The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
England / East Midlands
Rank - 90 91
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.54% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £300 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +84.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.50 £32.26
% change year-on-year - -67.45%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 359 456 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.26% 28.27% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 320 241
Median daily rate £350 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 24
Median hourly rate £16.15 £35.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% +161.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.20 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the East Midlands

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the East Midlands

Digital Media
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
1 3 (75.00%) Trello
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) UX Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (25.00%) Communications Officer
3 1 (25.00%) Content Editor
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft