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 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
UK
Rank 513 454 458
Rank change year-on-year -59 +4  
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 83 190 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 1.16% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 161 76
Median daily rate £408 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.48%  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14497 16421 15905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.98% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9339 10703 9623
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 557 661
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £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

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
England -68 78 £408 +5.16% 85
London -31 50 £450 +9.75% 35
South East +18 14 £363 +11.53% 11
City of London -4 6 £344 -9.90% 6
Kent +10 4 £350 +20.68%
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 +6.66% 1
South West -1 4 £325 +18.18% 33
Berkshire +20 3 £375 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £325 -27.77%
Edinburgh +20 2 £262 -38.41%
Scotland +20 2 £262 -36.58%
Cambridge +7 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £325 -
Bristol +5 2 £313 +4.16% 20
East of England -5 2 £325 +8.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
South Wales - 2 £413 - 3
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Wales - 2 £413 - 4
Cheshire +27 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Reading +17 1 £375 +177.77% 1
North West +13 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Surrey +11 1 - - 8
West Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Leeds -1 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -11 1 £500 +33.33%
North East -13 1 £500 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -13 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £375 -

Digital Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 55 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.14%) HTML
2 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
3 37 (22.16%) Java
4 36 (21.56%) CSS
5 31 (18.56%) Telecoms
5 31 (18.56%) Web Development
6 30 (17.96%) Marketing
7 26 (15.57%) PHP
8 25 (14.97%) Analytics
9 24 (14.37%) CRM
10 23 (13.77%) Linux
11 21 (12.57%) Web Services
11 21 (12.57%) HTML5
12 20 (11.98%) RESTful
12 20 (11.98%) Google
13 19 (11.38%) C#
13 19 (11.38%) .NET
13 19 (11.38%) HTTP
13 19 (11.38%) Adobe
13 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (10.78%) Front End Development
14 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
15 16 (9.58%) Python
15 16 (9.58%) Degree
15 16 (9.58%) jQuery
16 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (8.98%) Ruby
16 15 (8.98%) TDD
17 14 (8.38%) SQL

Digital Media
Top Related 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 13 (7.78%) CMS
2 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.59%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.99%) Confluence
3 5 (2.99%) Drupal
4 4 (2.40%) Apache
4 4 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.40%) WordPress
5 3 (1.80%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.80%) nginx
5 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) Moodle
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.80%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.59%) Google Tag Manager
3 9 (5.39%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.40%) BlueKai
6 4 (2.40%) Office 365
6 4 (2.40%) Trello
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.38%) HTTP
2 14 (8.38%) Network Security
3 7 (4.19%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) DNS
4 4 (2.40%) Intranet
5 3 (1.80%) SNMP
6 2 (1.20%) Broadband
6 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.20%) SSH
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) BGP
7 1 (0.60%) Extranet
7 1 (0.60%) FTP
7 1 (0.60%) MPLS
7 1 (0.60%) OSPF
7 1 (0.60%) Skype
7 1 (0.60%) SMTP
7 1 (0.60%) VLAN
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) MS Access
2 9 (5.39%) MySQL
3 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) Flink
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.20%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.19%) JIRA
3 6 (3.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.40%) Selenium
5 4 (2.40%) Subversion
5 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.80%) Maven
6 3 (1.80%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.20%) GitLab
7 2 (1.20%) GoCD
7 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.60%) nodeunit
8 1 (0.60%) NuGet
8 1 (0.60%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (18.56%) Telecoms
2 30 (17.96%) Marketing
3 12 (7.19%) Finance
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
5 6 (3.59%) Publishing
6 5 (2.99%) Advertising
6 5 (2.99%) Retail
7 3 (1.80%) Billing
8 2 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Developer
2 18 (10.78%) Analyst
3 10 (5.99%) Web Developer
4 9 (5.39%) C# Developer
5 8 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.19%) .NET Developer
6 7 (4.19%) Architect
6 7 (4.19%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.59%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.59%) PHP Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.99%) Android Developer
8 5 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (2.99%) Web Analyst
8 5 (2.99%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.14%) HTML
2 36 (21.56%) CSS
3 21 (12.57%) HTML5
3 21 (12.57%) Web Services
4 20 (11.98%) RESTful
5 19 (11.38%) .NET
6 16 (9.58%) jQuery
7 14 (8.38%) CSS3
7 14 (8.38%) Node.js
8 12 (7.19%) XML
9 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET
10 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (4.19%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.19%) Regular Expression
12 5 (2.99%) JSON
12 5 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.99%) WCF
13 4 (2.40%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.78%) User Experience
4 11 (6.59%) Social Media
5 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.99%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) W3C
8 3 (1.80%) BBC
8 3 (1.80%) Equities
8 3 (1.80%) SCADA
8 3 (1.80%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) iPhone
9 2 (1.20%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.20%) New Media
9 2 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Android
2 11 (6.59%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.56%) Web Development
3 25 (14.97%) Analytics
4 24 (14.37%) CRM
5 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
5 18 (10.78%) Front End Development
6 15 (8.98%) TDD
7 14 (8.38%) ERP
8 13 (7.78%) Data Management
8 13 (7.78%) Scrum
8 13 (7.78%) Web Analytics
9 12 (7.19%) MVC
10 11 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (5.99%) BDD
11 10 (5.99%) OO
11 10 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.39%) DevOps
13 8 (4.79%) Data Governance
13 8 (4.79%) Project Management
13 8 (4.79%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
2 37 (22.16%) Java
3 26 (15.57%) PHP
4 19 (11.38%) C#
5 16 (9.58%) Python
6 15 (8.98%) Ruby
7 14 (8.38%) SQL
8 11 (6.59%) C++
9 8 (4.79%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.59%) C
11 5 (2.99%) SPARQL
11 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.20%) Go
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (1.20%) XAML
13 1 (0.60%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.60%) ES6
13 1 (0.60%) Perl
13 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) CCNP
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.60%) MBA
2 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) SDET
4 1 (0.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.80%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Ansible
1 8 (4.79%) Puppet
2 6 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Cacti
3 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (11.98%) Google
2 19 (11.38%) Adobe
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle
5 5 (2.99%) Cognos
6 4 (2.40%) Tealeaf
6 4 (2.40%) VMware
7 3 (1.80%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.80%) Pega
7 3 (1.80%) SAP
7 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.20%) Facebook
8 2 (1.20%) hybris
8 2 (1.20%) Omniture
8 2 (1.20%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.20%) Twitter
8 2 (1.20%) Zend
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
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