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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 166 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 29 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.68% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.80% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £160 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £9.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -47.05%
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
1973 2385 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.35% 37.89% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1789 1758
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.10 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 24 April 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 20 (33.33%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) Marketing
4 13 (21.67%) JSON
4 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) HTML5
4 13 (21.67%) User Experience
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) Node.js
6 10 (16.67%) CSS3
6 10 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 10 (16.67%) Analytics
6 10 (16.67%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) XML
6 10 (16.67%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (13.33%) SEO
8 8 (13.33%) Finance
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
9 7 (11.67%) CRM
9 7 (11.67%) Mocha
9 7 (11.67%) Grunt
9 7 (11.67%) Jasmine
10 6 (10.00%) Twitter
10 6 (10.00%) QUnit
10 6 (10.00%) Ember.js

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (16.67%) Node.js
2 6 (10.00%) CMS
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.33%) WordPress
5 2 (3.33%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Force.com
5 1 (1.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) CTI
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Mocha
1 7 (11.67%) Grunt
1 7 (11.67%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.00%) QUnit
2 6 (10.00%) Bower
2 6 (10.00%) webpack
3 3 (5.00%) Xcode
4 2 (3.33%) CasperJS
4 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 14 (23.33%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Advertising
4 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.67%) German Language
7 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) CRM Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
3 13 (21.67%) JSON
3 13 (21.67%) HTML5
4 12 (20.00%) jQuery
5 10 (16.67%) CSS3
5 10 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 10 (16.67%) Web Services
5 10 (16.67%) XML
6 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 6 (10.00%) React
7 6 (10.00%) koa
7 6 (10.00%) Meteor
7 6 (10.00%) bluebird
8 5 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (5.00%) Ajax
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) RESTful
9 3 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.67%) Blog
5 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
5 3 (5.00%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) IVR
6 2 (3.33%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) Podcast
7 1 (1.67%) W3C
7 1 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) Analytics
2 10 (16.67%) OO
3 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.33%) SEO
5 7 (11.67%) TDD
5 7 (11.67%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 5 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Content Management
9 3 (5.00%) MVC
9 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) PHP5
6 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (5.00%) Mesos
4 2 (3.33%) OpenIDM
4 2 (3.33%) OpenAM
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Twitter
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Facebook
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.33%) Pardot
4 2 (3.33%) ExactTarget
4 2 (3.33%) Conga
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) Dell
4 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.67%) Omniture
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) Reuters
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago