The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 77 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Digital Media
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
296 119 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.80% 22.41% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 52 68
Average daily rate £350 £340 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 9
Average hourly rate £13.46 £16.45 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.17% -70.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.36 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £23.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Media across the Wales region.

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £363 - 4
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Video Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Digital Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Video Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft