The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 118 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.045% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.76 £32.26 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +108.12%
Digital Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 614 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.58% 27.77% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 340 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 67 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media across the West Midlands region.

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 3 £375 - 1
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) Adobe
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Guidewire
2 3 (37.50%) MuleSoft
2 3 (37.50%) SCADA
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
2 3 (37.50%) Solvency II
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
2 3 (37.50%) Pega
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) SCADA
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
3 1 (12.50%) SCORM
3 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Content Management
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) Guidewire
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
2 3 (37.50%) MuleSoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Pega
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore