The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.84% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+166.56% +45.45%
Social Media
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.08% 27.58% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £46.07 £11.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.60% -72.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the Bedfordshire region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire