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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 120 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 26 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £650 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £650 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £650 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.25% -
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
919 706 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.77% 28.33% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 421 342
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.85 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Media across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Digital Media Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Birmingham - 11 £325 - 11
Shropshire - 4 £363 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £300 - 1
Solihull - 2 £263 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 49 (98.00%) Web Development
2 45 (90.00%) Java
2 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (90.00%) PHP
3 44 (88.00%) CRM
3 44 (88.00%) ERP
3 44 (88.00%) Network Security
4 27 (54.00%) CSS
4 27 (54.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) HTML5
6 11 (22.00%) .NET
7 10 (20.00%) MySQL
7 10 (20.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) jQuery
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) C#
9 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
10 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
11 6 (12.00%) SQL
11 6 (12.00%) Adobe
11 6 (12.00%) JSON
12 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (10.00%) User Experience
12 5 (10.00%) JIRA
12 5 (10.00%) TDD
12 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (10.00%) Photoshop

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (8.00%) WordPress
2 3 (6.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) InDesign
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (88.00%) Network Security
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Bower
3 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.00%) gulp
3 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Xcode
3 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior UX Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Digital UX Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior UI Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) CSS
1 27 (54.00%) HTML
2 15 (30.00%) HTML5
3 11 (22.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) CSS3
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.00%) JSON
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.00%) Ajax
9 4 (8.00%) Node.js
9 4 (8.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) Sass
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.00%) LAMP
10 2 (4.00%) LESS
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Web Development
2 44 (88.00%) CRM
2 44 (88.00%) ERP
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (16.00%) MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (8.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (8.00%) OOP
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.00%) SOA
8 1 (2.00%) Web Design
8 1 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) Java
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 45 (90.00%) PHP
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) logstash
3 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago