Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 16 August 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 518 357
Rank change year-on-year -36 -161 +17
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 71 97 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.23% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.59% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 245
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.59%
10th Percentile £244 £208 £283
90th Percentile £575 £542 £550
England median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £149.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +579.55% - -
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,548 16,545 17,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.55% 38.72% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,553 11,744 12,249
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 226 230
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.19 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.10 £49.60 £55.19
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Digital Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in London

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in London

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in London

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in London

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Central London -16 13 £450 +50.00% 10
West London -18 10 £488 +42.34% 14
East London -17 1 - - 1
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 London region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 18 (25.35%) Marketing
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) Analytics
2 13 (18.31%) User Experience
3 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) Video on Demand
4 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (12.68%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.68%) Python
4 9 (12.68%) Linux
4 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
4 9 (12.68%) Degree
5 8 (11.27%) Advertising
5 8 (11.27%) HTML
6 7 (9.86%) CSS
6 7 (9.86%) Finance
6 7 (9.86%) Legal
6 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.86%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.45%) Docker
7 6 (8.45%) DevOps
7 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.45%) Scrum
7 6 (8.45%) Retail
7 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (7.04%) Java
8 5 (7.04%) Publishing

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) InVision
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) SPSS
4 1 (1.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) AdWords
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.41%) Route 53
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Serverless
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.23%) Flink
3 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) SQLite
5 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
1 3 (4.23%) Spinnaker
2 2 (2.82%) git-flow
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (25.35%) Marketing
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.27%) Advertising
4 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Legal
5 6 (8.45%) Retail
6 5 (7.04%) Publishing
7 4 (5.63%) Games
8 3 (4.23%) Banking
9 2 (2.82%) French Language
9 2 (2.82%) Law
9 2 (2.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Designer
3 5 (7.04%) UI Designer
3 5 (7.04%) UX Designer
4 4 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Java Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Architect
6 2 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (2.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 7 (9.86%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.82%) JNI
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.41%) Behat
6 1 (1.41%) CherryPy
6 1 (1.41%) CSS3
6 1 (1.41%) Django
6 1 (1.41%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.41%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) Symfony
6 1 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) User Experience
2 10 (14.08%) Video on Demand
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.82%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.82%) New Media
5 2 (2.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.41%) Kinect
6 1 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) CentOS
2 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.82%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (18.31%) Analytics
2 9 (12.68%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.45%) DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.45%) Scrum
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) User Stories
6 4 (5.63%) B2B
6 4 (5.63%) Digital Analytics
6 4 (5.63%) Prototyping
6 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.23%) Content Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) Python
3 5 (7.04%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) Scala
4 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) Cypher
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.41%) R
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.41%) MBA
2 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PhD
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) GDPR
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) EnCase
2 2 (2.82%) FTK
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Google
2 4 (5.63%) Adobe
3 3 (4.23%) Facebook
4 2 (2.82%) Cellebrite
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Twitter
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Adyen
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Okta
5 1 (1.41%) Samsung
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau