The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 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 Dorset 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 31 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 1.08% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £525 £105 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £231 £273
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +13.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
65 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.68% 20.54% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 25
Average daily rate £401 £263 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.57% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +72.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the Dorset region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £525 - 4
Poole - - - -
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore