The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 127 180 178
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 68 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 1.68% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1775 2322 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.48% 32.67% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1679 1908
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £48.45 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Social Media
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 41 (38.32%) HTML
2 34 (31.78%) CSS
3 30 (28.04%) Marketing
4 27 (25.23%) Photoshop
4 27 (25.23%) Adobe
5 23 (21.50%) Project Management
5 23 (21.50%) Android
6 20 (18.69%) Flash
6 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.69%) InDesign
7 19 (17.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (17.76%) iPhone
8 17 (15.89%) Analytics
9 16 (14.95%) CRM
10 13 (12.15%) PHP
10 13 (12.15%) QA
10 13 (12.15%) Blog
11 12 (11.21%) Games
11 12 (11.21%) Content Management
11 12 (11.21%) SEO
11 12 (11.21%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (11.21%) New Media
12 11 (10.28%) Online Marketing
12 11 (10.28%) Online Games
12 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (10.28%) Lotus
12 11 (10.28%) WebTrends
12 11 (10.28%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (10.28%) IBM Notes
12 11 (10.28%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.28%) IBM Notes
2 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) WordPress
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) Photoshop
2 20 (18.69%) InDesign
3 19 (17.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (9.35%) MS Office
5 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
6 4 (3.74%) Acrobat
7 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Intranet
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
3 3 (2.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) QlikView
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) SQLite
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
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%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (3.74%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (28.04%) Marketing
2 12 (11.21%) Games
3 11 (10.28%) Danish Language
4 7 (6.54%) Publishing
5 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 6 (5.61%) Advertising
6 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Finance
7 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Designer
2 23 (21.50%) Digital Designer
3 14 (13.08%) Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.48%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Web Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.80%) iOS Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Content Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Social Media Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Marketing Executive
9 2 (1.87%) Copywriter
9 2 (1.87%) User Experience Designer
9 2 (1.87%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.32%) HTML
2 34 (31.78%) CSS
3 20 (18.69%) Flash
4 7 (6.54%) jQuery
5 6 (5.61%) Web Services
5 6 (5.61%) HTML5
6 5 (4.67%) XML
7 4 (3.74%) JSON
7 4 (3.74%) Symfony
7 4 (3.74%) REST
7 4 (3.74%) Yii
7 4 (3.74%) RESTful
8 3 (2.80%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (2.80%) UIKit
8 3 (2.80%) iOS SDK
8 3 (2.80%) CSS3
8 3 (2.80%) SOAP
8 3 (2.80%) Cocoa
8 3 (2.80%) Ajax
9 2 (1.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) iPhone
2 13 (12.15%) Blog
3 12 (11.21%) New Media
4 11 (10.28%) Online Games
5 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.61%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.80%) Statistics
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.87%) Wiki
7 2 (1.87%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.87%) Photography
7 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.93%) CCTV
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Android
2 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) Project Management
2 17 (15.89%) Analytics
3 16 (14.95%) CRM
4 12 (11.21%) SEO
4 12 (11.21%) Content Management
4 12 (11.21%) Marketing Strategy
5 11 (10.28%) Online Marketing
5 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.61%) OO
10 5 (4.67%) Scrum
10 5 (4.67%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.80%) Workflow
12 3 (2.80%) Migration
12 3 (2.80%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) PHP
2 8 (7.48%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.80%) C++
4 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.87%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) Scala
6 1 (0.93%) R
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Adobe
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.28%) Lotus
4 7 (6.54%) Twitter
5 5 (4.67%) Facebook
6 2 (1.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Google
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £31 - £42 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £19 - £25 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago