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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 412 459 429
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -30
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 252 201 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.06% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 133 150
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £234 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -30.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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
17922 18879 18599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 33.00% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11616 11813 11251
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 808 813
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 +44 239 £350 -12.50% 177
London -19 107 £400 -3.03% 57
North West +37 32 £350 +5.66% 26
City of London +39 30 £388 +29.16% 20
South East +7 24 £360 -10.00% 19
West Midlands -15 22 £350 -46.15% 9
South West +11 18 £275 -12.00% 24
Manchester 0 14 £375 +13.20% 16
Cheshire - 14 £350 - 6
Yorkshire +20 13 £368 -8.12% 18
East of England +8 12 £330 -49.23% 17
Bristol -1 12 £285 -8.80% 16
East Midlands - 9 £350 - 5
West Yorkshire +17 8 £368 -8.12% 14
Leeds +10 7 £375 -6.25% 7
Birmingham - 7 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 £325 - 3
Scotland - 6 £325 - 1
Surrey +13 5 £375 +17.18% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £250 -21.87% 4
Devon - 5 £275 - 4
Shropshire - 5 £375 - 7
Leicestershire - 5 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £330 -49.23% 7
Hampshire +2 4 £360 -44.61% 1
Merseyside - 4 £300 - 2
Glasgow - 4 £215 -
Liverpool - 4 £300 - 1
Telford - 4 £425 - 7
Exeter - 4 £275 - 1

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 398 (65.68%) JavaScript
2 378 (62.38%) Web Development
3 374 (61.72%) Java
4 368 (60.73%) PHP
5 359 (59.24%) CRM
6 348 (57.43%) ERP
7 346 (57.10%) Network Security
8 177 (29.21%) HTML
9 154 (25.41%) CSS
10 146 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (18.32%) .NET
12 101 (16.67%) HTML5
13 95 (15.68%) C#
14 79 (13.04%) jQuery
15 75 (12.38%) SQL
16 72 (11.88%) CSS3
17 69 (11.39%) SQL Server
17 69 (11.39%) MVC
18 68 (11.22%) Telecoms
18 68 (11.22%) AngularJS
19 66 (10.89%) E-Commerce
20 65 (10.73%) Marketing
21 64 (10.56%) Windows
22 58 (9.57%) Microsoft
23 57 (9.41%) User Experience
23 57 (9.41%) Front End Development
24 55 (9.08%) TDD
25 54 (8.91%) ASP.NET
26 51 (8.42%) Finance
27 47 (7.76%) 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 (6.44%) CMS
2 16 (2.64%) WordPress
3 14 (2.31%) Drupal
3 14 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 10 (1.65%) Confluence
6 9 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.16%) IIS
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.99%) SAS
10 5 (0.83%) Apache
10 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.50%) JBoss
12 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (1.82%) MS Office
6 7 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.99%) InDesign
8 4 (0.66%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.66%) MS Project
8 4 (0.66%) SPSS
9 2 (0.33%) GIMP
9 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.15%) Magento
3 4 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.63%) Office 365
4 18 (2.97%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.82%) SaaS
6 7 (1.16%) GitHub
7 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.33%) AdWords
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 346 (57.10%) Network Security
2 16 (2.64%) DNS
3 15 (2.48%) DHCP
4 14 (2.31%) Firewall
5 13 (2.15%) Internet
6 10 (1.65%) SAN
7 6 (0.99%) LDAP
7 6 (0.99%) VPN
8 5 (0.83%) FTP
8 5 (0.83%) MPLS
9 4 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.66%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.66%) LAN
9 4 (0.66%) NAS
9 4 (0.66%) WAN
10 3 (0.50%) DSL
10 3 (0.50%) HTTP
10 3 (0.50%) Intranet
10 3 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.60%) MySQL
3 14 (2.31%) Big Data
4 13 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.65%) OLAP
7 9 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.50%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 40 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.14%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.14%) JIRA
3 12 (1.98%) Axure RP
3 12 (1.98%) gulp
4 11 (1.82%) Xcode
5 10 (1.65%) Grunt
6 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.16%) NUnit
7 7 (1.16%) Selenium
7 7 (1.16%) Subversion
7 7 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.83%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.66%) Mocha
10 4 (0.66%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 68 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 65 (10.73%) Marketing
3 51 (8.42%) Finance
4 35 (5.78%) Retail
5 18 (2.97%) Games
6 14 (2.31%) Brand Awareness
7 11 (1.82%) German Language
8 10 (1.65%) Advertising
9 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.32%) Banking
10 8 (1.32%) Publishing
11 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.50%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 288 (47.52%) Developer
2 57 (9.41%) .NET Developer
3 46 (7.59%) Analyst
4 40 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (6.44%) Architect
6 37 (6.11%) Designer
7 35 (5.78%) Project Manager
8 30 (4.95%) PHP Developer
9 26 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (4.13%) iOS Developer
10 25 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.63%) Business Analyst
12 21 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (3.30%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.30%) UX Designer
14 19 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (2.97%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.81%) Consultant
16 17 (2.81%) Digital Project Manager
17 14 (2.31%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (29.21%) HTML
2 154 (25.41%) CSS
3 111 (18.32%) .NET
4 101 (16.67%) HTML5
5 79 (13.04%) jQuery
6 72 (11.88%) CSS3
7 68 (11.22%) AngularJS
8 54 (8.91%) ASP.NET
9 33 (5.45%) Node.js
9 33 (5.45%) Web Services
10 31 (5.12%) REST
10 31 (5.12%) RESTful
11 28 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (3.96%) Sass
13 23 (3.80%) JSON
14 22 (3.63%) .NET Framework
15 21 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (3.47%) React
16 20 (3.30%) Entity Framework
17 18 (2.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.41%) User Experience
2 32 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.46%) Social Media
4 17 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (1.32%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.16%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.99%) GPGPU
10 6 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.83%) Statistics
12 4 (0.66%) Blog
12 4 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.66%) Psychology
12 4 (0.66%) Replication
13 3 (0.50%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.50%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.56%) Windows
2 47 (7.76%) Linux
3 36 (5.94%) Apple iOS
4 25 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.47%) Android
7 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.98%) CentOS
9 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.16%) Unix
12 5 (0.83%) SUSE
12 5 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.33%) Solaris
15 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (62.38%) Web Development
2 359 (59.24%) CRM
3 348 (57.43%) ERP
4 146 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (11.39%) MVC
6 66 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 57 (9.41%) Front End Development
8 55 (9.08%) TDD
9 38 (6.27%) Scrum
10 37 (6.11%) Analytics
11 36 (5.94%) SEO
12 30 (4.95%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (4.79%) Migration
14 28 (4.62%) Project Management
15 27 (4.46%) iOS Development
16 26 (4.29%) OO
17 25 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (3.47%) BDD
19 21 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 398 (65.68%) JavaScript
2 374 (61.72%) Java
3 368 (60.73%) PHP
4 95 (15.68%) C#
5 75 (12.38%) SQL
6 21 (3.47%) Objective-C
7 20 (3.30%) C++
8 18 (2.97%) Apple Swift
9 14 (2.31%) Python
9 14 (2.31%) Ruby
10 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.65%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.49%) Perl
14 5 (0.83%) AWK
14 5 (0.83%) sed
15 4 (0.66%) R
15 4 (0.66%) Scala
15 4 (0.66%) SPARQL
15 4 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (5.78%) Degree
2 8 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.83%) PMP
5 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.66%) ISEB
5 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.50%) CCNA
6 3 (0.50%) CCNP
6 3 (0.50%) MBA
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) CEH
7 2 (0.33%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.33%) MCSA
7 2 (0.33%) OSCP
7 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) QA
2 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) Basel II
3 1 (0.17%) GCP
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.65%) Docker
3 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.83%) Samba
3 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.66%) StorNext
4 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.50%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) oVirt
6 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.48%) Puppet
2 8 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Nagios
3 3 (0.50%) SCOM
3 3 (0.50%) vMotion
4 2 (0.33%) Kibana
4 2 (0.33%) logstash
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.33%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.17%) Graphite
5 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.17%) Packer
5 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.17%) Salt
5 1 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 58 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.12%) Adobe
3 25 (4.13%) Google
3 25 (4.13%) Oracle
4 16 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.15%) VMware
6 12 (1.98%) Zend
7 11 (1.82%) Vertica
8 10 (1.65%) Cisco
8 10 (1.65%) Marketo
9 9 (1.49%) hybris
9 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.49%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.16%) Omniture
10 7 (1.16%) Talend
11 6 (0.99%) Facebook
11 6 (0.99%) Tableau
11 6 (0.99%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.83%) Dell
13 4 (0.66%) HP
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £330 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
TDA Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Bonus + Flexi-hours
Posted: 7 days ago