The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 92 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 234 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.95% 18.13% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 117 121
Average daily rate £288 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 32
Average hourly rate £13.86 £19.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Media
England

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the East Midlands region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +2 3 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (50.00%) InDesign
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (50.00%) DoubleClick
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Animation
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) InDesign
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
1 1 (16.67%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Designer
3 3 (50.00%) Flash Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Flash Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) J2ME
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) e-GIF
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 3 (50.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Sencha