.69%) Network Security
8 91 (32.73%) HTML
9 85 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (24.82%) CSS
11 45 (16.19%) HTML5
12 43 (15.47%) .NET
13 42 (15.11%) C#
14 39 (14.03%) Telecoms
15 38 (13.67%) Marketing
16 32 (11.51%) CSS3
16 32 (11.51%) E-Commerce
17 30 (10.79%) jQuery
18 29 (10.43%) SQL
18 29 (10.43%) Analytics
18 29 (10.43%) User Experience
19 27 (9.71%) Front End Development
19 27 (9.71%) Windows
19 27 (9.71%) Linux
19 27 (9.71%) Git (software)
20 26 (9.35%) SQL Server
20 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (8.99%) TDD
21 25 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (8.63%) Web Services

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 17 (6.12%) CMS
2 11 (3.96%) Drupal
3 9 (3.24%) Confluence
3 9 (3.24%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.88%) WordPress
5 6 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.44%) IIS
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.08%) Apache
7 3 (1.08%) Apache Qpid
7 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.08%) nginx
7 3 (1.08%) SAS
7 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.72%) JBoss
8 2 (0.72%) Moodle
8 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.44%) SPSS
5 3 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.08%) MS Office
6 2 (0.72%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.72%) InDesign
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project
7 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.68%) Google Analytics
4 10 (3.60%) Google Tag Manager
5 8 (2.88%) Office 365
6 6 (2.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.44%) GitHub
8 4 (1.44%) Trello
9 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.72%) BlueKai
11 1 (0.36%) AdWords
11 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.36%) Heroku
11 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (36.69%) Network Security
2 18 (6.47%) HTTP
3 9 (3.24%) DNS
3 9 (3.24%) Internet
4 7 (2.52%) Firewall
5 6 (2.16%) DHCP
6 4 (1.44%) VPN
7 3 (1.08%) Intranet
7 3 (1.08%) MPLS
7 3 (1.08%) SAN
7 3 (1.08%) SNMP
7 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.72%) BGP
8 2 (0.72%) Broadband
8 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.72%) LAN
8 2 (0.72%) LDAP
8 2 (0.72%) WAN
8 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.04%) MySQL
3 9 (3.24%) MS Access
4 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.44%) Big Data
5 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.72%) RethinkDB
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.60%) JIRA
3 6 (2.16%) Axure RP
3 6 (2.16%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.16%) Selenium
4 5 (1.80%) NUnit
4 5 (1.80%) Xcode
5 4 (1.44%) Grunt
5 4 (1.44%) gulp
5 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.08%) GitLab
6 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.72%) Mocha
General
1 39 (14.03%) Telecoms
2 38 (13.67%) Marketing
3 15 (5.40%) Finance
4 10 (3.60%) Retail
5 8 (2.88%) Games
6 7 (2.52%) Publishing
7 5 (1.80%) Advertising
8 4 (1.44%) Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Billing
9 3 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (48.20%) Developer
2 27 (9.71%) Analyst
3 20 (7.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (5.76%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.04%) Architect
5 14 (5.04%) C# Developer
6 13 (4.68%) Designer
6 13 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (4.68%) PHP Developer
6 13 (4.68%) Project Manager
7 11 (3.96%) Digital Analyst
7 11 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (3.24%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (2.88%) Data Analyst
9 8 (2.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (2.88%) iOS Developer
9 8 (2.88%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (32.73%) HTML
2 69 (24.82%) CSS
3 45 (16.19%) HTML5
4 43 (15.47%) .NET
5 32 (11.51%) CSS3
6 30 (10.79%) jQuery
7 24 (8.63%) Web Services
8 22 (7.91%) RESTful
9 19 (6.83%) ASP.NET
10 18 (6.47%) Node.js
11 17 (6.12%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.04%) Sass
12 14 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (5.04%) XML
13 11 (3.96%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.96%) REST
14 9 (3.24%) JSON
15 8 (2.88%) LESS
16 7 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (2.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.43%) User Experience
2 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.88%) Social Media
6 6 (2.16%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.80%) Statistics
8 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.44%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.44%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.44%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.08%) BBC
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.08%) Economics
9 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) SCADA
9 3 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.71%) Linux
1 27 (9.71%) Windows
2 18 (6.47%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.40%) Android
4 9 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.44%) Unix
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.08%) CentOS
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.53%) Web Development
2 110 (39.57%) CRM
3 103 (37.05%) ERP
4 85 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.51%) E-Commerce
6 29 (10.43%) Analytics
7 27 (9.71%) Front End Development
8 25 (8.99%) TDD
9 23 (8.27%) Scrum
10 22 (7.91%) MVC
11 16 (5.76%) DevOps
11 16 (5.76%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (5.04%) BDD
13 12 (4.32%) Data Management
13 12 (4.32%) OO
13 12 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (4.32%) SEO
13 12 (4.32%) Web Analytics
14 11 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 140 (50.36%) JavaScript
2 125 (44.96%) Java
3 114 (41.01%) PHP
4 42 (15.11%) C#
5 29 (10.43%) SQL
6 16 (5.76%) Ruby
7 11 (3.96%) Python
8 9 (3.24%) C++
8 9 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.16%) SPARQL
11 5 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.44%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.44%) C
12 4 (1.44%) R
12 4 (1.44%) XAML
13 3 (1.08%) ES6
14 1 (0.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) MBA
2 3 (1.08%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.72%) CCNP
3 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.36%) CCNA
4 1 (0.36%) MCAD
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) MCSA
4 1 (0.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.36%) MCTS
4 1 (0.36%) PMP
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.04%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.08%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.60%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
4 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) Puppet
2 7 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.16%) Ansible
4 2 (0.72%) Kibana
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) Cacti
5 1 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.36%) logstash
5 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.36%) vMotion
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (8.27%) Google
2 19 (6.83%) Adobe
2 19 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.88%) Oracle
4 7 (2.52%) VMware
5 6 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.16%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.80%) Cognos
6 5 (1.80%) hybris
6 5 (1.80%) Zend
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco
7 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.44%) RightScale
7 4 (1.44%) Tableau
7 4 (1.44%) Tealeaf
8 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.08%) Facebook
8 3 (1.08%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.08%) Pega
8 3 (1.08%) SAP
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago