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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 40 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 2.20% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £290
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +63.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.88%
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
103 91 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.51% 26.45% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 76
Median daily rate £438 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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

Social Media
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management