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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 172 148 177
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing Social Media 25 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.90% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 2.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £168 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £565 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.58% -21.81%
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
1948 2264 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.83% 38.54% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1737 1808
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 55
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £48.11 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 12 (21.82%) CSS
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) User Experience
4 10 (18.18%) JSON
4 10 (18.18%) jQuery
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) Web Services
5 9 (16.36%) Node.js
5 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.36%) Analytics
6 8 (14.55%) CSS3
6 8 (14.55%) Backbone.js
6 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (14.55%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) XML
6 8 (14.55%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.55%) Finance
7 7 (12.73%) CRM
7 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
8 6 (10.91%) QUnit
8 6 (10.91%) Jasmine
8 6 (10.91%) Twitter
8 6 (10.91%) Ember.js
8 6 (10.91%) Mocha
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (10.91%) React

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 9 (16.36%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.64%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.82%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Force.com
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Heroku
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (3.64%) CTI
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.64%) Redis
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) QUnit
1 6 (10.91%) Jasmine
1 6 (10.91%) Mocha
1 6 (10.91%) webpack
1 6 (10.91%) Grunt
1 6 (10.91%) Bower
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Xcode
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (20.00%) Marketing
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Android Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.64%) iOS Developer
6 2 (3.64%) CRM Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 12 (21.82%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) JSON
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
4 9 (16.36%) Web Services
4 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
5 8 (14.55%) CSS3
5 8 (14.55%) Backbone.js
5 8 (14.55%) HTML5
5 8 (14.55%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) Ember.js
6 6 (10.91%) React
6 6 (10.91%) koa
6 6 (10.91%) Meteor
6 6 (10.91%) bluebird
7 4 (7.27%) REST
7 4 (7.27%) RESTful
8 3 (5.45%) Android SDK
8 3 (5.45%) Twisted
9 2 (3.64%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Blog
4 3 (5.45%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Animation
5 2 (3.64%) Copywriting
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Podcast
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Analytics
3 8 (14.55%) OO
3 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.73%) CRM
5 6 (10.91%) Dependency Management
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.91%) TDD
5 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
6 5 (9.09%) SEO
6 5 (9.09%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.27%) Android Development
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) PHP5
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.82%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.82%) Mesos
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Twitter
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Facebook
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Conga
4 2 (3.64%) Pardot
4 2 (3.64%) ExactTarget
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) Zend
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) Reuters
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
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Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 20 hours ago