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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 179 133 186
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +53
Contract jobs citing Social Media 29 66 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 1.14% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 3.03% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -62.55%
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
2208 2178 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.71% 37.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1581 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.81 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Marketing
3 12 (19.35%) CSS
3 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 12 (19.35%) User Experience
4 11 (17.74%) Analytics
4 11 (17.74%) HTML5
5 10 (16.13%) Android
5 10 (16.13%) Twitter
5 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) JSON
5 10 (16.13%) jQuery
6 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 9 (14.52%) XML
6 9 (14.52%) Facebook
7 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
7 8 (12.90%) Node.js
7 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.90%) Photoshop
7 8 (12.90%) SEO
7 8 (12.90%) Finance
7 8 (12.90%) Content Management
8 7 (11.29%) TDD
8 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (11.29%) Java
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (12.90%) Node.js
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Drupal
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Heroku
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) CTI
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.61%) WebEx
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.23%) Redis
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Mocha
1 6 (9.68%) QUnit
1 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
1 6 (9.68%) Grunt
1 6 (9.68%) Bower
1 6 (9.68%) webpack
1 6 (9.68%) gulp
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.23%) JMeter
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 16 (25.81%) Marketing
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Copywriter
6 3 (4.84%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) CRM Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 12 (19.35%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) HTML5
4 10 (16.13%) JSON
4 10 (16.13%) jQuery
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) XML
6 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.68%) CSS3
7 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
7 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
7 6 (9.68%) React
7 6 (9.68%) koa
7 6 (9.68%) Meteor
7 6 (9.68%) bluebird
8 5 (8.06%) RESTful
9 4 (6.45%) Android SDK
10 3 (4.84%) Twisted
11 2 (3.23%) SOAP
11 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
1 12 (19.35%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Blog
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Copywriting
4 3 (4.84%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.23%) IVR
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Podcast
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) iDTV
6 1 (1.61%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Android
2 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Analytics
3 8 (12.90%) SEO
3 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.90%) Content Management
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Pair Programming
5 6 (9.68%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) Dependency Management
5 6 (9.68%) Android Development
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (8.06%) Web Development
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.29%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) Python
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby
4 2 (3.23%) Scala
4 2 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.61%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Twitter
2 9 (14.52%) Facebook
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Informatica
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Pardot
5 2 (3.23%) ExactTarget
5 2 (3.23%) Conga
5 2 (3.23%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.61%) Reuters
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago