The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 52 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£650 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.18%
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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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
139 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.73% 30.02% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 83 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) FatWire
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) FatWire
1 2 (40.00%) Pega
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft