The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £271 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £16.28 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +35.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
369 467 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.75% 29.24% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 298 213
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 28
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.64 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 3 £271 - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 5 (38.46%) UX Design
2 5 (38.46%) Wireframes
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) CMS
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Research
4 3 (23.08%) Service Design
4 3 (23.08%) Copywriting
4 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Blackboard
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (15.38%) Statistics
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) VLE
6 1 (7.69%) TDD

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
1 5 (38.46%) UX Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Communications
3 1 (7.69%) IT Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (7.69%) Web Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (15.38%) VLE
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) UX Design
1 5 (38.46%) Wireframes
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 3 (23.08%) Copywriting
3 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Research
3 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Testing
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Service Design
3 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Blackboard
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe