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 3 months to 25 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 1.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 3.81% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 0
Median daily rate £550 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +1.92% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 385 577 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.18% 32.65% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 317 222
Median daily rate £390 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.90 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 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 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) RightScale
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) RightScale