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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 124 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £650 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £650 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £650 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.13% +18.87%
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
769 707 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.97% 27.67% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 375
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 58
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 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
Shropshire - 3 £325 -
Birmingham -8 2 £388 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £90 -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 29 (93.55%) Web Development
2 28 (90.32%) Network Security
2 28 (90.32%) Java
2 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 28 (90.32%) PHP
2 28 (90.32%) ERP
2 28 (90.32%) CRM
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) MySQL
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) Puppet
8 3 (9.68%) Sass
8 3 (9.68%) Confluence
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Windows

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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) InDesign
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Bower
3 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 3 (9.68%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) LESS
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
6 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Web Development
2 28 (90.32%) CRM
2 28 (90.32%) ERP
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
1 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
1 28 (90.32%) PHP
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin