The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 156 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 29 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 2.16% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £320 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -35.73%
Social Media
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1910 2176 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 38.21% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1571 1652
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (31.75%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) User Experience
4 16 (25.40%) CSS
5 14 (22.22%) OO
5 14 (22.22%) Marketing
5 14 (22.22%) HTML5
6 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.05%) JSON
8 11 (17.46%) jQuery
9 10 (15.87%) Node.js
9 10 (15.87%) CSS3
9 10 (15.87%) Backbone.js
9 10 (15.87%) XML
9 10 (15.87%) SQL
10 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 8 (12.70%) Analytics
11 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
11 8 (12.70%) CMS
12 7 (11.11%) Xcode
12 7 (11.11%) TDD
12 7 (11.11%) Web Services
12 7 (11.11%) Mocha
12 7 (11.11%) iPad
12 7 (11.11%) Jasmine
12 7 (11.11%) Grunt
12 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
13 6 (9.52%) Bower
13 6 (9.52%) Dependency Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (15.87%) Node.js
2 8 (12.70%) CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) WordPress
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.17%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.59%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (3.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Xcode
1 7 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 7 (11.11%) Grunt
1 7 (11.11%) Mocha
2 6 (9.52%) QUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Bower
3 2 (3.17%) CasperJS
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
2 4 (6.35%) Publishing
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 7 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) HTML
2 16 (25.40%) CSS
3 14 (22.22%) HTML5
4 12 (19.05%) JSON
5 11 (17.46%) jQuery
6 10 (15.87%) XML
6 10 (15.87%) CSS3
6 10 (15.87%) Backbone.js
7 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.11%) Web Services
9 6 (9.52%) Ember.js
10 5 (7.94%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (7.94%) Cocoa
11 4 (6.35%) REST
12 3 (4.76%) RESTful
12 3 (4.76%) Android SDK
12 3 (4.76%) Ajax
12 3 (4.76%) Symfony
13 2 (3.17%) SOAP
13 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) User Experience
2 7 (11.11%) iPad
3 5 (7.94%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.94%) iPhone
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Blog
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.17%) Animation
7 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.59%) W3C
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Podcast
7 1 (1.59%) Social Network
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.59%) Open Source
7 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) OO
3 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.70%) Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) SEO
6 6 (9.52%) Web Design
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
6 6 (9.52%) Dependency Management
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) Content Management
8 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.76%) MapReduce
9 3 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 6 (9.52%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) PHP
4 5 (7.94%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) PHP5
6 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) VCP4
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (4.76%) Mesos
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.59%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Facebook
1 5 (7.94%) Twitter
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) Omniture
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago