The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Officer
Rank 575 547 560
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Officer 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£218 £256 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 - £228
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications Officer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Communications Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Officer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Officer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Officer across the England region.

Communications Officer Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Officer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Communications Officer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Officer across the England region.

Communications Officer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Officer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
London +7 5 £273 +6.34% 1
East of England - - - -
Communications Officer
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Communications Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Officer in their job title 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 with Communications Officer in their job title.

1 10 (41.67%) Content Management
2 9 (37.50%) Intranet
3 7 (29.17%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (25.00%) Joomla!
5 5 (20.83%) CMS
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Social Media
6 4 (16.67%) Drupal
6 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Publishing
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Acrobat
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) FTP
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) VBScript
7 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) WordPress
7 3 (12.50%) Blog

Communications Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Officer in their job title 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 with Communications Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) CMS
3 4 (16.67%) Drupal
4 3 (12.50%) WordPress
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Acrobat
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Intranet
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Content Management
2 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter