Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 191 193
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.096% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 0.36% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 13
South West median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £258 £304 £240
90th Percentile £464 £458 £348
England median daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +1.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +46.67% -37.84%

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 1,193 1,404 1,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.87% 26.82% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 883 1,126
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £570 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 109
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.72 £12.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.20
England median hourly rate £22.54 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -6.38% +16.67%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +4 12 £375 +15.38% 35
Devon - 5 £275 - 2
Wiltshire +10 1 £320 -14.67% 1
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Puppet
4 5 (27.78%) Ansible
4 5 (27.78%) Docker
4 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) NUnit
5 4 (22.22%) Korn
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) GCP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium

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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) MailChimp
3 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DAB
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Artworker
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Print Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Digital TV
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) MPEG
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Infographics
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Korn
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GCP
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft