The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 128 125
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.26% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £262 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £32.26
% change year-on-year - -69.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 564 783 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.47% 30.24% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 429 383
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +116.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Scotland

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in Scotland

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in Scotland

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 2 £262 -38.41%
Digital Media
UK

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Moodle
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) New Media
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) e-Learning

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA