Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 713 386
Rank change year-on-year -17 -327 +122
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 130 135 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.43% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 104 536
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £175 £225
90th Percentile £563 £534 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
England median hourly rate £87.25 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +398.57% +16.67% -62.50%
10th Percentile £35.18 £16.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £137.53 £21.35 £20.25
UK median hourly rate £87.25 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +398.57% +16.67% -62.50%

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 32,120 31,259 34,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.49% 34.45% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,239 20,623 22,599
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 958 1,145
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.15 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year +2.38% +4.35% +8.78%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -31 83 £450 +18.03% 38
South West +12 23 £320 -21.23% 32
Midlands -13 10 £350 +27.27% 24
West Midlands -24 10 £350 +16.67% 5
South East -24 7 £358 +0.35% 15
East of England -11 4 £288 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire -13 3 £400 +28.00% 8
North of England -23 3 £400 +76.80% 18
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.15%) Telecoms
4 25 (19.23%) SQL
5 23 (17.69%) Marketing
6 22 (16.92%) HTML
7 20 (15.38%) CSS
7 20 (15.38%) Analytics
8 18 (13.85%) User Experience
9 17 (13.08%) Java
10 16 (12.31%) C#
10 16 (12.31%) TDD
11 15 (11.54%) Advertising
11 15 (11.54%) .NET
11 15 (11.54%) Python
11 15 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (10.00%) Google
12 13 (10.00%) Linux
13 12 (9.23%) Finance
13 12 (9.23%) Docker
14 11 (8.46%) T-SQL
14 11 (8.46%) Degree
14 11 (8.46%) Video on Demand
15 10 (7.69%) Node.js
15 10 (7.69%) Scrum
15 10 (7.69%) Ansible
15 10 (7.69%) Front End Development
16 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (6.92%) BDD

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 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.85%) CMS
2 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.31%) Confluence
4 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.54%) SAS
4 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.31%) InVision
4 2 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.54%) SPSS
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.77%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.38%) GitHub
3 6 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.54%) Serverless
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) AdWords
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.77%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.77%) Route 53
7 1 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) ATM
2 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.77%) DAB
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) SNMP
2 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.31%) Big Data
5 3 (2.31%) Flink
5 3 (2.31%) MySQL
5 3 (2.31%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.31%) Power BI
6 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.54%) SQLite
7 1 (0.77%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.31%) Maven
2 3 (2.31%) NUnit
2 3 (2.31%) Spinnaker
3 2 (1.54%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) Mocha
4 1 (0.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.69%) Marketing
3 15 (11.54%) Advertising
4 12 (9.23%) Finance
5 7 (5.38%) Retail
6 6 (4.62%) Publishing
7 5 (3.85%) Legal
8 4 (3.08%) Banking
8 4 (3.08%) Law
9 3 (2.31%) French Language
9 3 (2.31%) Games
10 2 (1.54%) Back Office
10 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.54%) Military
11 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (37.69%) Developer
2 12 (9.23%) Analyst
3 9 (6.92%) Designer
3 9 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) UI Designer
7 5 (3.85%) UX Designer
8 4 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.08%) React Developer
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (3.08%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (2.31%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.31%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) HTML
2 20 (15.38%) CSS
3 15 (11.54%) .NET
4 10 (7.69%) Node.js
5 8 (6.15%) HTML5
6 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.62%) CSS3
7 4 (3.08%) GraphQL
7 4 (3.08%) Redux
8 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.31%) D3.js
8 3 (2.31%) Django
8 3 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.31%) Java SE
8 3 (2.31%) jQuery
8 3 (2.31%) React
8 3 (2.31%) Spring
8 3 (2.31%) Web Services
8 3 (2.31%) WebGL
9 2 (1.54%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) User Experience
2 11 (8.46%) Video on Demand
3 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.62%) Social Media
5 3 (2.31%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.54%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.54%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.54%) New Media
7 1 (0.77%) Animation
7 1 (0.77%) AS400
7 1 (0.77%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.77%) IPTV
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.77%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.31%) CentOS
2 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.38%) Analytics
3 16 (12.31%) TDD
4 10 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 10 (7.69%) Scrum
5 9 (6.92%) BDD
5 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.92%) Test Automation
6 8 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (6.15%) Project Management
7 7 (5.38%) DevOps
7 7 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.62%) Content Management
8 6 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (4.62%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.85%) CRM
9 5 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.85%) SEO
9 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 25 (19.23%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) Java
4 16 (12.31%) C#
5 15 (11.54%) Python
6 11 (8.46%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.15%) ES6
7 8 (6.15%) Scala
8 7 (5.38%) R
9 6 (4.62%) C++
10 4 (3.08%) ES7
11 3 (2.31%) Java 8
11 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.54%) Cypher
12 2 (1.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.77%) RPG
13 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.77%) APMP
3 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.77%) PhD
3 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Ansible
2 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.62%) Puppet
4 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.08%) Terraform
6 2 (1.54%) EnCase
6 2 (1.54%) FTK
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (10.00%) Google
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.08%) Adobe
4 3 (2.31%) Facebook
5 2 (1.54%) Cellebrite
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.54%) Twitter
6 1 (0.77%) Adyen
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco
6 1 (0.77%) Ingenico
6 1 (0.77%) NetApp
6 1 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.77%) Okta
6 1 (0.77%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.77%) Samsung
6 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.77%) Tableau
6 1 (0.77%) VMware