Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 13 December 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 332 348
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 -27
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 14 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 62
South East median daily rate £369 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £153 £188 £213
90th Percentile £459 £528 £700
England median daily rate £375 £350 £389
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.97% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £33.83
% change year-on-year +16.67% -55.66% +111.44%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4940 4862 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.42% 29.77% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2893 2774 3452
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £220 £219 £225
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 283 321
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.20 £20.38 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.30% +10.57%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the South East

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the South East

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the South East

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the South East

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Thames Valley -29 10 £375 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -3 7 £375 +87.50% 2
Oxfordshire +6 2 £463 +42.31%
East Sussex +1 2 £344 +5.77% 1
Surrey -23 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -41 1 £225 -28.00%
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) SEO
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Advertising
5 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Social Media
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SEO Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Web Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Web Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (50.00%) SEO
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Kenshoo
3 1 (7.14%) DoubleClick
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware