The 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.86%
Social Media
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.93% 18.88% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 41
Average daily rate £315 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.88 £10.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.75% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £17.20 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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