Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 687 544
Rank change year-on-year -21 -143 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 164 175 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.54% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 140 313
England median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £216 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +16.67% -55.66%
10th Percentile £12.90 £16.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £125.30 £18.75 £22.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +16.67% -43.03%

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 32,181 32,178 31,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.37% 33.86% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,487 21,586 20,772
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 915 1,114
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £11.32
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 13 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 2018. 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 +33 110 £450 - 39
South West -16 26 £325 -13.33% 29
Midlands -46 15 £350 +16.67% 28
West Midlands -57 12 £350 +16.67% 3
South East -16 8 £375 +1.69% 6
East of England +5 4 £288 -10.71% 5
East Midlands +7 3 - - 25
North of England -17 1 £375 +167.86% 20
North West -26 1 £375 +167.86% 8
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.12%) Telecoms
2 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.51%) Marketing
4 25 (15.24%) User Experience
5 24 (14.63%) HTML
5 24 (14.63%) CSS
6 23 (14.02%) SQL
7 22 (13.41%) C#
8 20 (12.20%) .NET
8 20 (12.20%) Analytics
9 18 (10.98%) Finance
10 17 (10.37%) Python
11 16 (9.76%) Java
11 16 (9.76%) Advertising
12 15 (9.15%) Google
13 14 (8.54%) Degree
13 14 (8.54%) Social Media
13 14 (8.54%) Project Management
13 14 (8.54%) Adobe
14 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
14 13 (7.93%) Node.js
15 12 (7.32%) Front End Development
15 12 (7.32%) OO
16 11 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (6.71%) Scrum
16 11 (6.71%) TDD
17 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (6.10%) MVC
17 10 (6.10%) Linux

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 9 (5.49%) CMS
2 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.22%) Drupal
3 2 (1.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.22%) WordPress
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.27%) InVision
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.61%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) ScheduALL
2 2 (1.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (4.27%) GitHub
3 4 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.22%) npm
5 1 (0.61%) AdWords
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.61%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Intranet
2 3 (1.83%) MPLS
2 3 (1.83%) SDH
3 2 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) DAB
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) VoIP
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) Power BI
3 3 (1.83%) Big Data
3 3 (1.83%) Data Lake
3 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
3 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.83%) Redis
4 2 (1.22%) Looker
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQLite
5 1 (0.61%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
2 4 (2.44%) Mocha
3 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) Grunt
4 2 (1.22%) gulp
4 2 (1.22%) Maven
4 2 (1.22%) QUnit
4 2 (1.22%) webpack
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (20.12%) Telecoms
2 32 (19.51%) Marketing
3 18 (10.98%) Finance
4 16 (9.76%) Advertising
5 9 (5.49%) Retail
6 6 (3.66%) Publishing
7 4 (2.44%) Games
7 4 (2.44%) Legal
7 4 (2.44%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.44%) Social Science
8 3 (1.83%) French Language
9 2 (1.22%) Banking
9 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.61%) German Language
10 1 (0.61%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 56 (34.15%) Developer
2 16 (9.76%) Designer
3 14 (8.54%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.32%) Analyst
4 12 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Communications Manager
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Developer
7 6 (3.66%) UI Designer
7 6 (3.66%) UX Designer
8 5 (3.05%) Angular Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.05%) Data Scientist
8 5 (3.05%) React Developer
9 4 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.44%) Communications Project Manager
9 4 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) CSS
1 24 (14.63%) HTML
2 20 (12.20%) .NET
3 13 (7.93%) Node.js
4 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.88%) HTML5
6 7 (4.27%) CSS3
6 7 (4.27%) Sass
7 6 (3.66%) GraphQL
7 6 (3.66%) Redux
8 5 (3.05%) D3.js
9 4 (2.44%) jQuery
9 4 (2.44%) React
9 4 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (1.83%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.83%) LESS
10 3 (1.83%) React Native
10 3 (1.83%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) User Experience
2 14 (8.54%) Social Media
3 10 (6.10%) Over-the-Top Content
3 10 (6.10%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.83%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.22%) Blog
7 2 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.22%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.22%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.22%) New Media
7 2 (1.22%) STB
7 2 (1.22%) VLE
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Linux
2 4 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (0.61%) Android TV
3 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.20%) Analytics
3 14 (8.54%) Project Management
4 12 (7.32%) Front End Development
4 12 (7.32%) OO
5 11 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (6.71%) Scrum
5 11 (6.71%) TDD
6 10 (6.10%) MVC
6 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.49%) Separation of Concerns
7 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.49%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (4.27%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (4.27%) Copywriting
8 7 (4.27%) Prototyping
9 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.66%) Content Management
9 6 (3.66%) Data Science
9 6 (3.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.02%) SQL
3 22 (13.41%) C#
4 17 (10.37%) Python
5 16 (9.76%) Java
6 10 (6.10%) C++
6 10 (6.10%) ES6
6 10 (6.10%) R
7 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.66%) ES7
9 5 (3.05%) Scala
9 5 (3.05%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.22%) C
10 2 (1.22%) Java 8
10 2 (1.22%) PHP
10 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) Go
11 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.61%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.83%) PMP
4 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Ansible
2 5 (3.05%) Terraform
3 4 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (9.15%) Google
2 14 (8.54%) Adobe
3 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.83%) Tektronix
5 2 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.61%) Facebook
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Samsung