The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 33 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% - 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £430 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Social Media
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
88 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.78% 24.74% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 36
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £120 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £18.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.24 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText