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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 356 475 428
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -47
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 316 172 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 114 118
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £40.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £40.00 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +220.00%

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
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +105 303 £350 - 306
London +35 146 £400 +6.66% 79
City of London +68 41 £375 +11.11% 30
North West +24 41 £350 +6.06% 49
South East -1 32 £300 -11.11% 31
West Midlands -1 27 £306 - 30
South West +13 20 £285 -5.00% 25
Manchester -3 19 £345 +4.54% 25
Cheshire - 16 £394 - 12
East of England +29 13 £350 +89.18% 35
Berkshire +9 13 £195 -13.33% 9
Yorkshire +11 12 £360 -4.00% 28
Birmingham - 12 £313 - 7
West Yorkshire +8 11 £360 -4.00% 19
Leeds +6 11 £360 -4.00% 12
Bristol +4 11 £268 -16.40% 18
East Midlands - 9 £313 - 28
Reading - 9 £195 - 5
Chester - 8 £413 - 4
Scotland - 7 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £300 +20.00% 8
Hertfordshire - 6 £375 - 16
Essex +14 5 £350 +89.18% 3
Leicestershire - 5 £300 - 9
Ealing +4 4 - -
Swindon +2 4 £300 +14.28% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £300 +14.28% 2
Surrey - 4 £340 - 4
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes +10 3 £400 +60.00% 5

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 392 (63.95%) JavaScript
2 369 (60.20%) Web Development
3 368 (60.03%) Java
4 356 (58.08%) PHP
5 347 (56.61%) CRM
6 332 (54.16%) Network Security
7 331 (54.00%) ERP
8 174 (28.38%) HTML
9 152 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (24.47%) CSS
11 108 (17.62%) .NET
12 95 (15.50%) HTML5
13 89 (14.52%) C#
14 74 (12.07%) MVC
15 73 (11.91%) SQL Server
16 72 (11.75%) jQuery
17 71 (11.58%) SQL
18 68 (11.09%) Marketing
19 66 (10.77%) Telecoms
19 66 (10.77%) AngularJS
20 65 (10.60%) CSS3
20 65 (10.60%) TDD
21 61 (9.95%) Microsoft
22 58 (9.46%) ASP.NET
23 57 (9.30%) E-Commerce
24 56 (9.14%) Front End Development
25 55 (8.97%) Windows
26 54 (8.81%) Finance
27 50 (8.16%) User Experience
28 44 (7.18%) 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 39 (6.36%) CMS
2 21 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.45%) WordPress
4 11 (1.79%) Drupal
4 11 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.63%) Confluence
6 9 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.98%) Apache
9 6 (0.98%) IIS
10 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.82%) SAS
11 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.57%) Photoshop
3 21 (3.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (2.28%) MS Office
5 10 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.65%) InDesign
6 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.49%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.33%) GIMP
8 2 (0.33%) MS Project
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.16%) Houdini
9 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.96%) Magento
3 4 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.49%) Radian6
4 3 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.49%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.43%) Office 365
3 17 (2.77%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.28%) SaaS
5 6 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.98%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.65%) GitHub
7 4 (0.65%) IaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Yammer
8 2 (0.33%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 332 (54.16%) Network Security
2 20 (3.26%) Internet
3 11 (1.79%) DHCP
3 11 (1.79%) DNS
4 10 (1.63%) SAN
5 9 (1.47%) Firewall
6 6 (0.98%) FTP
7 5 (0.82%) Intranet
7 5 (0.82%) LDAP
8 4 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.65%) MPLS
8 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.65%) VPN
9 3 (0.49%) DSL
9 3 (0.49%) HTTP
9 3 (0.49%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.49%) NAS
9 3 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.49%) VRRP
9 3 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.36%) MySQL
3 17 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.12%) Big Data
4 13 (2.12%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.79%) OLAP
5 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.65%) DB2
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.10%) JIRA
3 12 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.63%) Axure RP
4 10 (1.63%) Subversion
5 9 (1.47%) gulp
6 8 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (1.31%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.31%) Xcode
7 7 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.98%) Grunt
9 5 (0.82%) Maven
9 5 (0.82%) Selenium
10 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.65%) NUnit
10 4 (0.65%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 68 (11.09%) Marketing
2 66 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 54 (8.81%) Finance
4 37 (6.04%) Retail
5 21 (3.43%) Publishing
6 15 (2.45%) Games
7 14 (2.28%) Brand Awareness
8 13 (2.12%) Banking
8 13 (2.12%) German Language
9 10 (1.63%) Advertising
10 9 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.47%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.14%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 276 (45.02%) Developer
2 61 (9.95%) .NET Developer
3 50 (8.16%) Architect
4 44 (7.18%) Analyst
5 37 (6.04%) Designer
6 35 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 32 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 30 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (4.89%) PHP Developer
9 29 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (3.92%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.59%) iOS Developer
12 21 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.10%) Consultant
14 16 (2.61%) HTML Developer
15 15 (2.45%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.28%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (28.38%) HTML
2 150 (24.47%) CSS
3 108 (17.62%) .NET
4 95 (15.50%) HTML5
5 72 (11.75%) jQuery
6 66 (10.77%) AngularJS
7 65 (10.60%) CSS3
8 58 (9.46%) ASP.NET
9 34 (5.55%) RESTful
10 30 (4.89%) Web Services
11 29 (4.73%) REST
12 26 (4.24%) .NET Framework
12 26 (4.24%) JSON
13 25 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (4.08%) XML
14 24 (3.92%) Entity Framework
15 23 (3.75%) Node.js
16 22 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (2.94%) React
18 17 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.16%) User Experience
2 36 (5.87%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.71%) Social Media
4 18 (2.94%) Video on Demand
5 14 (2.28%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (1.79%) Graphic Design
7 9 (1.47%) Animation
8 8 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.14%) Photography
9 7 (1.14%) Psychology
10 6 (0.98%) GPGPU
10 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.98%) Replication
11 4 (0.65%) Blog
12 3 (0.49%) CMDB
12 3 (0.49%) Life Science
12 3 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.97%) Windows
2 44 (7.18%) Linux
3 30 (4.89%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.77%) Android
7 14 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.79%) Unix
9 10 (1.63%) CentOS
9 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.98%) SUSE
12 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.33%) AIX
14 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) VMS
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (60.20%) Web Development
2 347 (56.61%) CRM
3 331 (54.00%) ERP
4 152 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (12.07%) MVC
6 65 (10.60%) TDD
7 57 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 56 (9.14%) Front End Development
9 43 (7.01%) Scrum
10 38 (6.20%) Analytics
11 33 (5.38%) OO
12 32 (5.22%) SEO
13 30 (4.89%) Digital Marketing
13 30 (4.89%) Migration
13 30 (4.89%) Project Management
14 26 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (3.75%) iOS Development
16 22 (3.59%) BDD
16 22 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 392 (63.95%) JavaScript
2 368 (60.03%) Java
3 356 (58.08%) PHP
4 89 (14.52%) C#
5 71 (11.58%) SQL
6 22 (3.59%) C++
7 21 (3.43%) Python
8 20 (3.26%) Objective-C
9 17 (2.77%) Apple Swift
10 12 (1.96%) Perl
10 12 (1.96%) Ruby
11 10 (1.63%) Scala
12 9 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.98%) C
14 6 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.82%) AWK
15 5 (0.82%) R
15 5 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (5.22%) Degree
2 14 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.98%) PMP
5 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.65%) ISEB
6 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.49%) CCNA
7 3 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.33%) CEH
8 2 (0.33%) CISSP
8 2 (0.33%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.33%) OSCP
9 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.63%) Docker
3 6 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.82%) Samba
4 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.65%) StorNext
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) oVirt
7 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.63%) Puppet
2 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.49%) Ansible
4 3 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.49%) SCCM
4 3 (0.49%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) vMotion
5 2 (0.33%) Mesos
5 2 (0.33%) Nagios
5 2 (0.33%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.16%) Graphite
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Legato
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.71%) Adobe
3 28 (4.57%) Oracle
4 25 (4.08%) Google
5 17 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.45%) VMware
7 13 (2.12%) Zend
8 12 (1.96%) Marketo
9 10 (1.63%) Vertica
10 9 (1.47%) Omniture
11 8 (1.31%) Cisco
11 8 (1.31%) hybris
11 8 (1.31%) SAP
11 8 (1.31%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.14%) Talend
13 6 (0.98%) Facebook
13 6 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.82%) Citrix
14 5 (0.82%) Dell
14 5 (0.82%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £385 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago