The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.90% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-18.03% -31.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 79 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.03% 29.04% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 32
Average daily rate £400 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £61.65 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Online Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Google Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Omniture
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) Documentum
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Vignette
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) FileNet
3 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Documentum
1 2 (22.22%) FileNet
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Google Analytics
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Web Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Designer
2 1 (11.11%) SEO Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Online Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Omniture
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) Vignette
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica