Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 18 August 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 West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 189 178
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +26
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 27 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.036% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 0.13% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 25
South West median daily rate £323 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.38% +40.35% -10.94%
10th Percentile £263 £328 £230
90th Percentile £453 £473 £348
England median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £87.25 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +398.57% +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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,465 1,529 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.61% 27.90% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 943 1,169
South West median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 126
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +17.73% -4.00%
10th Percentile £16.82 £12.79 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £46.10
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the South West

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the South West

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the South West

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the South West

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Bristol +1 16 £394 -1.56% 11
Devon - 9 £320 -
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £320 - 1
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 West region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 23 (85.19%) Telecoms
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) Puppet
8 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (25.93%) Ansible
8 7 (25.93%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
11 4 (14.81%) NUnit
11 4 (14.81%) Node.js
11 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (11.11%) HTML5
12 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (11.11%) D3.js
12 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (11.11%) DevOps
12 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.70%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DAB
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Skype
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 23 (85.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Django Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Print Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) Node.js
4 3 (11.11%) D3.js
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) Django
5 2 (7.41%) Flask
5 2 (7.41%) Pandas
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Flash
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.70%) Pixi.js
6 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.70%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
1 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.70%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Email Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Game Development
8 1 (3.70%) Infographics
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Kanban
8 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Python
6 5 (18.52%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) Korn
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Ansible
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft