The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 42
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.85% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 48 54 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 22.86% 22.41% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 55
Median daily rate £425 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.58% -71.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in Somerset