Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Media over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 171 162
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9 +12
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 42 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 2.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 25
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -50.00% +116.67%
10th Percentile £216 £185 £600
90th Percentile £400 £423 £700
England median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year - -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £33.83
% change year-on-year +16.67% -55.66% +132.63%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1343 1726 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.75% 28.00% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 1051 812
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +8.59% +3.93%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £522 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 83 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -9.09% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £32.69 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Digital Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Media in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Media in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Media in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Media in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +32 40 £300 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire +2 2 £388 +29.17%
Digital Media
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 23 (54.76%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (50.00%) Spring
3 21 (50.00%) Maven
3 21 (50.00%) Java SE
4 19 (45.24%) Front End Development
4 19 (45.24%) jQuery
4 19 (45.24%) HTML5
4 19 (45.24%) CSS3
4 19 (45.24%) CSS
4 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 19 (45.24%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Windows
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.76%) SLA

Digital Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (45.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (42.86%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Java SE
1 21 (50.00%) Spring
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) CSS
2 19 (45.24%) CSS3
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 19 (45.24%) HTML5
2 19 (45.24%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 19 (45.24%) Front End Development
3 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) IT Strategy
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
4 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle