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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 227 229
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 9 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.62% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 17
Median daily rate £325 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £177 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -61.90%  

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 2572 3023 3018
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 31.09% 31.08% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1854 1602
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 132 151
Median hourly rate £18.26 £23.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.60% +29.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.57 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire +15 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £325 -16.12%
Surrey -2 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (60.87%) Adobe
1 14 (60.87%) Analytics
2 13 (56.52%) Marketing
3 12 (52.17%) Web Analytics
4 11 (47.83%) Google
5 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) Google Tag Manager
7 8 (34.78%) Tag Management
7 8 (34.78%) HTTP
7 8 (34.78%) MS Access
7 8 (34.78%) Data Governance
8 7 (30.43%) Regular Expression
8 7 (30.43%) Data Management
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Behavioural Targeting
9 6 (26.09%) Social Media
9 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (26.09%) Multivariate Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
10 5 (21.74%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) Cognos
11 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (17.39%) CRM
11 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) 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 (13.04%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (8.70%) Unica
2 2 (8.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Power BI
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Web Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Web Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Publishing Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Regular Expression
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
5 1 (4.35%) Symfony
5 1 (4.35%) Twig
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Social Media
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) SCADA
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Analytics
2 12 (52.17%) Web Analytics
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) Data Governance
4 8 (34.78%) Tag Management
5 7 (30.43%) Data Management
6 6 (26.09%) Behavioural Targeting
6 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) Multivariate Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) SEO
9 3 (13.04%) SOA
10 2 (8.70%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Adobe
2 11 (47.83%) Google
3 5 (21.74%) Cognos
4 4 (17.39%) Omniture
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Tealeaf
6 2 (8.70%) comScore
6 2 (8.70%) Facebook
6 2 (8.70%) Guidewire
6 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Pega
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com