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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 319 448
Rank change year-on-year -214 +129  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 68 343 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 2.08% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 299 131
Median daily rate £344 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

Digital Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14509 16515 16170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.55% 33.30% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9503 10997 10406
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 539 561
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Digital Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -96 47 £350 -12.22% 31
South East -23 12 £288 -4.16% 10
East of England -15 4 £230 -36.55% 2
Yorkshire +19 1 £313 -10.71% 7
South West -8 1 £475 +61.70% 24
North West -24 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Digital Media
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 38 (26.03%) Telecoms
4 37 (25.34%) HTML
5 34 (23.29%) Marketing
6 31 (21.23%) CSS
7 28 (19.18%) Analytics
8 26 (17.81%) Java
9 21 (14.38%) HTML5
10 20 (13.70%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (13.01%) Google
11 19 (13.01%) Finance
12 18 (12.33%) Adobe
12 18 (12.33%) Web Development
13 17 (11.64%) Social Media
13 17 (11.64%) Node.js
13 17 (11.64%) CSS3
13 17 (11.64%) Front End Development
14 16 (10.96%) Degree
14 16 (10.96%) CRM
14 16 (10.96%) SQL
14 16 (10.96%) Project Management
15 15 (10.27%) Python
16 13 (8.90%) .NET
16 13 (8.90%) CMS
16 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (8.22%) Google Analytics
17 12 (8.22%) C#
17 12 (8.22%) Windows

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 13 (8.90%) CMS
2 6 (4.11%) Drupal
3 3 (2.05%) Apache
3 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.37%) nginx
4 2 (1.37%) SAS
4 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Kentico
5 1 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.37%) Unica
2 2 (1.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Google Analytics
2 9 (6.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (4.11%) Google Tag Manager
4 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.74%) BlueKai
6 3 (2.05%) AdWords
6 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.05%) Heroku
7 2 (1.37%) G Suite
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.68%) IaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Trello
8 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) HTTP
2 6 (4.11%) Internet
3 5 (3.42%) Network Security
4 4 (2.74%) DNS
5 2 (1.37%) SSH
5 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) BGP
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) Extranet
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) MPLS
6 1 (0.68%) OSPF
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) MySQL
2 5 (3.42%) Big Data
2 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.74%) MS Access
3 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.37%) Flink
4 2 (1.37%) Power BI
4 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.11%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.05%) gulp
7 2 (1.37%) Babel
7 2 (1.37%) GoCD
7 2 (1.37%) Maven
7 2 (1.37%) Mocha
7 2 (1.37%) Selenium
7 2 (1.37%) Subversion
7 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.37%) webpack
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) NUnit
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.68%) Visual Composer
General
1 38 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 34 (23.29%) Marketing
3 19 (13.01%) Finance
4 8 (5.48%) Advertising
5 7 (4.79%) Banking
5 7 (4.79%) Retail
6 5 (3.42%) Legal
7 4 (2.74%) Electronics
7 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.05%) Publishing
9 2 (1.37%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.68%) Automotive
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Front Office
10 1 (0.68%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (47.26%) Developer
2 15 (10.27%) Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.79%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Web Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Web Manager
10 4 (2.74%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Web Project Manager
11 3 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.34%) HTML
2 31 (21.23%) CSS
3 21 (14.38%) HTML5
4 17 (11.64%) CSS3
4 17 (11.64%) Node.js
5 13 (8.90%) .NET
6 11 (7.53%) AngularJS
6 11 (7.53%) Sass
7 10 (6.85%) jQuery
7 10 (6.85%) RESTful
8 9 (6.16%) Web Services
9 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.42%) Django
11 5 (3.42%) LESS
11 5 (3.42%) Spring
11 5 (3.42%) WCF
11 5 (3.42%) XML
12 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Social Media
2 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.42%) User Experience
7 4 (2.74%) Equities
7 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.05%) SCADA
9 2 (1.37%) CCTV
9 2 (1.37%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.37%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.37%) iPad
9 2 (1.37%) iPhone
9 2 (1.37%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.37%) Xbox
10 1 (0.68%) FMCG
10 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Linux
1 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Android
2 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.74%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.18%) Analytics
3 20 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (13.70%) E-Commerce
4 18 (12.33%) Web Development
5 17 (11.64%) Front End Development
6 16 (10.96%) CRM
6 16 (10.96%) Project Management
7 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (7.53%) SEO
8 11 (7.53%) Web Analytics
9 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.85%) TDD
10 9 (6.16%) MVC
11 8 (5.48%) Content Management
11 8 (5.48%) Data Management
11 8 (5.48%) Scrum
12 7 (4.79%) Copywriting
12 7 (4.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.81%) Java
3 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) Python
5 12 (8.22%) C#
6 10 (6.85%) PHP
7 8 (5.48%) C++
7 8 (5.48%) Ruby
8 5 (3.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.05%) C
9 3 (2.05%) R
10 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.37%) ES6
10 2 (1.37%) Scala
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) VB
10 2 (1.37%) VBA
10 2 (1.37%) XAML
11 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CCNP
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Docker
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) KVM
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Google
2 18 (12.33%) Adobe
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle
4 8 (5.48%) SAP
5 4 (2.74%) Omniture
6 3 (2.05%) comScore
6 3 (2.05%) Facebook
6 3 (2.05%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.05%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.05%) Pega
6 3 (2.05%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.05%) Tableau
6 3 (2.05%) Tealeaf
6 3 (2.05%) Twitter
6 3 (2.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.37%) Citrix
7 2 (1.37%) Kony
7 2 (1.37%) Sophos
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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