The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
99 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.34% 23.31% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 32
Average daily rate £425 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £249 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA