The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 18 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.17% 1.98% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 3.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £362 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +20.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -53.84%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 107 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.38% 52.97% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 78 167
Average daily rate £348 £590 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.10% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 16 (100.00%) Marketing
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) Content Management
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) Photoshop
4 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
5 9 (56.25%) Publishing
5 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (50.00%) CMS
6 8 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (50.00%) Graphic Design
6 8 (50.00%) Wiki
6 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Intranet
6 8 (50.00%) Internet
7 6 (37.50%) Project Management
8 5 (31.25%) C
8 5 (31.25%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
10 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
10 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 8 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Intranet
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (100.00%) Marketing
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.25%) Communications Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 8 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Content Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft