Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 24 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 141 136
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 7 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.82% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 11
Manchester median daily rate £140 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.38% +9.02% -5.00%
10th Percentile £135 £290 £313
90th Percentile £379 £451 £388
North West median daily rate £140 £360 £333
% change year-on-year -61.11% +8.27% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 890 1151 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.31% 32.52% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 751 581
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £213
90th Percentile £596 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 34 40
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £12.84 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.22 £37.76
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in Manchester

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Manchester

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in Manchester

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) Express
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) npm
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Social Media
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) npm
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Express
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Icinga
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe