Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 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
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 582 672 732
Rank change year-on-year +90 +60 -54
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 24 190 148
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 162 116
Median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15,090 29,284 32,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.48% 32.03% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,263 18,778 21,239
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 1,013 1,024
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -6.61% +9.75%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.75 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.83 £51.25 £50.73
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +21.62% -13.25% +18.47%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Digital Media as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Digital Media.

Daily rate trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Digital Media over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Digital Media.

Hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Digital Media over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
England +82 23 £444 +10.94% 7
London +88 21 £444 -1.39% 4
Work from Home +10 2 £400 +28.00%
UK excluding London +99 1 - - 4
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 14 (58.33%) Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) Video\Live Streaming
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) Azure
4 6 (25.00%) AWS
5 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Adobe
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
5 5 (20.83%) Server Patching
5 5 (20.83%) Tech Ops
5 5 (20.83%) Server Management
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Social Media
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) SEO
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Google
7 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) User Experience
7 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (8.33%) Monetization

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Sketch
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.17%) Figma
3 1 (4.17%) InVision
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) AWS
1 6 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) AdWords
4 1 (4.17%) GCP
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.17%) CircleCI
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 14 (58.33%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Designer
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Broadcast Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Video On Demand Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Content Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Executive
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Email Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Email Executive
4 1 (4.17%) Email Marketing Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Email Marketing Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Email Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Framer.js
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Material Design
2 1 (4.17%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (16.67%) Social Media
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) BBC
4 2 (8.33%) Blog
4 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
2 5 (20.83%) Server Management
2 5 (20.83%) Server Patching
2 5 (20.83%) Tech Ops
3 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Brand Management
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Email Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
1 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Brandwatch
4 1 (4.17%) Crimson Hexagon
4 1 (4.17%) DeepCrawl
4 1 (4.17%) Pardot
4 1 (4.17%) Screaming Frog