The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.90% 23.41% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 20
Average daily rate £375 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.38 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Social Media
South Wales

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Social Media
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Web Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore