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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Media
Rank 114 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 26 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% - 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +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
770 646 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.82% 27.22% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 392 317
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 62
Median hourly rate £15.21 £19.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 - 15 £325 - 6
Warwickshire - 3 £350 - 7
Solihull - 2 £263 -
Staffordshire - 2 £281 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £306 -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (88.89%) Web Development
2 30 (83.33%) PHP
3 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (77.78%) Java
5 27 (75.00%) CRM
5 27 (75.00%) ERP
5 27 (75.00%) Network Security
6 20 (55.56%) CSS
6 20 (55.56%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) HTML5
8 10 (27.78%) CSS3
9 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 8 (22.22%) MySQL
10 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
11 6 (16.67%) Adobe
11 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
12 5 (13.89%) C#
12 5 (13.89%) jQuery
13 4 (11.11%) Marketing
13 4 (11.11%) JSON
13 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (11.11%) MS Office
13 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) Oracle
13 4 (11.11%) Windows
13 4 (11.11%) OOP

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 (8.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) InDesign
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Designer
3 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (11.11%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Digital Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior UI Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior UI/UX Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) CSS3
4 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) Node.js
8 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.56%) Django
9 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.56%) LAMP
9 2 (5.56%) Spring
10 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Web Development
2 27 (75.00%) CRM
2 27 (75.00%) ERP
3 7 (19.44%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Change Management
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) Network Management
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) PHP
2 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
3 28 (77.78%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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