Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 20 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 172 232
Rank change year-on-year -24 +60 -38
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 6 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 2.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 47 11
North West median daily rate £140 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +5.26% +9.02%
10th Percentile £135 £220 £313
90th Percentile £379 £450 £388
England median daily rate £350 £350 £386
% change year-on-year - -9.39% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North West median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £33.83
% change year-on-year +16.67% -55.66% +132.63%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1664 2211 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.23% 32.59% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1419 1439
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 87 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £44.85 £46.21
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Digital Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the North West

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the North West

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the North West

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the North West

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester +5 6 £140 -60.00%
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) Express
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) npm
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Icinga
4 1 (16.67%) LXC
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) npm
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Express
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Icinga
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe