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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 149 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Contract jobs citing Social Media 50 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 1.18% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 25
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +30.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £228 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £523 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -29.24%
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
2038 2706 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.58% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 2000 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 67
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 34 (30.36%) HTML
2 30 (26.79%) Marketing
3 27 (24.11%) CSS
4 24 (21.43%) Project Management
5 23 (20.54%) Photoshop
6 22 (19.64%) Adobe
7 21 (18.75%) Analytics
8 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.96%) Android
10 17 (15.18%) Games
11 16 (14.29%) Flash
11 16 (14.29%) CRM
11 16 (14.29%) Blog
12 15 (13.39%) iPhone
12 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (13.39%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (13.39%) InDesign
13 14 (12.50%) QA
14 13 (11.61%) User Experience
14 13 (11.61%) SEO
14 13 (11.61%) PHP
15 12 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
15 12 (10.71%) New Media
16 11 (9.82%) Danish Language
16 11 (9.82%) Degree
16 11 (9.82%) QlikView
16 11 (9.82%) Online Games
16 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (9.82%) Online Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.82%) IBM Notes
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) WordPress
4 3 (2.68%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.89%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (20.54%) Photoshop
2 15 (13.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (13.39%) InDesign
3 10 (8.93%) MS Office
4 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.57%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.89%) SPSS
8 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Intranet
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.89%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) QlikView
2 5 (4.46%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) SQLite
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.79%) Azkaban
5 1 (0.89%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (26.79%) Marketing
2 17 (15.18%) Games
3 11 (9.82%) Danish Language
4 10 (8.93%) Publishing
5 4 (3.57%) Advertising
5 4 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
7 2 (1.79%) Finance
7 2 (1.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Designer
2 21 (18.75%) Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Digital Designer
4 9 (8.04%) Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Web Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.68%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.79%) Junior
9 2 (1.79%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (1.79%) Business Process Analyst
9 2 (1.79%) Account Manager
9 2 (1.79%) Web Editor
9 2 (1.79%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.36%) HTML
2 27 (24.11%) CSS
3 16 (14.29%) Flash
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
4 6 (5.36%) XML
5 5 (4.46%) HTML5
6 4 (3.57%) JSON
6 4 (3.57%) jQuery
6 4 (3.57%) RESTful
7 3 (2.68%) Symfony
7 3 (2.68%) Yii
7 3 (2.68%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (2.68%) UIKit
7 3 (2.68%) PhoneGap
7 3 (2.68%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.68%) REST
7 3 (2.68%) Cocoa
7 3 (2.68%) Ajax
7 3 (2.68%) SOAP
8 2 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Blog
2 15 (13.39%) iPhone
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.61%) User Experience
4 12 (10.71%) New Media
5 11 (9.82%) Online Games
6 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.36%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.68%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.79%) Statistics
9 2 (1.79%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.79%) Photography
9 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.79%) Wiki
10 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Android
2 10 (8.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Project Management
2 21 (18.75%) Analytics
3 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.29%) CRM
5 13 (11.61%) SEO
6 12 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
7 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (9.82%) Online Marketing
8 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.14%) Content Management
8 8 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 6 (5.36%) B2C
10 6 (5.36%) Scrum
11 5 (4.46%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.46%) OO
12 3 (2.68%) Time Management
12 3 (2.68%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) PHP
2 9 (8.04%) Java
3 7 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.68%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) SQL
6 2 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (0.89%) R
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Adobe
2 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.82%) Lotus
4 7 (6.25%) Facebook
5 5 (4.46%) Twitter
6 2 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle
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