The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 62 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.64% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£800 £105 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+661.90% -68.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £17.69 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +17.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 157 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.90% 25.45% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 108 154
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Social Media
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) B2B
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) E-business
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Head of Software Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) B2B
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree