The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 124 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Social Media 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 1.38% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£450 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.75%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
841 941 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.81% 30.42% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 511 363
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 99 78
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.13 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.18 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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
Hertfordshire +7 7 £363 +45.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £650 - 1
Bedfordshire +11 2 £450 - 1
Essex -3 2 £300 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (48.00%) Content Management
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (40.00%) Adobe
2 10 (40.00%) Marketing
3 9 (36.00%) Digital Media
4 8 (32.00%) User Experience
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (28.00%) Web Development
5 7 (28.00%) Use Case
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Internet
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) UML
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) CMS
5 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Multimedia
5 7 (28.00%) Web Design
6 6 (24.00%) Publishing
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) LAMP
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (24.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (28.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Moodle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (4.00%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Multimedia
3 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 6 (24.00%) Publishing
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 1 (4.00%) German Language
7 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Junior
2 6 (24.00%) Junior Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Communications Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) CAD Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) LAMP
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) HTML5
2 6 (24.00%) CSS3
2 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (24.00%) Sass
2 6 (24.00%) LESS
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Digital Media
2 8 (32.00%) User Experience
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) SCADA
6 2 (8.00%) Blog
6 2 (8.00%) FMCG
7 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
7 1 (4.00%) GIS
7 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Content Management
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) Web Development
3 7 (28.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) Email Marketing
4 6 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) UX Design
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) SMACSS
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Pega
3 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.00%) hybris
3 3 (12.00%) FatWire
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Guidewire
3 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Omniture
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter