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 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 276 288
Rank change year-on-year -98 +12  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 48 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.90% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 129 98
Median daily rate £363 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +8.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7882 8097 8562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.12% 37.43% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5660 5858 6021
Median daily rate £515 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 148
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.58% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
City of London -43 5 £294 -21.66% 6
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 26 (26.53%) HTML
4 25 (25.51%) CSS
5 21 (21.43%) Marketing
6 18 (18.37%) HTML5
6 18 (18.37%) Analytics
7 17 (17.35%) Java
8 16 (16.33%) CSS3
9 15 (15.31%) Python
9 15 (15.31%) Finance
10 13 (13.27%) Node.js
10 13 (13.27%) Degree
11 12 (12.24%) Web Development
12 11 (11.22%) Google
12 11 (11.22%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (11.22%) CRM
12 11 (11.22%) Linux
12 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (11.22%) Front End Development
13 9 (9.18%) Sass
13 9 (9.18%) PHP
13 9 (9.18%) SQL
13 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.18%) Social Media
14 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
14 8 (8.16%) RESTful
14 8 (8.16%) Google Analytics
14 8 (8.16%) Adobe

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 8 (8.16%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) Drupal
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.04%) nginx
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) SAS
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Kentico
5 1 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.04%) SPSS
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.02%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) BlueKai
3 3 (3.06%) AdWords
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.06%) Heroku
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.04%) G Suite
4 2 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.08%) Network Security
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
4 2 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) SSH
5 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) Big Data
2 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) Flink
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.02%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.08%) JIRA
4 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.04%) GoCD
5 2 (2.04%) gulp
5 2 (2.04%) Maven
5 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.02%) Babel
6 1 (1.02%) Bower
6 1 (1.02%) GitLab
6 1 (1.02%) JUnit
6 1 (1.02%) Mocha
6 1 (1.02%) nodeunit
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 21 (21.43%) Marketing
3 15 (15.31%) Finance
4 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) Advertising
5 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Electronics
5 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Developer
2 11 (11.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (8.16%) Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.06%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.06%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Senior Change Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Senior Change Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Senior Implementation Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) HTML
2 25 (25.51%) CSS
3 18 (18.37%) HTML5
4 16 (16.33%) CSS3
5 13 (13.27%) Node.js
6 9 (9.18%) Sass
7 8 (8.16%) RESTful
8 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.14%) Web Services
9 6 (6.12%) .NET
9 6 (6.12%) jQuery
10 5 (5.10%) Django
10 5 (5.10%) LESS
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.08%) CherryPy
11 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.08%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (4.08%) WCF
12 3 (3.06%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Social Media
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.08%) Equities
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.04%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Animation
7 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.02%) FMCG
7 1 (1.02%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Analytics
3 12 (12.24%) Web Development
4 11 (11.22%) CRM
4 11 (11.22%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (11.22%) Front End Development
4 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.14%) Content Development
7 6 (6.12%) Content Management
7 6 (6.12%) Copywriting
7 6 (6.12%) MVC
7 6 (6.12%) Project Management
7 6 (6.12%) TDD
8 5 (5.10%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.10%) Data Management
8 5 (5.10%) Scrum
8 5 (5.10%) SEO
9 4 (4.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.35%) Java
3 15 (15.31%) Python
4 9 (9.18%) PHP
4 9 (9.18%) SQL
5 7 (7.14%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) C#
7 5 (5.10%) C++
7 5 (5.10%) Perl
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) R
9 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.04%) ES6
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.02%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Google
2 8 (8.16%) Adobe
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) SAP
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Tableau
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (2.04%) Kony
6 2 (2.04%) Sophos
6 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) BT
7 1 (1.02%) comScore
7 1 (1.02%) Facebook
7 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.02%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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