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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Digital Media
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 317 458
Rank change year-on-year -208 +141  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 76 369 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.69% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 2.06% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 321 138
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +1.92% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.93% -61.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England -204 68 £344 -1.78% 79
London -87 48 £363 -9.37% 32
South East -12 11 £225 -25.00% 12
Berkshire +15 8 £155 -20.51% 3
Wales -2 6 £425 +36.00%
South Wales -3 6 £425 +36.00%
City of London -42 5 £294 -21.66% 6
East of England -19 4 £230 -38.66% 1
Bracknell +9 3 £155 +19.23%
Newport - 3 £413 -
Scotland +40 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Cambridge +6 2 £230 -42.50%
Reading +4 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £230 -42.50%
Oxfordshire -6 2 £350 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh +16 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +9 1 £313 -3.84%
Yorkshire +5 1 £313 -10.71% 7
Glasgow +1 1 £450 +33.23%
Cardiff -3 1 £270 -13.60%
South West -8 1 £475 +58.33% 22
Hertfordshire -9 1 - -
Bristol -9 1 £475 +76.74% 9
Manchester -11 1 £550 +57.14%
Milton Keynes -13 1 £225 -43.75%
Buckinghamshire -22 1 £225 -25.00%
North West -24 1 £550 +57.14% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 47 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.04%) Telecoms
4 39 (24.53%) HTML
5 34 (21.38%) Marketing
6 33 (20.75%) CSS
7 28 (17.61%) Analytics
8 26 (16.35%) Java
9 22 (13.84%) HTML5
10 20 (12.58%) E-Commerce
10 20 (12.58%) Adobe
10 20 (12.58%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (11.95%) Google
11 19 (11.95%) Finance
11 19 (11.95%) Front End Development
12 18 (11.32%) CSS3
12 18 (11.32%) Python
12 18 (11.32%) Web Development
13 17 (10.69%) Degree
13 17 (10.69%) CRM
13 17 (10.69%) Social Media
14 16 (10.06%) Node.js
14 16 (10.06%) SQL
14 16 (10.06%) Project Management
14 16 (10.06%) CMS
15 15 (9.43%) .NET
15 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
16 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.81%) C#
16 14 (8.81%) Windows

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 16 (10.06%) CMS
2 6 (3.77%) Drupal
3 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.26%) nginx
5 2 (1.26%) SAS
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Kentico
6 1 (0.63%) Moodle
6 1 (0.63%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.26%) Unica
2 2 (1.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Google Analytics
2 9 (5.66%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.77%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.52%) BlueKai
5 3 (1.89%) AdWords
5 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.89%) Heroku
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.89%) Office 365
6 2 (1.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Trello
7 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 6 (3.77%) Internet
3 5 (3.14%) Network Security
4 4 (2.52%) DNS
5 2 (1.26%) SSH
5 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) BGP
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) Extranet
6 1 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.63%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) MPLS
6 1 (0.63%) OSPF
6 1 (0.63%) Skype
6 1 (0.63%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) MySQL
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.14%) Big Data
3 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) MS Access
4 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.26%) Flink
5 2 (1.26%) Power BI
5 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Redis
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.77%) JIRA
4 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.89%) gulp
6 3 (1.89%) Subversion
6 3 (1.89%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.26%) Babel
7 2 (1.26%) GoCD
7 2 (1.26%) Maven
7 2 (1.26%) Mocha
7 2 (1.26%) Selenium
7 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.26%) webpack
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) JUnit
8 1 (0.63%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (27.04%) Telecoms
2 34 (21.38%) Marketing
3 19 (11.95%) Finance
4 8 (5.03%) Advertising
5 7 (4.40%) Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) Legal
7 4 (2.52%) Electronics
7 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.52%) Publishing
8 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.26%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.63%) Automotive
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.63%) Front Office
10 1 (0.63%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (48.43%) Developer
2 15 (9.43%) Analyst
2 15 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.03%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.03%) Web Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Python Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Architect
8 5 (3.14%) Change Manager
8 5 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.14%) Web Analyst
8 5 (3.14%) Web Manager
9 4 (2.52%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Web Project Manager
10 3 (1.89%) Senior Change Analyst
10 3 (1.89%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.53%) HTML
2 33 (20.75%) CSS
3 22 (13.84%) HTML5
4 18 (11.32%) CSS3
5 16 (10.06%) Node.js
6 15 (9.43%) .NET
7 11 (6.92%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.92%) Sass
8 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.29%) jQuery
8 10 (6.29%) RESTful
9 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.66%) Web Services
10 7 (4.40%) WCF
11 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.14%) Django
12 5 (3.14%) LESS
12 5 (3.14%) React
12 5 (3.14%) XML
13 4 (2.52%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Social Media
2 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.77%) User Experience
6 5 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.52%) Equities
7 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.89%) SCADA
9 2 (1.26%) CCTV
9 2 (1.26%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.26%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) iPhone
9 2 (1.26%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.26%) Xbox
10 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Windows
2 13 (8.18%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Android
3 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.61%) Analytics
3 20 (12.58%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (12.58%) E-Commerce
4 19 (11.95%) Front End Development
5 18 (11.32%) Web Development
6 17 (10.69%) CRM
7 16 (10.06%) Project Management
8 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.92%) MVC
9 11 (6.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.92%) SEO
9 11 (6.92%) Web Analytics
10 10 (6.29%) TDD
11 8 (5.03%) Content Management
11 8 (5.03%) Data Management
11 8 (5.03%) Scrum
12 7 (4.40%) Copywriting
12 7 (4.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
2 26 (16.35%) Java
3 18 (11.32%) Python
4 16 (10.06%) SQL
5 14 (8.81%) C#
6 11 (6.92%) PHP
7 8 (5.03%) C++
7 8 (5.03%) Ruby
8 5 (3.14%) Perl
9 4 (2.52%) Go
10 3 (1.89%) C
10 3 (1.89%) R
11 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.26%) ES6
11 2 (1.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (1.26%) VBA
11 2 (1.26%) XAML
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) CCNP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Docker
2 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) NFS
3 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Ansible
2 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Adobe
2 19 (11.95%) Google
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.03%) Oracle
4 8 (5.03%) SAP
5 5 (3.14%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.52%) Omniture
7 3 (1.89%) comScore
7 3 (1.89%) Facebook
7 3 (1.89%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.89%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.89%) Pega
7 3 (1.89%) Tableau
7 3 (1.89%) Tealeaf
7 3 (1.89%) Twitter
7 3 (1.89%) VMware
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.26%) Kony
8 2 (1.26%) Sophos
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Shelter
Rate: £36,501 - £39,021 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Rate: £29,301 - £32,004 per annum; Grade 8: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago