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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
London / City of London
Rank 140 124 163
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +39
Contract jobs citing Social Media 13 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.89% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 23
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £190 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £16.28 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +35.66%

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
1038 1219 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.29% 38.30% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 941 1512
Median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 32
Median hourly rate £20.38 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +3.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £25.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 9 (37.50%) Analytics
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Twitter
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) SEO
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (12.50%) Symfony
5 3 (12.50%) Zend
5 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.33%) Music Industry
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.33%) Facebook
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce

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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) AdWords
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Endeca
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Music Industry
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Graduate
3 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Campaign Executive
4 1 (4.17%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Scientist
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
2 3 (12.50%) Symfony
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) DHTML
4 1 (4.17%) DWR
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.33%) Pay per click
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) A/B Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.17%) Personalization
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Twitter
2 3 (12.50%) Zend
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) ATG
3 2 (8.33%) Facebook
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) RapidMiner
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