The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank - 77 55
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.40% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -35.73%
Social Media
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
273 252 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.39% 20.79% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 119 57
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £14.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.55% +16.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) EAI
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Informatica
4 3 (30.00%) SPSS
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) SPSS
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Web Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) EAI
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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