The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Officer
Rank 559 549 547
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Officer 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£210 £163 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £134 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £207 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 - £190
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.80 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Communications Officer
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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
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 23 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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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
South East - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Communications Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal
2 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
2 4 (23.53%) WordPress
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Joomla!
3 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
3 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Law
4 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Blog
4 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Facebook
4 2 (11.76%) Twitter
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics

Communications Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Drupal
1 4 (23.53%) WordPress
2 3 (17.65%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.76%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Facebook
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe