Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 530 391
Rank change year-on-year -7 -139 -18
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 98 86 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.48% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 201
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £245 £275
90th Percentile £575 £534 £550
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £149.50 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +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 17,617 17,816 16,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.51% 39.54% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,709 12,733 11,978
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £317 £312 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 222 252
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.12 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.60% +10.38% -4.05%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -9 13 £450 +28.57% 7
West London +3 11 £438 +27.74% 9
North London - 3 £450 -
East London -18 1 - - 3
South London - 1 £800 - 1
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (25.51%) Marketing
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) User Experience
4 17 (17.35%) Advertising
4 17 (17.35%) Analytics
5 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.29%) Finance
6 14 (14.29%) Degree
7 12 (12.24%) CSS
8 11 (11.22%) HTML
8 11 (11.22%) Project Management
8 11 (11.22%) Video on Demand
9 10 (10.20%) SQL
10 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (9.18%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (8.16%) Scrum
11 8 (8.16%) C#
11 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.16%) Adobe
11 8 (8.16%) Front End Development
12 7 (7.14%) ES6
12 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (7.14%) Retail
12 7 (7.14%) Google
12 7 (7.14%) Node.js
12 7 (7.14%) Social Media
13 6 (6.12%) Scala
13 6 (6.12%) .NET
13 6 (6.12%) Python

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 4 (4.08%) CMS
2 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.10%) InVision
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.04%) SPSS
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.02%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) ScheduALL
2 2 (2.04%) Magento
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.10%) GitHub
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.02%) AdWords
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.02%) npm
3 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
1 3 (3.06%) MPLS
1 3 (3.06%) SDH
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.02%) DHCP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) VoIP
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
2 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (3.06%) Big Data
1 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.06%) Power BI
1 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQLite
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.02%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.02%) Flink
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.04%) Spinnaker
2 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) Grunt
2 1 (1.02%) gulp
2 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.02%) Mocha
2 1 (1.02%) QUnit
2 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 25 (25.51%) Marketing
2 17 (17.35%) Advertising
3 14 (14.29%) Finance
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 5 (5.10%) Publishing
5 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.08%) French Language
6 4 (4.08%) Games
7 3 (3.06%) Social Science
8 2 (2.04%) Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Law
8 2 (2.04%) Military
9 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Developer
2 13 (13.27%) Designer
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) UI Designer
4 7 (7.14%) UX Designer
5 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.10%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (4.08%) React Developer
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Global Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Network Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) CSS
2 11 (11.22%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) Node.js
4 6 (6.12%) .NET
5 5 (5.10%) CSS3
5 5 (5.10%) GraphQL
5 5 (5.10%) HTML5
5 5 (5.10%) Redux
6 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.04%) Android SDK
8 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.04%) JNI
8 2 (2.04%) WebGL
9 1 (1.02%) lodash
9 1 (1.02%) React
9 1 (1.02%) React Native
9 1 (1.02%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) User Experience
2 11 (11.22%) Video on Demand
3 9 (9.18%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (7.14%) Social Media
5 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.04%) Blog
6 2 (2.04%) Interactive TV
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) New Media
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Animation
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.02%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Android
3 2 (2.04%) CentOS
3 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) Analytics
3 11 (11.22%) Project Management
4 9 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.16%) Front End Development
5 8 (8.16%) Scrum
6 6 (6.12%) Prototyping
7 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.10%) OO
7 5 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.08%) B2B
8 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.08%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.08%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Validation
8 4 (4.08%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.20%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) C#
4 7 (7.14%) ES6
5 6 (6.12%) Python
5 6 (6.12%) Scala
6 5 (5.10%) ES7
6 5 (5.10%) Java
7 4 (4.08%) R
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) Cypher
9 1 (1.02%) Go
9 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.04%) EnCase
2 2 (2.04%) FTK
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Adobe
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (3.06%) Facebook
3 3 (3.06%) Tektronix
4 2 (2.04%) Cellebrite
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Adyen
5 1 (1.02%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.02%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.02%) NetApp
5 1 (1.02%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Okta
5 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.02%) Samsung
5 1 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter
5 1 (1.02%) VMware