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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 159 175 167
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 37 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.07% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+28.14% -33.28%
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
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (30.59%) Marketing
2 20 (23.53%) HTML
3 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.47%) Analytics
4 14 (16.47%) User Experience
5 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.12%) Project Management
6 12 (14.12%) CSS
7 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.94%) SEO
7 11 (12.94%) Blog
8 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 10 (11.76%) CMS
8 10 (11.76%) Games
8 10 (11.76%) SQL
8 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.59%) CRM
9 9 (10.59%) OO
9 9 (10.59%) Objective-C
9 9 (10.59%) iOS Development
10 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
10 8 (9.41%) HTML5
10 8 (9.41%) Publishing
10 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.24%) PHP
11 7 (8.24%) Content Management
11 7 (8.24%) Online Marketing
11 7 (8.24%) QA
12 6 (7.06%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (11.76%) CMS
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) Apache
5 3 (3.53%) WordPress
5 3 (3.53%) Node.js
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.35%) Drupal
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) SAS
7 1 (1.18%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) SPSS
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Intranet
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) QlikView
2 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.71%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Xcode
2 2 (2.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Mocha
3 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.18%) Grunt
3 1 (1.18%) CasperJS
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (30.59%) Marketing
2 10 (11.76%) Games
3 8 (9.41%) Publishing
4 6 (7.06%) Advertising
5 5 (5.88%) Danish Language
6 4 (4.71%) Finance
6 4 (4.71%) Legal
7 3 (3.53%) Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.18%) German Language
8 1 (1.18%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 9 (10.59%) Designer
2 9 (10.59%) iOS Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Analyst
3 6 (7.06%) PHP Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Consultant
6 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Digital Content Designer
7 2 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.35%) Content Editor
7 2 (2.35%) Marketing Executive
7 2 (2.35%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) HTML
2 12 (14.12%) CSS
3 8 (9.41%) HTML5
4 5 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (5.88%) XML
4 5 (5.88%) Cocoa
4 5 (5.88%) jQuery
5 4 (4.71%) Symfony
5 4 (4.71%) CSS3
5 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.53%) PhoneGap
6 3 (3.53%) Yii
6 3 (3.53%) REST
6 3 (3.53%) RESTful
6 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
7 2 (2.35%) Web Services
7 2 (2.35%) .NET
7 2 (2.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) User Experience
2 11 (12.94%) Blog
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.06%) New Media
4 6 (7.06%) iPad
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Online Games
5 5 (5.88%) iPhone
5 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.53%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.35%) Statistics
7 2 (2.35%) Wiki
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) W3C
8 1 (1.18%) Animation
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Open Source
8 1 (1.18%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.47%) Analytics
3 12 (14.12%) Project Management
4 11 (12.94%) SEO
5 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.59%) OO
6 9 (10.59%) CRM
6 9 (10.59%) iOS Development
7 7 (8.24%) Online Marketing
7 7 (8.24%) Content Management
8 6 (7.06%) Web Design
8 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (5.88%) B2C
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.71%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Social Media Marketing
10 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (3.53%) Migration
11 3 (3.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) Objective-C
4 7 (8.24%) PHP
5 5 (5.88%) C++
6 3 (3.53%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) PHP5
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (3.53%) Mesos
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.18%) OpenIDM
4 1 (1.18%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Lotus
2 5 (5.88%) Facebook
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.35%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Omniture
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
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