Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 312 342
Rank change year-on-year -56 +30 -28
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 5 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.74% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 58
South East median daily rate £344 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% -10.00% -6.43%
10th Percentile £201 £263 £213
90th Percentile £426 £538 £700
England median daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £27.25
England median hourly rate - £15.00 £22.02
% change year-on-year - -31.86% +37.59%

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 4,871 4,582 5,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.54% 29.63% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,871 2,608 3,277
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +7.40%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 242 316
South East median hourly rate £25.35 £20.00 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.73% -9.60% +32.33%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.90 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £53.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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
East Sussex -5 2 £344 +5.77% 1
Thames Valley -22 2 £278 -14.62% 7
Oxfordshire -8 1 £400 +23.08%
Berkshire -18 1 £155 -22.50% 7
Surrey -28 1 - - 3
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Advertising
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) AdWords
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) Kenshoo
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) DoubleClick
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management

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 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Executive
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) React Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Ad Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Management
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Kenshoo
3 1 (20.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook