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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 511 497 433
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -64
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 114 150 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 116 163
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.25 £19.03 £14.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% +30.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £18.41 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £38.60 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.13% +18.87%

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
16140 18486 18212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.39% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10434 11625 11534
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 764
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 December 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 December 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 -24 109 £350 -9.96% 69
London -53 60 £400 - 35
South West +16 11 £300 -4.38% 20
South East +16 8 £325 -24.63% 4
Bristol +9 8 £305 -2.40% 13
West Midlands -3 8 £325 -50.00% 3
City of London -12 7 £350 +7.69% 4
North West +5 6 £325 -13.33% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £388 +17.42% 1
Yorkshire +22 5 £378 - 3
East of England +7 4 £350 -46.15% 2
Birmingham -9 3 £350 -
Derby - 3 £400 -
Exeter - 3 £288 -
Telford - 3 £325 -
Devon - 3 £288 -
Derbyshire - 3 £400 -
Shropshire - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £300 -53.84%
Scotland +8 2 £525 +50.00%
Manchester 0 2 £388 +3.33%
Leicestershire -1 2 £363 +61.11% 1
Leeds - 2 £378 -
Cheshire - 2 £313 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
South Wales - 2 £388 -
Wales - 2 £388 -
Hampshire +21 1 £188 -58.99%
Edinburgh +12 1 £550 +57.14%

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 220 (57.59%) JavaScript
2 201 (52.62%) Web Development
3 195 (51.05%) Java
4 187 (48.95%) PHP
5 179 (46.86%) CRM
6 173 (45.29%) ERP
7 171 (44.76%) Network Security
8 119 (31.15%) HTML
9 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (26.96%) CSS
11 68 (17.80%) .NET
11 68 (17.80%) HTML5
12 60 (15.71%) C#
13 54 (14.14%) Telecoms
14 51 (13.35%) jQuery
15 50 (13.09%) CSS3
16 44 (11.52%) Marketing
17 40 (10.47%) Front End Development
18 39 (10.21%) User Experience
19 38 (9.95%) MVC
20 37 (9.69%) SQL
20 37 (9.69%) E-Commerce
21 36 (9.42%) SQL Server
22 35 (9.16%) Windows
22 35 (9.16%) TDD
23 34 (8.90%) Git (software)
23 34 (8.90%) AngularJS
24 33 (8.64%) ASP.NET
25 31 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
26 30 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure

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 26 (6.81%) CMS
2 13 (3.40%) Drupal
2 13 (3.40%) Umbraco
3 12 (3.14%) WordPress
4 10 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.36%) Confluence
6 7 (1.83%) SAS
7 5 (1.31%) Apache
7 5 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.31%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.79%) Apache Qpid
8 3 (0.79%) IIS
8 3 (0.79%) JBoss
8 3 (0.79%) nginx
8 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.14%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.57%) MS Office
7 4 (1.05%) InDesign
7 4 (1.05%) SPSS
8 3 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.52%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.52%) MS Project
10 1 (0.26%) GIMP
10 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.66%) Google Analytics
4 13 (3.40%) Office 365
5 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.31%) GitHub
6 5 (1.31%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) AdWords
7 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.52%) Trello
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 171 (44.76%) Network Security
2 13 (3.40%) Internet
3 12 (3.14%) DNS
4 10 (2.62%) DHCP
4 10 (2.62%) Firewall
5 8 (2.09%) HTTP
6 5 (1.31%) MPLS
6 5 (1.31%) VPN
7 4 (1.05%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.79%) DSL
8 3 (0.79%) Intranet
8 3 (0.79%) LAN
8 3 (0.79%) LDAP
8 3 (0.79%) SAN
8 3 (0.79%) SNMP
8 3 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.79%) VRRP
8 3 (0.79%) WAN
9 2 (0.52%) Broadband
9 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.24%) MySQL
3 7 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.57%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.05%) Big Data
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) OLAP
7 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.79%) Triplestore
8 2 (0.52%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.52%) RethinkDB
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.40%) JIRA
3 12 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.88%) Xcode
5 9 (2.36%) Axure RP
6 8 (2.09%) gulp
7 7 (1.83%) Grunt
8 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.57%) Selenium
8 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.31%) NUnit
9 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.52%) GitLab
General
1 54 (14.14%) Telecoms
2 44 (11.52%) Marketing
3 24 (6.28%) Finance
4 17 (4.45%) Retail
5 12 (3.14%) Games
6 10 (2.62%) Publishing
7 8 (2.09%) Advertising
7 8 (2.09%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.31%) German Language
10 4 (1.05%) Banking
11 3 (0.79%) Billing
11 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (50.52%) Developer
2 32 (8.38%) .NET Developer
3 30 (7.85%) Analyst
4 26 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (6.02%) Designer
6 20 (5.24%) iOS Developer
7 18 (4.71%) Architect
7 18 (4.71%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.45%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.93%) PHP Developer
10 15 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.40%) UX Designer
13 11 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (2.88%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.88%) Digital Project Manager
13 11 (2.88%) Lead Developer
13 11 (2.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (31.15%) HTML
2 103 (26.96%) CSS
3 68 (17.80%) .NET
3 68 (17.80%) HTML5
4 51 (13.35%) jQuery
5 50 (13.09%) CSS3
6 34 (8.90%) AngularJS
7 33 (8.64%) ASP.NET
8 29 (7.59%) Web Services
9 25 (6.54%) RESTful
10 20 (5.24%) Node.js
11 19 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (4.71%) Sass
13 17 (4.45%) XML
14 16 (4.19%) REST
15 14 (3.66%) .NET Framework
16 12 (3.14%) JSON
16 12 (3.14%) LESS
17 11 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (2.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.21%) User Experience
2 18 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.19%) Social Media
4 13 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.57%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.31%) Statistics
10 4 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.05%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.05%) Semantic Web
11 3 (0.79%) CMDB
11 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.79%) Copywriting
11 3 (0.79%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.79%) Economics
11 3 (0.79%) GPGPU
11 3 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.16%) Windows
2 29 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 26 (6.81%) Linux
4 20 (5.24%) Android
5 14 (3.66%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.31%) Unix
7 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.05%) CentOS
8 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (52.62%) Web Development
2 179 (46.86%) CRM
3 173 (45.29%) ERP
4 106 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (10.47%) Front End Development
6 38 (9.95%) MVC
7 37 (9.69%) E-Commerce
8 35 (9.16%) TDD
9 26 (6.81%) Scrum
10 23 (6.02%) Analytics
11 22 (5.76%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (5.50%) iOS Development
12 21 (5.50%) SEO
13 19 (4.97%) BDD
13 19 (4.97%) DevOps
13 19 (4.97%) OO
14 16 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.19%) Migration
15 14 (3.66%) Mobile Development
15 14 (3.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (57.59%) JavaScript
2 195 (51.05%) Java
3 187 (48.95%) PHP
4 60 (15.71%) C#
5 37 (9.69%) SQL
6 21 (5.50%) Ruby
7 15 (3.93%) Objective-C
8 12 (3.14%) Python
9 11 (2.88%) Apple Swift
9 11 (2.88%) C++
10 10 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.57%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.05%) C
14 4 (1.05%) R
14 4 (1.05%) XAML
15 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.52%) Perl
16 2 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (5.76%) Degree
2 3 (0.79%) ISEB
2 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (0.79%) MBA
2 3 (0.79%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.52%) CCNP
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.26%) CCNA
4 1 (0.26%) MCAD
4 1 (0.26%) MCP
4 1 (0.26%) MCSA
4 1 (0.26%) MCSD
4 1 (0.26%) MCTS
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.19%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) SDET
4 1 (0.26%) Basel II
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.88%) Docker
3 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.79%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.26%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (5.50%) Puppet
2 12 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
4 3 (0.79%) Nagios
4 3 (0.79%) vMotion
5 2 (0.52%) Kibana
5 2 (0.52%) logstash
5 2 (0.52%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Cacti
6 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.26%) Graphite
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.26%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.19%) Adobe
2 16 (4.19%) Google
3 11 (2.88%) VMware
4 10 (2.62%) Oracle
5 8 (2.09%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.83%) Zend
7 6 (1.57%) Facebook
7 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.31%) Cisco
8 5 (1.31%) hybris
8 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.05%) Dell
9 4 (1.05%) HP
9 4 (1.05%) Marketo
9 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.05%) RightScale
9 4 (1.05%) Tableau
9 4 (1.05%) Twitter
10 3 (0.79%) NETGEAR
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