The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 54 40
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.36% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 0.88% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +28.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £32.26
% change year-on-year - -69.00%  

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 126 113 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 42.71% 24.51% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 78 30
Median daily rate £338 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £505 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -59.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Media in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Kent

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in Kent

Digital Media
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
1 9 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) Google
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (100.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 8 (88.89%) Tag Management
2 8 (88.89%) Data Governance
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) MS Access
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
3 7 (77.78%) Data Management
3 7 (77.78%) Regular Expression
4 6 (66.67%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (66.67%) Multivariate Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Cognos
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (55.56%) Customer Insight
5 5 (55.56%) Marketing
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Tealeaf
6 3 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (11.11%) jQuery
8 1 (11.11%) Omniture

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MS Access
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Web Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Web Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Regular Expression
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Data Governance
2 8 (88.89%) Tag Management
3 7 (77.78%) Data Management
4 6 (66.67%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (66.67%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Customer Insight
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
1 9 (100.00%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Tealeaf
4 1 (11.11%) Omniture