The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 347 267 361
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +94
Contract jobs citing Social Media 263 356 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 2.21% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 212 111
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£400 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.25 £30.36 £32.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -62.55%
Social Media
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16550 16077 15548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.08% 32.52% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10611 9846 9422
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 627 665
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in England

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in England

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in England

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in England

Social Media
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Social Media
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 Social Media within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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 -76 142 £420 +5.00% 78
South East -13 66 £363 +16.00% 26
West Midlands -6 16 £325 +4.83% 7
North East -11 14 £470 -
East of England +4 7 £406 +180.17% 16
East Midlands -2 6 £275 +161.90%
Yorkshire -19 6 £495 +46.66% 19
South West 0 5 £200 -51.51% 7
North West -22 5 £510 +45.71% 17
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 159 (31.36%) Marketing
2 147 (28.99%) HTML
3 123 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (21.89%) Analytics
5 106 (20.91%) JavaScript
6 101 (19.92%) Content Management
7 87 (17.16%) CSS
8 80 (15.78%) E-Commerce
9 75 (14.79%) HTML5
10 71 (14.00%) Facebook
11 70 (13.81%) SEO
12 69 (13.61%) Digital Marketing
13 61 (12.03%) Mobile App
14 59 (11.64%) User Experience
15 58 (11.44%) Twitter
16 56 (11.05%) Google
16 56 (11.05%) Project Management
17 55 (10.85%) Degree
18 53 (10.45%) jQuery
18 53 (10.45%) Web Services
19 52 (10.26%) JSON
20 49 (9.66%) CRM
21 48 (9.47%) Retail
22 46 (9.07%) CMS
22 46 (9.07%) Java
22 46 (9.07%) Apple iOS
23 44 (8.68%) Adobe
24 42 (8.28%) Scrum
24 42 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
25 41 (8.09%) Finance

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 46 (9.07%) CMS
2 20 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.75%) WordPress
4 17 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.76%) JBoss
5 14 (2.76%) Node.js
6 12 (2.37%) Drupal
7 10 (1.97%) Confluence
8 9 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.38%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.38%) IIS
10 6 (1.18%) Apache
10 6 (1.18%) SAS
10 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.39%) DNN
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) Kentico
12 1 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 35 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 33 (6.51%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (4.34%) MS Office
4 10 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.99%) MS Project
7 4 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.79%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.59%) SPSS
9 2 (0.39%) InDesign
9 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Radian6
2 7 (1.38%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Optimost
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.51%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.18%) SaaS
5 4 (0.79%) PaaS
6 3 (0.59%) Yammer
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.39%) Responsys
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.72%) Intranet
2 25 (4.93%) Internet
3 6 (1.18%) SMS
4 5 (0.99%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.59%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) WebEx
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) Extranet
6 1 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.55%) MySQL
3 12 (2.37%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.78%) Big Data
5 9 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.99%) Redis
9 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.59%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (3.94%) Subversion
2 15 (2.96%) Maven
3 14 (2.76%) Ant
4 13 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.37%) JIRA
5 12 (2.37%) Selenium
6 11 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.58%) Grunt
9 7 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.38%) Firebug
9 7 (1.38%) Fiddler
10 6 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (0.99%) Xcode
11 5 (0.99%) Bower
12 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.39%) JMeter
13 2 (0.39%) Mocha
General
1 159 (31.36%) Marketing
2 48 (9.47%) Retail
3 41 (8.09%) Finance
4 33 (6.51%) Publishing
5 26 (5.13%) Advertising
6 21 (4.14%) Games
7 18 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.76%) Legal
9 10 (1.97%) Law
10 9 (1.78%) Banking
11 8 (1.58%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.79%) Norwegian Language
12 4 (0.79%) Swedish Language
12 4 (0.79%) Danish Language
12 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.79%) Local Government
12 4 (0.79%) Automotive
13 3 (0.59%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.39%) French Language
14 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 134 (26.43%) Developer
2 39 (7.69%) Analyst
3 38 (7.50%) Architect
4 32 (6.31%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.92%) Designer
6 26 (5.13%) Consultant
7 25 (4.93%) iOS Developer
8 19 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (3.75%) Digital Project Manager
8 19 (3.75%) Marketing Manager
9 18 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 17 (3.35%) Front-End Developer
10 17 (3.35%) Social Media Manager
11 15 (2.96%) Android Developer
12 14 (2.76%) Digital Architect
13 13 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.37%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.37%) Mobile Developer
15 11 (2.17%) Senior iOS Developer
15 11 (2.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.99%) HTML
2 87 (17.16%) CSS
3 75 (14.79%) HTML5
4 53 (10.45%) jQuery
4 53 (10.45%) Web Services
5 52 (10.26%) JSON
6 38 (7.50%) XML
6 38 (7.50%) .NET
7 37 (7.30%) RESTful
8 26 (5.13%) REST
9 25 (4.93%) CSS3
10 20 (3.94%) J2EE
10 20 (3.94%) SOAP
10 20 (3.94%) XSL
11 16 (3.16%) AngularJS
12 15 (2.96%) Spring
13 14 (2.76%) WSDL
13 14 (2.76%) XSD
13 14 (2.76%) Sass
14 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.03%) Mobile App
2 59 (11.64%) User Experience
3 40 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.31%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.34%) Blog
6 18 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.16%) iPad
8 15 (2.96%) Copywriting
8 15 (2.96%) iPhone
9 13 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.97%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.58%) Social Network
11 8 (1.58%) Animation
12 7 (1.38%) Statistics
13 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.18%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.79%) Graphic Design
15 4 (0.79%) FMCG
15 4 (0.79%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.07%) Apple iOS
2 35 (6.90%) Android
3 31 (6.11%) Linux
4 5 (0.99%) Windows
5 3 (0.59%) UNIX
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (21.89%) Analytics
3 101 (19.92%) Content Management
4 80 (15.78%) E-Commerce
5 70 (13.81%) SEO
6 69 (13.61%) Digital Marketing
7 56 (11.05%) Project Management
8 49 (9.66%) CRM
9 42 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (8.28%) Scrum
10 41 (8.09%) TDD
11 39 (7.69%) OO
12 35 (6.90%) iOS Development
13 32 (6.31%) Business Analysis
14 29 (5.72%) PRINCE2
15 27 (5.33%) Web Analytics
16 26 (5.13%) MVC
17 23 (4.54%) Android Development
17 23 (4.54%) SDLC
18 22 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.91%) JavaScript
2 46 (9.07%) Java
3 36 (7.10%) PHP
4 31 (6.11%) C#
5 25 (4.93%) SQL
6 22 (4.34%) Python
7 16 (3.16%) Objective-C
7 16 (3.16%) C
8 15 (2.96%) Groovy
9 14 (2.76%) Ruby
10 11 (2.17%) R
11 10 (1.97%) Scala
12 8 (1.58%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.58%) VB
12 8 (1.58%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.20%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 55 (10.85%) Degree
2 8 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.39%) PhD
5 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.37%) QA
2 11 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.79%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.59%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) WAI
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (2.37%) Puppet
2 5 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.20%) Mesos
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 71 (14.00%) Facebook
2 58 (11.44%) Twitter
3 56 (11.05%) Google
4 44 (8.68%) Adobe
5 33 (6.51%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.14%) Oracle
6 21 (4.14%) Sitecore
7 16 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.96%) ATG
9 14 (2.76%) Perforce
9 14 (2.76%) Endeca
10 11 (2.17%) Omniture
11 9 (1.78%) Eloqua
12 8 (1.58%) Spiceworks
13 6 (1.18%) Tableau
13 6 (1.18%) VMware
13 6 (1.18%) Nintex
14 5 (0.99%) DoubleClick
14 5 (0.99%) Pega
14 5 (0.99%) Cisco
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £75 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £100.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Major Players
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per hour + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Artemis Search Ltd
Rate: From £6 to £7 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £22.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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