Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 716 664 443
Rank change year-on-year -52 -221 +65
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 136 150 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.53% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 115 411
England median daily rate £388 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% -6.45%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £220
90th Percentile £603 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
England median hourly rate - £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.67% -6.25%
UK median hourly rate - £22.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +69.23% -18.75%

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 31,348 28,561 32,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.04% 33.94% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,713 18,640 21,745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £251
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1,006 1,089
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.55 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +9.37% -3.94% +18.56%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -86 73 £500 +21.21% 64
Midlands +14 28 £325 +19.27% 12
West Midlands - 28 £325 - 1
South West +17 16 £375 +7.14% 40
South East -32 11 £330 -12.00% 7
North of England -14 6 £400 -1.54% 14
Yorkshire -13 5 £375 +3.45% 3
East of England -2 2 £500 +53.85% 4
North West -13 1 £525 +9.09% 9
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 58 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) TDD
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 27 (19.85%) Marketing
5 25 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.65%) HTML
6 24 (17.65%) CSS
7 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
8 21 (15.44%) Linux
8 21 (15.44%) Docker
9 19 (13.97%) HTML5
10 18 (13.24%) CSS3
10 18 (13.24%) Python
10 18 (13.24%) Front End Development
11 17 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (12.50%) jQuery
12 16 (11.76%) DevOps
13 14 (10.29%) Scrum
14 13 (9.56%) Spring
14 13 (9.56%) Java 8
15 12 (8.82%) Microservices
15 12 (8.82%) Ansible
15 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
16 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
17 10 (7.35%) Web Services
17 10 (7.35%) SQL
17 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (6.62%) QA
18 9 (6.62%) Java SE

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 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.21%) CMS
2 3 (2.21%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.88%) Serverless
3 6 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.74%) Firebase
5 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.74%) Route 53
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Firewall
2 2 (1.47%) DAB
2 2 (1.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) Skype
3 1 (0.74%) ATM
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.21%) Flink
5 3 (2.21%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.47%) MySQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.62%) JIRA
1 9 (6.62%) Maven
2 6 (4.41%) Selenium
3 3 (2.21%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.21%) Spinnaker
3 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.47%) git-flow
4 2 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 27 (19.85%) Marketing
2 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.62%) Advertising
3 9 (6.62%) Finance
4 7 (5.15%) Legal
5 5 (3.68%) Law
6 4 (2.94%) Back Office
6 4 (2.94%) Retail
7 3 (2.21%) Banking
7 3 (2.21%) Games
7 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.47%) French Language
8 2 (1.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.74%) Military
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Developer
2 16 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Lead Developer
4 10 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) Consultant
5 8 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Analyst
6 7 (5.15%) Java Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Designer
7 5 (3.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (3.68%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) CSS
1 24 (17.65%) HTML
2 19 (13.97%) HTML5
3 18 (13.24%) CSS3
4 17 (12.50%) jQuery
5 13 (9.56%) Spring
6 10 (7.35%) Web Services
7 9 (6.62%) Java SE
8 6 (4.41%) .NET
9 5 (3.68%) RESTful
10 4 (2.94%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.94%) Spring Cloud
10 4 (2.94%) Spring MVC
11 3 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.21%) SAML
12 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.47%) Node.js
12 2 (1.47%) React
13 1 (0.74%) Doctrine
13 1 (0.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Graphic Design
2 6 (4.41%) Social Media
3 4 (2.94%) User Experience
3 4 (2.94%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.21%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) Replication
4 3 (2.21%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Fintech
5 2 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) Ubuntu
2 5 (3.68%) Windows
3 3 (2.21%) CentOS
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) TDD
3 18 (13.24%) Front End Development
4 17 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (11.76%) DevOps
6 14 (10.29%) Scrum
7 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.82%) Microservices
8 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.62%) BDD
9 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.62%) Project Management
10 8 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.88%) User Stories
11 7 (5.15%) Change Management
11 7 (5.15%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.41%) Analytics
12 6 (4.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) Java
2 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.24%) Python
4 13 (9.56%) Java 8
5 10 (7.35%) SQL
6 6 (4.41%) C#
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.94%) Korn
7 4 (2.94%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.21%) Scala
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) Cypher
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
1 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) CISA
2 3 (2.21%) CISM
2 3 (2.21%) CISSP
2 3 (2.21%) CRISC
3 1 (0.74%) APMP
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) GDPR
3 4 (2.94%) GCP
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Docker
2 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Ansible
2 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.41%) Kibana
3 6 (4.41%) Mesos
3 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.68%) Puppet
5 4 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.21%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.74%) EnCase
7 1 (0.74%) FTK
7 1 (0.74%) SCCM
7 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.41%) Splunk
3 5 (3.68%) Google
4 4 (2.94%) Adobe
4 4 (2.94%) Facebook
5 3 (2.21%) CA
5 3 (2.21%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.74%) Cellebrite
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix
7 1 (0.74%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) Xamarin