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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 129 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 1.34% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £350 £438 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +212.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
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
720 818 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.48% 29.48% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 453 459
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 75 58
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.05 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +39.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £350 - 2
Social Media
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Social Media Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Facebook
4 3 (27.27%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (27.27%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Games
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Facebook Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Games Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Head of Digital
5 1 (9.09%) Head of Digital Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) DOM
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (9.09%) Biology
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) SEO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Facebook
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) SAP