The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 65 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.24% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.88% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
Social Media
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 227 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.39% 27.48% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.10 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DTS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Architect
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) EDI
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) New Media
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
1 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SAP