The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 251 362 359
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -3
Contract jobs citing Social Media 358 193 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.81% 1.55% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 113 137
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £23.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.36 £32.13 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Social Media
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +73 234 £400 +6.66% 116
South East +43 60 £313 -3.84% 46
West Midlands +8 27 £310 -3.12% 4
North West -4 11 £350 +70.73% 11
East of England -21 6 £145 -51.66% 5
Yorkshire +3 5 £338 +68.75% 10
North East -16 4 - - 3
South West -33 4 £413 +32.00% 10
East Midlands -8 1 £105 -75.29% 5
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 199 (32.84%) Marketing
2 184 (30.36%) HTML
3 129 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (19.64%) Content Management
5 106 (17.49%) CSS
6 100 (16.50%) Project Management
7 96 (15.84%) TDD
8 89 (14.69%) Web Services
9 87 (14.36%) Finance
9 87 (14.36%) Degree
10 81 (13.37%) Analytics
11 80 (13.20%) SEO
11 80 (13.20%) CMS
12 77 (12.71%) E-Commerce
13 76 (12.54%) Java
14 74 (12.21%) CRM
15 68 (11.22%) Photoshop
15 68 (11.22%) Adobe
16 67 (11.06%) JavaScript
17 63 (10.40%) Retail
18 62 (10.23%) Digital Marketing
18 62 (10.23%) Intranet
19 61 (10.07%) Scrum
20 60 (9.90%) Publishing
20 60 (9.90%) XML
21 58 (9.57%) RESTful
22 55 (9.08%) HTML5
23 54 (8.91%) Oracle
24 51 (8.42%) Microsoft
25 50 (8.25%) OO

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 80 (13.20%) CMS
2 43 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 37 (6.11%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.96%) Node.js
5 18 (2.97%) WordPress
6 17 (2.81%) Drupal
7 14 (2.31%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (0.99%) IIS
9 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
10 3 (0.50%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.17%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 68 (11.22%) Photoshop
2 41 (6.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (5.61%) MS Office
4 31 (5.12%) InDesign
5 25 (4.13%) MS Excel
6 15 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.83%) MS Project
9 5 (0.83%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.17%) SPSS
12 1 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 27 (4.46%) Google Analytics
2 25 (4.13%) WebTrends
3 9 (1.49%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.50%) Tridion
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.33%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) SaaS
2 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.66%) GitHub
3 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.23%) Intranet
2 34 (5.61%) Internet
3 5 (0.83%) Extranet
4 3 (0.50%) RTSP
4 3 (0.50%) DNS
4 3 (0.50%) VoIP
4 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.33%) Firewall
5 2 (0.33%) SMS
5 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) CTI
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.26%) MySQL
2 34 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.15%) QlikView
5 11 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.99%) Big Data
7 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.99%) SQLite
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.33%) Redis
11 1 (0.17%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 50 (8.25%) Subversion
2 39 (6.44%) Maven
3 37 (6.11%) Ant
4 15 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.16%) Xcode
7 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.50%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.33%) Mocha
9 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.33%) NUnit
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.17%) JIRA
10 1 (0.17%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.17%) Selenium
10 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
General
1 199 (32.84%) Marketing
2 87 (14.36%) Finance
3 63 (10.40%) Retail
4 60 (9.90%) Publishing
5 28 (4.62%) Legal
6 24 (3.96%) Advertising
7 22 (3.63%) Games
8 19 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.82%) Danish Language
10 10 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.65%) Banking
11 9 (1.49%) Multimedia
12 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.99%) Automotive
13 6 (0.99%) Electronics
13 6 (0.99%) Local Government
13 6 (0.99%) German Language
14 4 (0.66%) Billing
14 4 (0.66%) French Language
15 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 178 (29.37%) Developer
2 72 (11.88%) Designer
3 64 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 46 (7.59%) Analyst
5 32 (5.28%) Business Analyst
6 30 (4.95%) Digital Project Manager
7 25 (4.13%) Digital Designer
8 24 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 21 (3.47%) Consultant
10 17 (2.81%) Web Developer
10 17 (2.81%) iOS Developer
11 15 (2.48%) Marketing Manager
11 15 (2.48%) Social Media Manager
12 14 (2.31%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.15%) Android Developer
14 12 (1.98%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (1.98%) Content Editor
15 11 (1.82%) PHP Developer
16 10 (1.65%) Architect
16 10 (1.65%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (30.36%) HTML
2 106 (17.49%) CSS
3 89 (14.69%) Web Services
4 60 (9.90%) XML
5 58 (9.57%) RESTful
6 55 (9.08%) HTML5
7 43 (7.10%) SOAP
7 43 (7.10%) jQuery
8 39 (6.44%) J2EE
9 37 (6.11%) WSDL
9 37 (6.11%) XSD
9 37 (6.11%) XSL
9 37 (6.11%) Flash
10 34 (5.61%) CSS3
11 31 (5.12%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.13%) JSON
12 25 (4.13%) Backbone.js
13 16 (2.64%) REST
14 15 (2.48%) .NET
15 13 (2.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.44%) iPad
2 34 (5.61%) Blog
3 28 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.96%) Digital Media
5 21 (3.47%) Graphic Design
5 21 (3.47%) iPhone
6 19 (3.14%) New Media
7 17 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.64%) Wiki
9 13 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.98%) Online Games
10 12 (1.98%) Statistics
10 12 (1.98%) Copywriting
11 11 (1.82%) Social Network
12 8 (1.32%) Open Source
12 8 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.99%) FMCG
13 6 (0.99%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.83%) Animation
14 5 (0.83%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.92%) Android
2 44 (7.26%) Linux
3 35 (5.78%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.65%) Windows
5 6 (0.99%) UNIX
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (19.64%) Content Management
3 100 (16.50%) Project Management
4 96 (15.84%) TDD
5 81 (13.37%) Analytics
6 80 (13.20%) SEO
7 77 (12.71%) E-Commerce
8 74 (12.21%) CRM
9 62 (10.23%) Digital Marketing
10 61 (10.07%) Scrum
11 50 (8.25%) OO
12 45 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (6.93%) Waterfall
14 41 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (6.27%) ERP
16 28 (4.62%) iOS Development
17 27 (4.46%) Marketing Strategy
18 25 (4.13%) Online Marketing
18 25 (4.13%) PRINCE2
19 23 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.54%) Java
2 67 (11.06%) JavaScript
3 40 (6.60%) PHP
4 38 (6.27%) Groovy
5 37 (6.11%) C#
6 29 (4.79%) C++
7 18 (2.97%) SQL
8 17 (2.81%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.32%) Python
10 6 (0.99%) PHP5
11 5 (0.83%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (0.83%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.66%) C
13 3 (0.50%) Scala
13 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.50%) VB
13 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.33%) R
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (14.36%) Degree
2 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.66%) ISEB
4 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.50%) CIPD
5 3 (0.50%) PMP
6 2 (0.33%) APMP
6 2 (0.33%) PhD
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) MCSA
7 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.62%) QA
2 7 (1.16%) WCAG
2 7 (1.16%) WAI
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 68 (11.22%) Adobe
2 54 (8.91%) Oracle
3 51 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.92%) Facebook
5 47 (7.76%) Twitter
6 45 (7.43%) Google
7 41 (6.77%) JBoss
8 37 (6.11%) ATG
8 37 (6.11%) Perforce
8 37 (6.11%) Endeca
9 14 (2.31%) Lotus
10 12 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.49%) Zend
12 7 (1.16%) Siebel
12 7 (1.16%) Apple
13 6 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.99%) Omniture
14 5 (0.83%) Hitwise
15 4 (0.66%) CheckPoint
15 4 (0.66%) SAP
North London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: From £8 to £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago