The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 28 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 130 182
Rank change year-on-year -28 +52  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 8 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.92% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 2.47% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 9
Median daily rate £322 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.24% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £291 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -61.90%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1270 1296 2069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.98% 37.38% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1067 1589
Median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 28
Median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £88.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the City of London

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the City of London

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MarkLogic
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Executive
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Motion Graphics Designer
3 1 (9.09%) PC Support
3 1 (9.09%) PC Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SignalR
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
1 2 (18.18%) Motion Graphics
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft