Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 668 620 559
Rank change year-on-year -48 -61 -62
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 177 212 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.73% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 178 252
England median daily rate £350 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -4.46% -1.88%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £230
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year - -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
England median hourly rate - £14.25 £22.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.27% +37.59%
UK median hourly rate - £14.25 £19.03
% change year-on-year - -25.12% +18.94%

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 31,333 29,160 32,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.59% 32.78% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,200 19,146 21,052
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1,041 1,220
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -42 84 £525 +27.27% 61
Midlands +52 67 £300 -17.24% 17
West Midlands +60 66 £300 -14.29% 8
South West -4 10 £375 +25.00% 32
North of England +13 7 £350 -7.89% 15
North West +5 5 £425 +21.43% 8
South East -34 5 £203 -44.14% 13
East of England -12 4 £500 +53.85% 2
Yorkshire -6 2 £280 -28.21% 7
East Midlands +2 1 £475 +26.67% 9
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 106 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.54%) TDD
3 73 (41.24%) Java
4 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 45 (25.42%) CSS
6 44 (24.86%) HTML
7 40 (22.60%) Front End Development
8 38 (21.47%) HTML5
8 38 (21.47%) CSS3
9 35 (19.77%) Spring
9 35 (19.77%) jQuery
9 35 (19.77%) Web Services
10 31 (17.51%) Maven
11 30 (16.95%) Java SE
12 26 (14.69%) Marketing
13 21 (11.86%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (10.73%) Docker
15 19 (10.73%) Microservices
16 18 (10.17%) Linux
17 17 (9.60%) Mentoring
18 16 (9.04%) Python
18 16 (9.04%) Scrum
19 15 (8.47%) Configuration Management
19 15 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (8.47%) DevOps
20 14 (7.91%) Ansible
20 14 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
20 14 (7.91%) Monetization
21 12 (6.78%) Hadoop

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 12 (6.78%) Apache
2 7 (3.95%) CMS
3 6 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (3.39%) Confluence
4 3 (1.69%) Drupal
5 2 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.56%) InDesign
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (6.21%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (6.21%) Serverless
3 3 (1.69%) npm
4 2 (1.13%) Firebase
4 2 (1.13%) IaaS
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Slack
5 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) DAB
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) Skype
2 2 (1.13%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (17.51%) Maven
2 12 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.39%) JIRA
4 6 (3.39%) Selenium
5 4 (2.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.69%) JUnit
7 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.13%) git-flow
7 2 (1.13%) Gradle
7 2 (1.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.56%) gulp
8 1 (0.56%) Mockito
8 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 26 (14.69%) Marketing
2 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Finance
4 6 (3.39%) Advertising
5 4 (2.26%) Publishing
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 104 (58.76%) Developer
2 37 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 36 (20.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (17.51%) Lead Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Consultant
6 14 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.91%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (6.21%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (6.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (2.82%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.26%) Designer
11 4 (2.26%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (2.26%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.26%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.42%) CSS
2 44 (24.86%) HTML
3 38 (21.47%) CSS3
3 38 (21.47%) HTML5
4 35 (19.77%) jQuery
4 35 (19.77%) Spring
4 35 (19.77%) Web Services
5 30 (16.95%) Java SE
6 7 (3.95%) RESTful
7 5 (2.82%) .NET
7 5 (2.82%) Node.js
7 5 (2.82%) Sass
8 4 (2.26%) React
8 4 (2.26%) SAML
8 4 (2.26%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.26%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (2.26%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.69%) Express
10 2 (1.13%) Gson
10 2 (1.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.82%) User Experience
2 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.26%) Social Media
3 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.69%) PKI
3 3 (1.69%) Replication
3 3 (1.69%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.13%) Fintech
4 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Animation
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.56%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.17%) Linux
2 8 (4.52%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Android
3 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.54%) TDD
3 40 (22.60%) Front End Development
4 21 (11.86%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (10.73%) Microservices
6 17 (9.60%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.04%) Scrum
8 15 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.47%) DevOps
9 14 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (7.91%) Monetization
10 11 (6.21%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (6.21%) Open Source
10 11 (6.21%) Project Management
10 11 (6.21%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.52%) BDD
11 8 (4.52%) Change Management
11 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.24%) Java
2 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.04%) Python
4 7 (3.95%) C#
5 5 (2.82%) SQL
6 4 (2.26%) PHP
7 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Groovy
8 1 (0.56%) Korn
8 1 (0.56%) R
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) CISA
2 3 (1.69%) CISM
2 3 (1.69%) CISSP
2 3 (1.69%) CRISC
2 3 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) APMP
3 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) GDPR
2 4 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (10.73%) Docker
2 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) LXC
4 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) Ansible
2 11 (6.21%) Mesos
3 10 (5.65%) Kibana
4 6 (3.39%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.69%) Puppet
7 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.56%) Icinga
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) Salt
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (5.65%) Splunk
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.95%) Adobe
4 4 (2.26%) Omniture
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle
4 4 (2.26%) SAP
5 3 (1.69%) CA
5 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.13%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.13%) Google
6 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.13%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Remedy