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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 117 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 27 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 0.46% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-59.37% +220.00%
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
857 655 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.21% 27.19% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 396 338
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 59 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -40.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £35.59 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 12 £313 - 8
Staffordshire - 3 £275 - 2
Worcestershire -2 2 £306 - 1
Solihull - 2 £263 -
Shropshire - 2 £344 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £300 - 3
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (97.56%) Web Development
2 36 (87.80%) Java
2 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
2 36 (87.80%) PHP
3 35 (85.37%) CRM
3 35 (85.37%) ERP
3 35 (85.37%) Network Security
4 23 (56.10%) CSS
4 23 (56.10%) HTML
5 14 (34.15%) HTML5
6 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 9 (21.95%) MySQL
7 9 (21.95%) CSS3
8 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
8 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) MVC
9 6 (14.63%) Adobe
9 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.20%) JSON
10 5 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.76%) TDD
11 4 (9.76%) InDesign
11 4 (9.76%) WordPress
11 4 (9.76%) JIRA
11 4 (9.76%) Marketing

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 (9.76%) WordPress
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) InDesign
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.44%) SNMP
3 1 (2.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
3 5 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) UX Designer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Digital Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior UI Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior UI/UX Designer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Designer
6 2 (4.88%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) CSS
1 23 (56.10%) HTML
2 14 (34.15%) HTML5
3 10 (24.39%) .NET
4 9 (21.95%) CSS3
5 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.07%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
7 4 (9.76%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) Node.js
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.88%) Django
9 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.88%) LAMP
9 2 (4.88%) Sass
9 2 (4.88%) Spring
9 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
2 2 (4.88%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Web Development
2 35 (85.37%) CRM
2 35 (85.37%) ERP
3 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) OO PHP
5 4 (9.76%) OOP
5 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) OO
8 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.44%) ETL
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Network Management
8 1 (2.44%) Open Source
8 1 (2.44%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Java
1 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
1 36 (87.80%) PHP
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Adobe
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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