Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 691 490 539
Rank change year-on-year -201 +49 -65
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 171 404 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.25% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 362 270
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £215 £231 £213
90th Percentile £558 £525 £700
UK median daily rate £369 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £33.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -55.66% +132.63%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.30 £19.03
90th Percentile £18.75 £21.38 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £26.33
% change year-on-year +16.67% -43.03% +81.06%

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 32180 32386 34369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.94% 33.20% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21580 21357 22239
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1119 1351
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -109 91 £425 +6.25% 44
Midlands +23 44 £300 -7.69% 10
West Midlands +27 42 £300 -7.69% 3
South East -26 15 £356 +9.62% 9
North of England -1 7 £140 -62.42% 5
East of England -10 7 £230 -30.30% 3
North West -12 7 £140 -61.11%
South West -27 6 £375 +31.58% 35
East Midlands -16 2 £363 +11.54% 7
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) TDD
3 54 (31.58%) Java
4 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 40 (23.39%) HTML
5 40 (23.39%) CSS
6 32 (18.71%) HTML5
7 31 (18.13%) CSS3
8 30 (17.54%) Front End Development
9 28 (16.37%) Marketing
10 26 (15.20%) Web Services
11 25 (14.62%) Spring
12 23 (13.45%) jQuery
13 22 (12.87%) Digital Marketing
13 22 (12.87%) Maven
14 21 (12.28%) Java SE
14 21 (12.28%) Telecoms
15 18 (10.53%) Social Media
16 17 (9.94%) Scrum
16 17 (9.94%) Project Management
17 16 (9.36%) CMS
18 15 (8.77%) C#
18 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
18 15 (8.77%) Node.js
18 15 (8.77%) Analytics
19 14 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
19 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (7.60%) SEO
20 13 (7.60%) DevOps

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 16 (9.36%) CMS
2 6 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (3.51%) Apache
2 6 (3.51%) Confluence
3 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.34%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.75%) Drupal
5 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Kentico
7 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.58%) InDesign
4 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.58%) Relativity
2 1 (0.58%) Ringtail
2 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (2.92%) Serverless
4 4 (2.34%) CloudFront
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.75%) IaaS
5 3 (1.75%) npm
6 2 (1.17%) AdWords
6 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.17%) Trello
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.58%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) WAN
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) Skype
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.92%) MySQL
5 4 (2.34%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.34%) Big Data
6 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) Maven
2 10 (5.85%) JIRA
3 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.75%) gulp
5 3 (1.75%) JUnit
6 2 (1.17%) git-flow
6 2 (1.17%) Gradle
6 2 (1.17%) Selenium
6 2 (1.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.58%) Bower
7 1 (0.58%) Grunt
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.58%) Mockito
7 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 28 (16.37%) Marketing
2 21 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.43%) Publishing
3 11 (6.43%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Finance
5 6 (3.51%) Advertising
6 4 (2.34%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.17%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 85 (49.71%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 14 (8.19%) Analyst
6 13 (7.60%) Consultant
7 12 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (2.34%) Data Scientist
12 4 (2.34%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.39%) CSS
1 40 (23.39%) HTML
2 32 (18.71%) HTML5
3 31 (18.13%) CSS3
4 26 (15.20%) Web Services
5 25 (14.62%) Spring
6 23 (13.45%) jQuery
7 21 (12.28%) Java SE
8 15 (8.77%) Node.js
9 10 (5.85%) .NET
9 10 (5.85%) Sass
10 8 (4.68%) React
11 7 (4.09%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.34%) LESS
12 4 (2.34%) MLlib
12 4 (2.34%) RESTful
12 4 (2.34%) RHadoop
13 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Social Media
2 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.68%) User Experience
4 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.75%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.17%) FMCG
6 2 (1.17%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.17%) iPhone
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.58%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.02%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) Linux
3 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.51%) Android
5 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.17%) Unix
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) TDD
3 30 (17.54%) Front End Development
4 22 (12.87%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (9.94%) Project Management
5 17 (9.94%) Scrum
6 15 (8.77%) Analytics
6 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.60%) DevOps
8 13 (7.60%) SEO
9 12 (7.02%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.02%) Web Development
10 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.26%) Monetization
12 8 (4.68%) API Development
12 8 (4.68%) CRM
12 8 (4.68%) Microservices
13 7 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.58%) Java
2 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.77%) C#
4 11 (6.43%) Python
5 9 (5.26%) SQL
6 6 (3.51%) PHP
7 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.34%) R
8 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.17%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.17%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.17%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) ES6
9 1 (0.58%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.58%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
1 2 (1.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (7.02%) Docker
2 6 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) LXC
4 1 (0.58%) Varnish
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Ansible
2 5 (2.92%) Mesos
3 4 (2.34%) Kibana
3 4 (2.34%) Packer
3 4 (2.34%) Terraform
4 2 (1.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) EnCase
5 1 (0.58%) FTK
5 1 (0.58%) Icinga
5 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Salt
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) Adobe
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle
4 5 (2.92%) Google
5 4 (2.34%) Omniture
5 4 (2.34%) Splunk
6 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.17%) Citrix
7 2 (1.17%) Kenshoo
7 2 (1.17%) SAP
7 2 (1.17%) Sophos
8 1 (0.58%) Cellebrite
8 1 (0.58%) comScore
8 1 (0.58%) Facebook
8 1 (0.58%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.58%) Tableau
8 1 (0.58%) Tealium
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter