Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 535 469
Rank change year-on-year +8 -66 -90
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 108 92 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.51% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 145
London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £293 £268
90th Percentile £624 £600 £533
England median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +11.72% +3.57% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £149.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £149.25 - £12.75
90th Percentile £149.75 - £14.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +16.67% -55.66%

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 17,304 18,217 16,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.23% 38.36% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,492 13,076 11,323
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 239 261
London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
West London +16 17 £340 -9.33% 18
North London - 10 £450 -
Central London -28 7 £463 -9.76% 6
East London -28 2 £575 +48.39%
South London - 1 £800 -
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.07%) Marketing
3 21 (19.44%) User Experience
4 18 (16.67%) Analytics
5 17 (15.74%) Finance
6 16 (14.81%) Advertising
7 15 (13.89%) C#
8 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.04%) SQL
9 13 (12.04%) .NET
9 13 (12.04%) OO
10 12 (11.11%) Degree
11 11 (10.19%) Over-the-Top Content
11 11 (10.19%) Adobe
11 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.19%) CSS
12 10 (9.26%) Project Management
12 10 (9.26%) MVC
12 10 (9.26%) Separation of Concerns
12 10 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (9.26%) Video on Demand
13 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.33%) HTML
13 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
13 9 (8.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 8 (7.41%) ES6
14 8 (7.41%) InVision
14 8 (7.41%) Scrum
14 8 (7.41%) Google
14 8 (7.41%) Social Media

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 5 (4.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) InVision
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.85%) SPSS
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.93%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) ScheduALL
2 2 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) GitHub
2 3 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) npm
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) AdWords
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.93%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) MPLS
1 3 (2.78%) SDH
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Power BI
2 3 (2.78%) Big Data
2 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) Looker
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Grunt
1 2 (1.85%) gulp
1 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
1 2 (1.85%) Mocha
1 2 (1.85%) QUnit
1 2 (1.85%) webpack
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (24.07%) Marketing
2 17 (15.74%) Finance
3 16 (14.81%) Advertising
4 7 (6.48%) Retail
5 4 (3.70%) Legal
5 4 (3.70%) Publishing
5 4 (3.70%) Social Science
6 3 (2.78%) French Language
6 3 (2.78%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Designer
3 12 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) React Developer
7 5 (4.63%) UI Designer
8 4 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Marketing Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Communications Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Data Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Network Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (10.19%) CSS
3 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 7 (6.48%) CSS3
4 7 (6.48%) Node.js
5 6 (5.56%) GraphQL
5 6 (5.56%) HTML5
5 6 (5.56%) Redux
6 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.78%) React
6 3 (2.78%) React Native
6 3 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (1.85%) D3.js
7 2 (1.85%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.85%) jQuery
7 2 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.85%) Sass
7 2 (1.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Over-the-Top Content
3 10 (9.26%) Video on Demand
4 8 (7.41%) Social Media
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.78%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.85%) Blog
7 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.85%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.85%) New Media
7 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Animation
8 1 (0.93%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.93%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.67%) Analytics
3 13 (12.04%) OO
4 10 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (9.26%) MVC
4 10 (9.26%) Project Management
4 10 (9.26%) Separation of Concerns
5 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 9 (8.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 8 (7.41%) Scrum
7 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.48%) Wireframes
8 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 6 (5.56%) Validation
9 5 (4.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 5 (4.63%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Measurement
9 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) C#
2 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.04%) SQL
4 8 (7.41%) ES6
5 6 (5.56%) ES7
5 6 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (4.63%) Java
6 5 (4.63%) R
6 5 (4.63%) Scala
7 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Go
9 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Adobe
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Tektronix
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Samsung