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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 145 173 168
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 16 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.40% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 16
Median daily rate £338 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £317 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £274
% change year-on-year
- +27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.72%
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
1285 1997 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.58% 36.76% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 1558 1758
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, 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 11 (28.21%) Marketing
2 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Android
5 7 (17.95%) Games
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (15.38%) Android Development
6 6 (15.38%) Analytics
6 6 (15.38%) User Experience
6 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.82%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
7 5 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
7 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) SEO
7 5 (12.82%) Finance
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) NHS
8 4 (10.26%) C++
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) Google
8 4 (10.26%) Degree

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 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.56%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Gradle
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Robolectric
3 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (28.21%) Marketing
2 7 (17.95%) Games
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 4 (10.26%) Publishing
5 3 (7.69%) Advertising
6 2 (5.13%) Back Office
6 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.56%) Automotive
7 1 (2.56%) Electronics
7 1 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (2.56%) Retail
7 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Android Developer
3 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Content Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Content Editor
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Junior
5 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Junior Web Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) HTML5
3 4 (10.26%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) Akka
6 1 (2.56%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.56%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) Kafka
6 1 (2.56%) spray
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) UIKit
6 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.56%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) NHS
3 4 (10.26%) Online Games
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.56%) Animation
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Android Development
3 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) SEO
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Content Management
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CIPD
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Packer
1 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Google
1 4 (10.26%) Twitter
2 3 (7.69%) Facebook
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Sony