Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 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
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 625 596
Rank change year-on-year -42 -29 -90
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 191 220 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.70% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 185 257
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £229
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
UK median hourly rate - £14.25 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.12% +18.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year - -21.14% -21.18%

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 33,597 31,400 35,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.40% 32.72% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,469 20,480 22,721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £244
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,121 1,344
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.47 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +18.69%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the UK

Digital Media
Top 14 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 17 February 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
England -52 177 £350 -6.67% 130
UK excluding London +6 101 £325 -7.14% 76
London -57 85 £525 +27.27% 56
Midlands +50 66 £300 -14.29% 14
West Midlands +59 65 £300 -14.29% 6
South West +9 11 £375 +25.00% 32
North of England +9 7 £350 -7.89% 12
Scotland -11 6 £400 -20.00% 1
North West +5 5 £425 +21.43% 7
East of England -29 4 £500 +53.85% 2
South East -35 4 £203 -42.96% 14
Wales +5 3 £425 +9.68% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £280 -28.21% 5
East Midlands -11 1 £475 +26.67% 8

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (49.74%) TDD
3 76 (39.79%) Java
4 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
5 46 (24.08%) HTML
5 46 (24.08%) CSS
6 40 (20.94%) Front End Development
7 39 (20.42%) CSS3
7 39 (20.42%) HTML5
8 35 (18.32%) jQuery
8 35 (18.32%) Spring
8 35 (18.32%) Web Services
9 31 (16.23%) Maven
10 30 (15.71%) Java SE
11 27 (14.14%) Marketing
12 24 (12.57%) Docker
13 23 (12.04%) Microservices
14 22 (11.52%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (11.52%) Python
15 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (8.90%) Telecoms
16 17 (8.90%) Linux
16 17 (8.90%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.38%) Scrum
17 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (7.85%) Configuration Management
18 15 (7.85%) DevOps
18 15 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (7.85%) Ansible
19 14 (7.33%) 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 12 (6.28%) Apache
2 8 (4.19%) CMS
3 6 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (3.14%) Confluence
4 3 (1.57%) Drupal
4 3 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.52%) InDesign
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (5.76%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (5.76%) Serverless
3 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.57%) npm
5 2 (1.05%) Firebase
5 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.05%) IaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) Office 365
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Slack
6 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) Internet
2 3 (1.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.05%) DAB
3 2 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Skype
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.14%) Big Data
2 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.09%) MySQL
4 3 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (16.23%) Maven
2 12 (6.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.14%) JIRA
4 6 (3.14%) Selenium
5 4 (2.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.57%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.05%) git-flow
7 2 (1.05%) Gradle
7 2 (1.05%) Subversion
8 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.52%) gulp
8 1 (0.52%) Mockito
8 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 27 (14.14%) Marketing
2 17 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.81%) Finance
4 8 (4.19%) Retail
5 6 (3.14%) Advertising
6 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 4 (2.09%) Banking
6 4 (2.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.57%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 112 (58.64%) Developer
2 40 (20.94%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (16.23%) Lead Developer
5 19 (9.95%) Consultant
6 14 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (5.76%) Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (4.19%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.14%) Architect
9 6 (3.14%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.09%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.09%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.09%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.08%) CSS
1 46 (24.08%) HTML
2 39 (20.42%) CSS3
2 39 (20.42%) HTML5
3 35 (18.32%) jQuery
3 35 (18.32%) Spring
3 35 (18.32%) Web Services
4 30 (15.71%) Java SE
5 8 (4.19%) Node.js
6 7 (3.66%) .NET
6 7 (3.66%) RESTful
7 6 (3.14%) React
7 6 (3.14%) Sass
8 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.09%) SAML
8 4 (2.09%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.09%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (2.09%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.09%) Internet of Things
3 4 (2.09%) Social Media
3 4 (2.09%) User Experience
4 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.57%) PKI
4 3 (1.57%) Replication
4 3 (1.57%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.05%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Animation
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.52%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.90%) Linux
2 7 (3.66%) Windows
3 3 (1.57%) Android
3 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (49.74%) TDD
3 40 (20.94%) Front End Development
4 23 (12.04%) Microservices
5 22 (11.52%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (8.90%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.38%) Scrum
8 15 (7.85%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (7.85%) DevOps
9 14 (7.33%) Monetization
10 12 (6.28%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (5.76%) CRM
11 11 (5.76%) Open Source
11 11 (5.76%) Project Management
12 10 (5.24%) Analytics
13 8 (4.19%) BDD
13 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (39.79%) Java
2 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.52%) Python
4 9 (4.71%) C#
5 6 (3.14%) SQL
6 4 (2.09%) PHP
7 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) R
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Go
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
9 1 (0.52%) Korn
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.57%) CISA
1 3 (1.57%) CISM
1 3 (1.57%) CISSP
1 3 (1.57%) CRISC
1 3 (1.57%) Degree
1 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) APMP
2 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) GDPR
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (12.57%) Docker
2 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
3 1 (0.52%) LXC
3 1 (0.52%) Varnish
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.85%) Ansible
2 11 (5.76%) Mesos
3 10 (5.24%) Kibana
3 10 (5.24%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.57%) Puppet
6 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.52%) Icinga
7 1 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
1 10 (5.24%) Splunk
2 8 (4.19%) Oracle
3 6 (3.14%) Adobe
4 4 (2.09%) Omniture
4 4 (2.09%) SAP
5 3 (1.57%) CA
5 3 (1.57%) Google
5 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.05%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.52%) Remedy
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) VMware