Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 652 711 693
Rank change year-on-year +59 -18 -143
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 104 164 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 140
England median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £216
90th Percentile £556 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% +16.67%
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% +16.67%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,917 31,364 31,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.28% 32.52% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,689 20,743 21,141
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £656
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 969 918
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -2.68% +2.75%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.10 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in England

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in England

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in England

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in England

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 72 £475 +5.56% 25
South West +2 17 £369 +13.46% 4
South East +61 8 £444 +18.33% 2
Midlands +45 3 - -
North of England +37 2 £400 +6.67% 5
East of England +32 2 - - 3
West Midlands +31 2 - -
East Midlands +30 1 - -
North West +22 1 £475 +26.67%
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 3
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 36 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.65%) HTML
3 33 (31.73%) CSS
4 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.23%) Marketing
5 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 20 (19.23%) C#
5 20 (19.23%) React
6 19 (18.27%) User Experience
7 14 (13.46%) Adobe
8 13 (12.50%) Degree
8 13 (12.50%) TypeScript
9 12 (11.54%) MVC
10 11 (10.58%) SQL
10 11 (10.58%) HTML5
10 11 (10.58%) Wireframes
11 10 (9.62%) Social Media
11 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.62%) Azure
11 10 (9.62%) QA
11 10 (9.62%) Advertising
11 10 (9.62%) .NET
11 10 (9.62%) Python
12 9 (8.65%) OO
12 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
12 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.65%) Analytics
12 9 (8.65%) Node.js
12 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.65%) Sketch

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (5.77%) Moodle
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Totara
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Sketch
2 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.85%) Adobe XD
4 4 (3.85%) Marvel
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.92%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.92%) InVision
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Azure
2 8 (7.69%) AWS
3 4 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.88%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.88%) Office 365
4 3 (2.88%) Serverless
5 2 (1.92%) Datadog
5 2 (1.92%) GCP
5 2 (1.92%) IaaS
5 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 2 (1.92%) SpeedCurve
6 1 (0.96%) AdWords
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.96%) Asana
6 1 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.96%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Axure RP
1 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
1 6 (5.77%) Selenium
2 5 (4.81%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.85%) Balsamiq
3 4 (3.85%) Subversion
4 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) TestCafe
6 1 (0.96%) WaveMaker
6 1 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 20 (19.23%) Marketing
1 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.62%) Advertising
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Designer
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) UX Designer
6 8 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 8 (7.69%) React Developer
7 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
10 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
11 3 (2.88%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) HTML
2 33 (31.73%) CSS
3 20 (19.23%) React
4 11 (10.58%) HTML5
5 10 (9.62%) .NET
5 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.65%) Node.js
7 8 (7.69%) Vue.js
8 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.81%) CSS3
9 5 (4.81%) Redux
10 4 (3.85%) RESTful
10 4 (3.85%) Sass
10 4 (3.85%) Vuetify.js
11 3 (2.88%) JSON
11 3 (2.88%) LESS
11 3 (2.88%) REST
12 2 (1.92%) Ajax
12 2 (1.92%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) User Experience
2 10 (9.62%) Social Media
3 7 (6.73%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.85%) Blog
4 4 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (2.88%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.88%) Podcast
5 3 (2.88%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.96%) Animation
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.54%) MVC
3 11 (10.58%) Wireframes
4 9 (8.65%) Analytics
4 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
4 9 (8.65%) OO
4 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
5 8 (7.69%) Prototyping
5 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.73%) Decision-Making
6 7 (6.73%) Separation of Concerns
6 7 (6.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.77%) Systems Thinking
8 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.81%) TDD
8 5 (4.81%) Web Development
8 5 (4.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.23%) C#
3 13 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 11 (10.58%) SQL
5 10 (9.62%) Python
6 5 (4.81%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) Scala
8 3 (2.88%) ES6
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.92%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Nagios
1 2 (1.92%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.96%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.96%) Grafana
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Adobe
2 7 (6.73%) Google
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.88%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco
5 2 (1.92%) PagerDuty
5 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (0.96%) BT
6 1 (0.96%) Cognos
6 1 (0.96%) Facebook
6 1 (0.96%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.96%) Marketo
6 1 (0.96%) New Relic
6 1 (0.96%) RedDot
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Xactly
6 1 (0.96%) YouTube