The first 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 30 July 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 of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 137 114 141
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.46% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.97% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£145 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
670 558 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.13% 23.46% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 93
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Social Media
England

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
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 30 July 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
Essex -4 2 £105 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -7 1 £225 -25.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £145 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Social Media
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) Marketing
2 9 (42.86%) CMS
3 7 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) CRM
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Email Marketing
5 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) Facebook
6 4 (19.05%) Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Tridion
7 3 (14.29%) Flash
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) SEO
7 3 (14.29%) Pay per click
7 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) RUP
8 2 (9.52%) NHS
8 2 (9.52%) Twitter

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Tridion
3 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 11 (52.38%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Online Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Social Media Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Development Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) Flash
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Email Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) SEO
5 3 (14.29%) Pay per click
5 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) RUP
6 2 (9.52%) Online Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Facebook
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) FatWire
3 1 (4.76%) Google