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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 142 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Contract jobs citing Social Media 55 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% 1.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £257 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-44.18% +43.33%
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
1712 2343 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.43% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1716 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 35 (32.41%) HTML
2 29 (26.85%) Marketing
3 28 (25.93%) CSS
4 25 (23.15%) Photoshop
4 25 (23.15%) Adobe
5 23 (21.30%) Project Management
6 21 (19.44%) Android
7 20 (18.52%) Analytics
7 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.67%) Flash
8 18 (16.67%) InDesign
9 17 (15.74%) iPhone
9 17 (15.74%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (14.81%) Blog
10 16 (14.81%) CRM
11 14 (12.96%) QA
12 13 (12.04%) Games
12 13 (12.04%) PHP
13 12 (11.11%) SEO
13 12 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
13 12 (11.11%) New Media
14 11 (10.19%) Online Marketing
14 11 (10.19%) Danish Language
14 11 (10.19%) QlikView
14 11 (10.19%) Online Games
14 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (10.19%) WebTrends
14 11 (10.19%) BMC PATROL
14 11 (10.19%) Lotus
14 11 (10.19%) IBM Notes

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 11 (10.19%) IBM Notes
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) WordPress
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.85%) Drupal
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Photoshop
2 18 (16.67%) InDesign
3 17 (15.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (9.26%) MS Office
5 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
6 4 (3.70%) Acrobat
6 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Intranet
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) QlikView
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 3 (2.78%) SQLite
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.85%) Azkaban
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.93%) OLAP
5 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (26.85%) Marketing
2 13 (12.04%) Games
3 11 (10.19%) Danish Language
4 9 (8.33%) Publishing
5 5 (4.63%) Advertising
6 3 (2.78%) Legal
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.85%) Finance
8 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Designer
2 18 (16.67%) Digital Designer
2 18 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (8.33%) Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 5 (4.63%) Web Manager
6 4 (3.70%) iOS Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Process Analyst
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (1.85%) Website Manager
8 2 (1.85%) Junior
8 2 (1.85%) Account Manager
8 2 (1.85%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.41%) HTML
2 28 (25.93%) CSS
3 18 (16.67%) Flash
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) XML
5 5 (4.63%) HTML5
6 4 (3.70%) JSON
6 4 (3.70%) jQuery
6 4 (3.70%) RESTful
7 3 (2.78%) Symfony
7 3 (2.78%) Yii
7 3 (2.78%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.78%) REST
7 3 (2.78%) SOAP
7 3 (2.78%) Cocoa
7 3 (2.78%) Ajax
7 3 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (2.78%) UIKit
7 3 (2.78%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) iPhone
2 16 (14.81%) Blog
3 12 (11.11%) New Media
4 11 (10.19%) Online Games
5 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.56%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.85%) Wiki
8 2 (1.85%) Statistics
8 2 (1.85%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.85%) Photography
8 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.93%) CCTV
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) Android
2 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Project Management
2 20 (18.52%) Analytics
3 16 (14.81%) CRM
4 12 (11.11%) SEO
4 12 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
5 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (10.19%) Online Marketing
6 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.41%) Content Management
7 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.48%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.63%) OO
9 5 (4.63%) Scrum
9 5 (4.63%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.70%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.78%) Workflow
11 3 (2.78%) Migration
11 3 (2.78%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) PHP
2 8 (7.41%) Java
3 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) R
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Adobe
2 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.19%) Lotus
4 8 (7.41%) Facebook
5 6 (5.56%) Twitter
6 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Google
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