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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 284 359 366
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 348 215 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 1.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 119 143
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£350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.35 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.24% -37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.73 £19.66 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+37.65% -49.70%
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 +78 221 £400 +9.58% 107
South East 0 45 £263 -19.23% 35
North West +22 26 £344 - 16
East of England -13 18 £250 -33.33% 10
South West -17 15 £350 +233.33% 11
Yorkshire +5 8 £301 +4.78% 10
West Midlands -11 7 £205 -35.93% 10
North East -33 3 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £105 -73.75% 4
Midlands - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 238 (34.34%) Marketing
2 200 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (26.26%) HTML
4 129 (18.61%) Content Management
5 123 (17.75%) Analytics
6 106 (15.30%) Project Management
6 106 (15.30%) Publishing
7 105 (15.15%) SEO
8 103 (14.86%) CSS
9 92 (13.28%) Web Services
10 91 (13.13%) CMS
11 90 (12.99%) Finance
12 89 (12.84%) Degree
13 88 (12.70%) TDD
14 86 (12.41%) Digital Marketing
15 85 (12.27%) E-Commerce
16 84 (12.12%) Java
17 82 (11.83%) User Experience
18 75 (10.82%) Intranet
19 71 (10.25%) JavaScript
20 70 (10.10%) Photoshop
20 70 (10.10%) XML
21 68 (9.81%) CRM
22 67 (9.67%) Scrum
22 67 (9.67%) Retail
22 67 (9.67%) Google
23 63 (9.09%) Adobe
24 56 (8.08%) Microsoft
25 53 (7.65%) Oracle
26 52 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 91 (13.13%) CMS
2 47 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 36 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.32%) Drupal
5 22 (3.17%) WordPress
6 20 (2.89%) Node.js
7 14 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 10 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.01%) Joomla!
10 6 (0.87%) IIS
10 6 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.72%) Apache
12 4 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.43%) Magnolia
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) Quickr
14 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
14 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (10.10%) Photoshop
2 35 (5.05%) MS Office
2 35 (5.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 22 (3.17%) InDesign
5 17 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.15%) Acrobat
7 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.87%) MS Project
9 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (7.22%) Google Analytics
2 27 (3.90%) WebTrends
3 11 (1.59%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.01%) SaaS
2 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.58%) GitHub
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.29%) Force.com
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.82%) Intranet
2 35 (5.05%) Internet
3 6 (0.87%) FTP
4 3 (0.43%) RTSP
4 3 (0.43%) VoIP
4 3 (0.43%) DNS
4 3 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
5 2 (0.29%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.14%) NFC
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) MVNO
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.20%) MySQL
2 35 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.59%) QlikView
5 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.72%) SQLite
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.58%) Big Data
7 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.29%) Redis
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 52 (7.50%) Subversion
2 37 (5.34%) Maven
2 37 (5.34%) Ant
3 11 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.43%) Mocha
7 3 (0.43%) Xcode
8 2 (0.29%) NUnit
8 2 (0.29%) JIRA
8 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.14%) Mockito
9 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.14%) Hudson
9 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 238 (34.34%) Marketing
2 106 (15.30%) Publishing
3 90 (12.99%) Finance
4 67 (9.67%) Retail
5 33 (4.76%) Legal
6 27 (3.90%) Games
6 27 (3.90%) Advertising
7 19 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.59%) Danish Language
9 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.15%) Banking
10 8 (1.15%) Automotive
11 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.87%) Back Office
12 6 (0.87%) French Language
12 6 (0.87%) German Language
13 5 (0.72%) Electronics
13 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.72%) Local Government
14 4 (0.58%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 181 (26.12%) Developer
2 87 (12.55%) Designer
3 56 (8.08%) Analyst
4 49 (7.07%) Project Manager
5 35 (5.05%) Business Analyst
6 24 (3.46%) Consultant
6 24 (3.46%) C# Developer
7 23 (3.32%) Digital Project Manager
8 20 (2.89%) Content Editor
9 18 (2.60%) Marketing Manager
9 18 (2.60%) Coordinator
9 18 (2.60%) Digital Designer
10 17 (2.45%) Architect
11 16 (2.31%) iOS Developer
11 16 (2.31%) Social Media Manager
12 15 (2.16%) Web Developer
12 15 (2.16%) Web Manager
13 14 (2.02%) Marketing Executive
14 13 (1.88%) Content Manager
14 13 (1.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (26.26%) HTML
2 103 (14.86%) CSS
3 92 (13.28%) Web Services
4 70 (10.10%) XML
5 49 (7.07%) SOAP
6 46 (6.64%) RESTful
6 46 (6.64%) HTML5
7 45 (6.49%) jQuery
8 38 (5.48%) J2EE
9 36 (5.19%) XSD
9 36 (5.19%) XSL
9 36 (5.19%) WSDL
10 28 (4.04%) Flash
11 25 (3.61%) CSS3
12 23 (3.32%) AngularJS
12 23 (3.32%) .NET
13 19 (2.74%) JSON
14 17 (2.45%) Backbone.js
15 15 (2.16%) REST
15 15 (2.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.83%) User Experience
2 48 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.35%) Blog
4 39 (5.63%) iPad
5 32 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.46%) Digital Media
7 18 (2.60%) iPhone
7 18 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.45%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.31%) Copywriting
9 16 (2.31%) Wiki
10 15 (2.16%) Open Source
10 15 (2.16%) New Media
11 14 (2.02%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.88%) Graphic Design
13 12 (1.73%) Online Games
14 8 (1.15%) Statistics
14 8 (1.15%) Social Network
15 7 (1.01%) FMCG
16 6 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.92%) Android
2 39 (5.63%) Linux
3 33 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.15%) Windows
5 3 (0.43%) UNIX
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (18.61%) Content Management
3 123 (17.75%) Analytics
4 106 (15.30%) Project Management
5 105 (15.15%) SEO
6 88 (12.70%) TDD
7 86 (12.41%) Digital Marketing
8 85 (12.27%) E-Commerce
9 68 (9.81%) CRM
10 67 (9.67%) Scrum
11 52 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 40 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (5.48%) OO
15 37 (5.34%) ERP
16 33 (4.76%) Web Application Development
17 32 (4.62%) Email Marketing
18 30 (4.33%) Online Marketing
19 29 (4.18%) Marketing Strategy
20 28 (4.04%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.12%) Java
2 71 (10.25%) JavaScript
3 43 (6.20%) C#
4 37 (5.34%) PHP
4 37 (5.34%) Groovy
5 31 (4.47%) C++
6 19 (2.74%) SQL
7 14 (2.02%) Objective-C
8 9 (1.30%) Python
9 5 (0.72%) VBScript
10 4 (0.58%) C
10 4 (0.58%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (0.58%) PHP5
11 3 (0.43%) Scala
11 3 (0.43%) VB
11 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.43%) Perl
12 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 89 (12.84%) Degree
2 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) PMP
5 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.43%) CIPD
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) MCSA
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) WCAG
2 4 (0.58%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 67 (9.67%) Google
2 63 (9.09%) Adobe
3 56 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 53 (7.65%) Oracle
5 48 (6.93%) Facebook
6 45 (6.49%) Twitter
7 41 (5.92%) JBoss
8 36 (5.19%) Endeca
8 36 (5.19%) ATG
8 36 (5.19%) Perforce
9 18 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.16%) Lotus
11 9 (1.30%) Omniture
11 9 (1.30%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.15%) Eloqua
13 7 (1.01%) Marketo
13 7 (1.01%) Zend
14 6 (0.87%) Pardot
15 5 (0.72%) Hitwise
16 4 (0.58%) Coremetrics
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