Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 347 324
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 +20
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 10 27 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.55% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 57
South East median daily rate £330 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £153 £165
90th Percentile £399 £494 £480
England median daily rate £380 £376 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +7.50% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
South East median hourly rate - £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +94.44% -78.82%
England median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -62.50%

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 5,476 4,951 5,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.13% 30.87% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,127 2,832 3,627
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 269 301
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.58 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Berkshire -18 9 £335 -10.67% 1
Thames Valley -30 9 £335 -4.29% 3
Middlesex - 1 £250 -
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Artworker
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SEO Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (10.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) STB
2 1 (10.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) SAP