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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 328 437 411
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -26
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 374 193 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.12% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 127 141
Median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +44.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £42.00 £37.50
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
18013 17308 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.81% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11670 10593 10336
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 711 735
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -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 27 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 27 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 +113 358 £350 -3.11% 285
London +9 153 £390 +4.00% 104
South East +9 54 £313 -11.97% 41
North West +26 46 £350 - 50
City of London +60 45 £350 +7.69% 47
Manchester +4 26 £350 - 32
East Midlands +36 25 £300 - 27
Yorkshire +28 23 £350 -6.66% 10
West Midlands - 23 £300 - 13
West Yorkshire +18 20 £350 -6.66% 5
Leeds +18 20 £350 -6.66% 3
Leicestershire - 19 £300 - 10
East of England +23 18 £375 +44.23% 24
Hampshire +10 16 £275 -21.42% 2
Berkshire +2 16 £195 -22.38% 12
Cheshire - 16 £413 - 10
Basingstoke -2 12 £250 -37.50% 1
Reading +7 11 £180 -55.00% 6
South West -2 11 £300 -9.09% 15
Hertfordshire +12 9 £375 +44.23% 10
Birmingham - 8 £300 - 4
North East - 8 £363 - 1
Leicester - 8 £300 - 6
Tyne and Wear - 8 £363 -
Surrey -2 7 £343 -2.14% 5
Chester - 7 £413 - 4
Bristol +2 6 £288 -12.87% 11
Scotland -12 6 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £363 -
Wales +14 5 £313 -10.71% 6

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 299 (59.44%) JavaScript
2 276 (54.87%) Java
3 270 (53.68%) Web Development
4 261 (51.89%) PHP
5 254 (50.50%) CRM
6 242 (48.11%) Network Security
7 240 (47.71%) ERP
8 145 (28.83%) HTML
9 137 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
10 114 (22.66%) CSS
11 81 (16.10%) .NET
11 81 (16.10%) HTML5
12 66 (13.12%) C#
13 62 (12.33%) SQL Server
13 62 (12.33%) Telecoms
14 60 (11.93%) Marketing
15 59 (11.73%) SQL
16 57 (11.33%) MVC
17 56 (11.13%) TDD
18 54 (10.74%) jQuery
19 52 (10.34%) Microsoft
19 52 (10.34%) AngularJS
20 49 (9.74%) CSS3
21 48 (9.54%) Front End Development
22 47 (9.34%) User Experience
22 47 (9.34%) E-Commerce
23 44 (8.75%) ASP.NET
24 41 (8.15%) Windows
24 41 (8.15%) Linux
24 41 (8.15%) Scrum

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 28 (5.57%) CMS
2 22 (4.37%) Node.js
3 16 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.59%) Drupal
5 8 (1.59%) WordPress
6 7 (1.39%) Confluence
6 7 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.19%) IIS
7 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.99%) Apache
8 5 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (4.77%) Photoshop
2 22 (4.37%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.79%) MS Office
5 5 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.60%) SPSS
8 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.20%) GIMP
9 1 (0.20%) Houdini
9 1 (0.20%) MS Project
9 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.79%) Magento
3 4 (0.80%) Radian6
4 3 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.58%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.19%) CloudFront
4 11 (2.19%) Office 365
4 11 (2.19%) SaaS
5 10 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.80%) CheetahMail
7 4 (0.80%) Silverpop
7 4 (0.80%) Yammer
8 2 (0.40%) GitHub
8 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 242 (48.11%) Network Security
2 13 (2.58%) Internet
3 10 (1.99%) SAN
4 6 (1.19%) FTP
5 5 (0.99%) DHCP
5 5 (0.99%) Intranet
5 5 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 4 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.80%) LDAP
7 2 (0.40%) Firewall
7 2 (0.40%) NAS
7 2 (0.40%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) Wireless
8 1 (0.20%) HTTP
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.96%) MySQL
3 17 (3.38%) Big Data
4 14 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.39%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.19%) OLAP
8 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.80%) DB2
14 3 (0.60%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.60%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.58%) JIRA
3 11 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.99%) Vagrant
5 9 (1.79%) Axure RP
5 9 (1.79%) Subversion
6 8 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.99%) Maven
8 5 (0.99%) Selenium
9 4 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.60%) gulp
10 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.60%) NUnit
10 3 (0.60%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 60 (11.93%) Marketing
3 38 (7.55%) Finance
4 29 (5.77%) Retail
5 20 (3.98%) Publishing
6 13 (2.58%) Legal
7 12 (2.39%) Banking
7 12 (2.39%) Games
8 10 (1.99%) German Language
8 10 (1.99%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
10 8 (1.59%) Advertising
11 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.60%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Automotive
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 214 (42.54%) Developer
2 45 (8.95%) Architect
3 44 (8.75%) .NET Developer
4 38 (7.55%) Analyst
5 32 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 29 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.57%) Designer
9 25 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (4.97%) PHP Developer
10 22 (4.37%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.38%) Consultant
12 16 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.18%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.58%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.39%) Agile Developer
14 12 (2.39%) HTML Developer
15 11 (2.19%) Agile Java Developer
15 11 (2.19%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (28.83%) HTML
2 114 (22.66%) CSS
3 81 (16.10%) .NET
3 81 (16.10%) HTML5
4 54 (10.74%) jQuery
5 52 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 49 (9.74%) CSS3
7 44 (8.75%) ASP.NET
8 27 (5.37%) RESTful
9 25 (4.97%) .NET Framework
10 23 (4.57%) Entity Framework
10 23 (4.57%) REST
10 23 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (4.37%) Web Services
12 21 (4.17%) JSON
12 21 (4.17%) XML
13 20 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (2.98%) React
14 15 (2.98%) WCF
15 14 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.34%) User Experience
2 35 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.37%) Social Media
4 18 (3.58%) Augmented Reality
4 18 (3.58%) Video on Demand
5 11 (2.19%) Graphic Design
6 8 (1.59%) Animation
6 8 (1.59%) Psychology
7 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.39%) Photography
7 7 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (0.99%) NHS
9 5 (0.99%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.80%) Life Science
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.60%) New Media
11 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.15%) Linux
1 41 (8.15%) Windows
2 16 (3.18%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (2.19%) Android
4 11 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.99%) CentOS
5 10 (1.99%) Unix
6 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.19%) SUSE
7 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.60%) Solaris
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.40%) VMS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (53.68%) Web Development
2 254 (50.50%) CRM
3 240 (47.71%) ERP
4 137 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (11.33%) MVC
6 56 (11.13%) TDD
7 48 (9.54%) Front End Development
8 47 (9.34%) E-Commerce
9 41 (8.15%) Scrum
10 36 (7.16%) Analytics
11 29 (5.77%) Project Management
12 27 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (4.97%) OO
14 21 (4.17%) Migration
14 21 (4.17%) SEO
15 20 (3.98%) Digital Marketing
16 17 (3.38%) BDD
16 17 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.38%) ETL
16 17 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (59.44%) JavaScript
2 276 (54.87%) Java
3 261 (51.89%) PHP
4 66 (13.12%) C#
5 59 (11.73%) SQL
6 23 (4.57%) Python
7 20 (3.98%) C++
8 12 (2.39%) R
9 11 (2.19%) C
9 11 (2.19%) Perl
10 10 (1.99%) Apple Swift
11 9 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.79%) Scala
12 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.19%) Erlang
14 5 (0.99%) AWK
14 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.99%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (5.96%) Degree
2 13 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.19%) PMP
5 4 (0.80%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.40%) CCNA
7 2 (0.40%) CCNP
7 2 (0.40%) CEH
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) OSCP
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.20%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.98%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.58%) Docker
3 5 (0.99%) Samba
4 4 (0.80%) StorNext
5 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) oVirt
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.60%) SCCM
3 2 (0.40%) Mesos
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.20%) Legato
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.37%) Adobe
3 21 (4.17%) Oracle
4 19 (3.78%) Google
5 11 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.99%) Zend
7 9 (1.79%) Marketo
7 9 (1.79%) Omniture
7 9 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.79%) Vertica
8 8 (1.59%) SAP
8 8 (1.59%) VMware
9 7 (1.39%) hybris
9 7 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.39%) Talend
10 5 (0.99%) Citrix
10 5 (0.99%) Tableau
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco
11 4 (0.80%) Facebook
11 4 (0.80%) Sysomos
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago