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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Media
England / West Midlands
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.37% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £32.26
% change year-on-year - -69.00%  

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

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 617 648 689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.46% 24.07% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 384 370
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 74
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Digital Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Media in the West Midlands

Digital Media
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Digital Media.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Digital Media
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriter
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Copywriter
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP