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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 168 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Social Media 42 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 1.74% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 34
Average daily rate £325 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2111 1949 2675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.66% 31.38% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1443 2001
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 (33.33%) HTML
2 23 (29.49%) CSS
3 21 (26.92%) Marketing
4 16 (20.51%) Retail
5 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) Content Management
6 13 (16.67%) jQuery
7 12 (15.38%) Degree
7 12 (15.38%) Adobe
8 11 (14.10%) InDesign
8 11 (14.10%) Analytics
9 9 (11.54%) Android
10 8 (10.26%) Facebook
10 8 (10.26%) Finance
10 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.26%) MS Office
10 8 (10.26%) Photoshop
11 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
11 7 (8.97%) Flash
11 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.97%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (8.97%) Digital Media
11 7 (8.97%) iPhone
12 6 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (7.69%) CSS3
12 6 (7.69%) HTML5
12 6 (7.69%) TDD
12 6 (7.69%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Node.js
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) InDesign
2 8 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) SMS
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) JBehave
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.28%) Hudson
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Calabash
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (26.92%) Marketing
2 16 (20.51%) Retail
3 8 (10.26%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Advertising
5 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) German Language
6 2 (2.56%) French Language
6 2 (2.56%) Back Office
6 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.28%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.28%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Designer
2 15 (19.23%) Digital Designer
3 14 (17.95%) Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.13%) Communications Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Customer Insight Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Testing Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Marketing Assistant
8 2 (2.56%) Communications Officer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) HTML
2 23 (29.49%) CSS
3 13 (16.67%) jQuery
4 7 (8.97%) Flash
5 6 (7.69%) CSS3
5 6 (7.69%) HTML5
6 5 (6.41%) Backbone.js
6 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.56%) Kafka
7 2 (2.56%) Sass
7 2 (2.56%) LESS
8 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.28%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (1.28%) ExpressJS
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.28%) Haml
8 1 (1.28%) Yii
8 1 (1.28%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.28%) REST
8 1 (1.28%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) iPhone
1 7 (8.97%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Blog
3 3 (3.85%) New Media
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) CCTV
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.28%) Animation
5 1 (1.28%) Photography
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Social Network
5 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
2 13 (16.67%) Content Management
3 11 (14.10%) Analytics
4 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.69%) OO
6 6 (7.69%) TDD
6 6 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.41%) SEO
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Time Management
8 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) Web Development
9 3 (3.85%) CRM
9 3 (3.85%) Email Marketing
9 3 (3.85%) Usability Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.41%) PHP
3 3 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) Scala
4 2 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) PowerHouse
5 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Adobe
2 8 (10.26%) Facebook
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Twitter
5 3 (3.85%) Tableau
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) ATG
6 2 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) DoubleClick
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) Netezza
7 1 (1.28%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.28%) Vertica
7 1 (1.28%) ParAccel
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