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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 94 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 0.55% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 2.41% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£105 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -29.24%
Social Media
England

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
422 374 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.88% 22.93% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 179 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £55.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £105 - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) InDesign
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (75.00%) Facebook
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter
2 3 (75.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Social Network

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (75.00%) InDesign
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe After Effects
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Flash Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Flash Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) DoubleClick
1 3 (75.00%) Facebook
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter