Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 323 336
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 26 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.35% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 57 35
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £153 £165 £205
90th Percentile £445 £480 £475
England median daily rate £376 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% -6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -78.82% +161.54%
10th Percentile £16.25 £9.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.55 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -62.50% +50.94%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4775 5697 5982
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.74% 30.54% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2745 3429 3243
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £219
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 290 309
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £24.50 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.47% +46.71% -16.50%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.33 £42.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Berkshire +22 16 £375 +92.31% 2
Oxfordshire -2 4 £438 +9.38%
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £300 -4.00%
Surrey -3 2 - - 4
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 14 (53.85%) Marketing
2 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) SEO
4 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (19.23%) Adobe
6 5 (19.23%) Advertising
6 5 (19.23%) Node.js
6 5 (19.23%) Social Media
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) CMS
8 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Omniture

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 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Unica
1 2 (7.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) BGP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) MPLS
1 1 (3.85%) OSPF
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Power BI
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Babel
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.85%) Mocha
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 14 (53.85%) Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Web Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Web Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Publishing Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SEO Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Web Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analytics Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
1 5 (19.23%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) Redux
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Social Media
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 2 (7.69%) iPhone
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) FMCG
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) SEO
3 5 (19.23%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Brand Management
5 2 (7.69%) HOOD
5 2 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Pay per click
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Omniture
4 2 (7.69%) comScore
4 2 (7.69%) Facebook
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com