Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Media
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 40 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.51% 0.99% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.71% 3.43% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 0
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £650
% change year-on-year -7.69% -50.00% +116.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Digital Media is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 459 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.78% 28.73% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 290 218
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Digital Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in Birmingham

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Media in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Birmingham

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (100.00%) TDD
2 21 (52.50%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Web Services
2 21 (52.50%) Spring
2 21 (52.50%) Maven
2 21 (52.50%) Java SE
3 19 (47.50%) jQuery
3 19 (47.50%) HTML5
3 19 (47.50%) CSS3
3 19 (47.50%) HTML
3 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 19 (47.50%) Front End Development
4 9 (22.50%) Mentoring

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) Java Developer
3 19 (47.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (45.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Java SE
1 21 (52.50%) Spring
1 21 (52.50%) Web Services
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
2 19 (47.50%) CSS3
2 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) HTML5
2 19 (47.50%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (100.00%) TDD
2 19 (47.50%) Front End Development
3 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript