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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
London / City of London
Rank 144 129 163
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Contract jobs citing Social Media 9 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.61% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 19
Median daily rate £288 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £630 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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
1114 1241 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.49% 40.31% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 939 1552
Median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 28
Median hourly rate £22.13 £19.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +14.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.68 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 9 (45.00%) Analytics
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Symfony
5 3 (15.00%) Zend
5 3 (15.00%) CakePHP
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.00%) Facebook
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter
6 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Publishing
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Intranet
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ATG
6 2 (10.00%) CMS
6 2 (10.00%) SEO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) AdWords
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Endeca
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Developer
1 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (15.00%) Social Media Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Copywriter
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Executive
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Endeca Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Copywriter
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CakePHP
1 3 (15.00%) Symfony
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) DHTML
3 1 (5.00%) DWR
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.00%) SEO
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Zend
2 2 (10.00%) ATG
2 2 (10.00%) Facebook
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) RapidMiner
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