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 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 344 303 298
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 226 268 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.84% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 154 143
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £8.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £30.00 £25.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.93 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -28.36%
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
14557 14534 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.49% 31.45% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9061 8983 7884
Average daily rate £425 £413 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 601 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -35 144 £400 +14.28% 99
South East +13 57 £450 +50.00% 43
South West -10 9 £319 -15.00% 9
West Midlands +3 8 £500 +16.27% 10
Yorkshire -10 2 £350 - 11
East of England -15 2 £220 -9.27% 9
North West -20 2 - - 33
East Midlands - - - - 8
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 170 (32.02%) Marketing
2 144 (27.12%) HTML
3 135 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (18.83%) CSS
5 94 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 94 (17.70%) User Experience
6 87 (16.38%) E-Commerce
7 83 (15.63%) Analytics
8 69 (12.99%) Web Services
8 69 (12.99%) XML
9 68 (12.81%) Project Management
10 67 (12.62%) Publishing
11 63 (11.86%) HTML5
12 60 (11.30%) TDD
13 58 (10.92%) SEO
14 57 (10.73%) Content Management
15 56 (10.55%) jQuery
16 55 (10.36%) CMS
17 48 (9.04%) Retail
17 48 (9.04%) Mobile App
18 47 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (8.29%) Microsoft
20 40 (7.53%) Digital Marketing
20 40 (7.53%) Apple iOS
21 38 (7.16%) Advertising
21 38 (7.16%) JSON
22 37 (6.97%) Google
22 37 (6.97%) Finance
22 37 (6.97%) MVC
22 37 (6.97%) .NET

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 55 (10.36%) CMS
2 33 (6.21%) Node.js
3 23 (4.33%) Drupal
4 21 (3.95%) JBoss
4 21 (3.95%) WordPress
5 20 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.64%) Apache
6 14 (2.64%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.88%) IIS
8 9 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.56%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.71%) Photoshop
3 12 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (1.32%) MS Office
7 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.75%) MS Project
9 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.38%) InDesign
10 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.52%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.75%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.38%) Radian6
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.13%) SaaS
2 6 (1.13%) Heroku
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.56%) PaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.38%) Yammer
4 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.84%) Intranet
2 18 (3.39%) Internet
3 5 (0.94%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (0.94%) LAN
3 5 (0.94%) WAN
4 3 (0.56%) FTP
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.19%) RTSP
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) NFC
5 1 (0.19%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) CTI
5 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.19%) Broadband
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.90%) MySQL
3 15 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.32%) Big Data
7 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.56%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.38%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (5.46%) Subversion
2 21 (3.95%) Ant
3 20 (3.77%) Maven
4 16 (3.01%) Mocha
4 16 (3.01%) Jasmine
5 14 (2.64%) Grunt
5 14 (2.64%) Xcode
6 13 (2.45%) Bower
7 10 (1.88%) QUnit
7 10 (1.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.75%) Selenium
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.56%) JIRA
12 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.38%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.38%) CasperJS
General
1 170 (32.02%) Marketing
2 67 (12.62%) Publishing
3 48 (9.04%) Retail
4 38 (7.16%) Advertising
5 37 (6.97%) Finance
6 26 (4.90%) Legal
7 16 (3.01%) Games
8 10 (1.88%) Banking
9 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.32%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Back Office
11 4 (0.75%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 153 (28.81%) Developer
2 68 (12.81%) Designer
3 44 (8.29%) Analyst
4 39 (7.34%) Architect
5 29 (5.46%) Digital Content Designer
6 25 (4.71%) iOS Developer
6 25 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 22 (4.14%) Project Manager
8 19 (3.58%) Marketing Manager
8 19 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 18 (3.39%) Consultant
9 18 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.20%) Web Developer
11 14 (2.64%) PHP Developer
11 14 (2.64%) Content Manager
12 13 (2.45%) UI Designer
12 13 (2.45%) Product Manager
12 13 (2.45%) C# Developer
12 13 (2.45%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (27.12%) HTML
2 100 (18.83%) CSS
3 69 (12.99%) Web Services
3 69 (12.99%) XML
4 63 (11.86%) HTML5
5 56 (10.55%) jQuery
6 38 (7.16%) JSON
7 37 (6.97%) .NET
8 36 (6.78%) AngularJS
9 35 (6.59%) CSS3
10 33 (6.21%) SOAP
11 29 (5.46%) RESTful
12 26 (4.90%) J2EE
13 25 (4.71%) Backbone.js
14 24 (4.52%) REST
15 20 (3.77%) XSD
15 20 (3.77%) WSDL
15 20 (3.77%) XSL
15 20 (3.77%) Ajax
16 19 (3.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.70%) User Experience
2 48 (9.04%) Mobile App
3 47 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.21%) Blog
5 31 (5.84%) iPad
6 25 (4.71%) Digital Media
7 21 (3.95%) Open Source
8 15 (2.82%) iPhone
8 15 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (1.88%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.88%) Animation
11 8 (1.51%) Copywriting
12 5 (0.94%) Podcast
12 5 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.94%) FMCG
12 5 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.94%) Statistics
13 4 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.53%) Apple iOS
2 26 (4.90%) Linux
3 21 (3.95%) Android
4 2 (0.38%) UNIX
4 2 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (16.38%) E-Commerce
3 83 (15.63%) Analytics
4 68 (12.81%) Project Management
5 60 (11.30%) TDD
6 58 (10.92%) SEO
7 57 (10.73%) Content Management
8 40 (7.53%) Digital Marketing
9 37 (6.97%) MVC
10 35 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (6.40%) Web Application Development
12 33 (6.21%) Online Marketing
12 33 (6.21%) OO
13 30 (5.65%) Scrum
13 30 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (4.90%) CRM
14 26 (4.90%) iOS Development
15 23 (4.33%) Web Development
16 22 (4.14%) Waterfall
17 21 (3.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.70%) JavaScript
2 36 (6.78%) Java
3 33 (6.21%) PHP
3 33 (6.21%) SQL
4 31 (5.84%) C#
5 23 (4.33%) Objective-C
6 20 (3.77%) Groovy
7 13 (2.45%) C++
7 13 (2.45%) C
8 11 (2.07%) Python
8 11 (2.07%) PHP5
9 9 (1.69%) R
10 7 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.32%) Ruby
11 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.56%) VBScript
13 3 (0.56%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.38%) XAML
15 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (4.14%) Degree
2 11 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.94%) VCP4
4 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.56%) CCNA
5 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) CCNP
6 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.38%) PhD
6 2 (0.38%) PMP
6 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCIE
7 1 (0.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (0.94%) Puppet
1 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.56%) Mesos
2 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 44 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.97%) Google
3 34 (6.40%) Facebook
4 32 (6.03%) Adobe
5 31 (5.84%) Twitter
6 23 (4.33%) Oracle
7 21 (3.95%) ATG
8 20 (3.77%) Perforce
8 20 (3.77%) Endeca
9 12 (2.26%) VMware
10 10 (1.88%) Omniture
10 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.51%) Cisco
12 7 (1.32%) Citrix
13 5 (0.94%) Lotus
14 4 (0.75%) Apple
14 4 (0.75%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.56%) Fortinet
15 3 (0.56%) Informatica
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mercedes Benz
Rate: Circa £30,000 pro rata plus10% Bonus + Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Excellent DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £29,550 per year + Excellent Benefits - Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £192.38 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £130.12 per week
Posted: 19 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago