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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
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
87 123 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.72% 24.85% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 32
Average daily rate £330 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +236.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA