The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 1.38% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 4.82% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £270 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.60% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +1.92% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 70 83 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 21.81% 28.72% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 58
Median daily rate £375 £375 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.75 £16.56 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.84% +7.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £13.50 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £19.63 £15.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Digital Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in Cardiff

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe