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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 123 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate £140 £800 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-82.50% +137.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £800 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £800 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £231 £273
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +13.33%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 442 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.57% 19.91% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 220 295
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 69
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
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
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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -11 9 £140 -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £175 -78.12% 5
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Social Media
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (54.29%) Marketing
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (31.43%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) CMS
5 10 (28.57%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) Facebook
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) CRM
8 7 (20.00%) SEO
8 7 (20.00%) Retail
8 7 (20.00%) Analytics
9 6 (17.14%) Twitter
9 6 (17.14%) Web Analytics
9 6 (17.14%) Pay per click
9 6 (17.14%) Email Marketing
9 6 (17.14%) Time Management
9 6 (17.14%) FMCG
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.14%) B2C
10 5 (14.29%) OO
10 5 (14.29%) RUP
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) Web Services
10 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) B2B

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (31.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.57%) Tridion
3 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SMS
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (54.29%) Marketing
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Online Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Email Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) HTML5
3 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
5 4 (11.43%) XHTML
6 3 (8.57%) RSS
6 3 (8.57%) Flash
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) RESTful
8 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) FMCG
2 3 (8.57%) W3C
2 3 (8.57%) Wiki
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.86%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (20.00%) Analytics
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
2 7 (20.00%) SEO
3 6 (17.14%) Web Analytics
3 6 (17.14%) Pay per click
3 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.14%) B2C
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Email Marketing
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) B2B
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) RUP
4 5 (14.29%) Business Development
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) WAI
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Facebook
2 6 (17.14%) Twitter
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) FatWire