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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
England / South West
Rank 136 135 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.37% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.50 £32.26
% change year-on-year - -67.45%  

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 639 817 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.60% 28.24% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 524 429
Median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 45
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Bristol +5 2 £313 +4.16% 20
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Digital Media
England

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Drupal
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) CCTV
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) SAS
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

Digital Media
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Email Campaign Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) CHAID
4 1 (7.14%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) Capita
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) VMware