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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 371 325 293
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -32
Contract jobs citing Social Media 213 247 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.65% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 154 151
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.19 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £29.85 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -30.18%
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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
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 £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 -33 136 £400 +14.28% 100
South East 0 59 £375 +25.00% 37
South West -3 7 £319 -20.31% 11
East of England -8 3 £220 +15.78% 4
Yorkshire -14 3 £350 - 8
North West -17 2 - - 19
West Midlands -9 1 £275 -38.88% 8
East Midlands - - - - 7
Midlands - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 159 (33.13%) Marketing
2 152 (31.67%) HTML
3 109 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (21.25%) CSS
5 100 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 88 (18.33%) User Experience
7 86 (17.92%) E-Commerce
8 84 (17.50%) Analytics
9 70 (14.58%) HTML5
10 65 (13.54%) Web Services
11 60 (12.50%) XML
11 60 (12.50%) Project Management
11 60 (12.50%) jQuery
12 58 (12.08%) TDD
13 51 (10.63%) Mobile App
14 49 (10.21%) Content Management
15 47 (9.79%) Retail
16 46 (9.58%) CMS
16 46 (9.58%) Microsoft
17 45 (9.38%) SEO
18 44 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (8.96%) JSON
20 41 (8.54%) Digital Marketing
21 40 (8.33%) MVC
22 39 (8.13%) CSS3
23 38 (7.92%) OO
23 38 (7.92%) AngularJS
24 37 (7.71%) Facebook
24 37 (7.71%) Advertising
24 37 (7.71%) Node.js

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 46 (9.58%) CMS
2 37 (7.71%) Node.js
3 20 (4.17%) Drupal
4 19 (3.96%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.96%) JBoss
4 19 (3.96%) WordPress
5 14 (2.92%) Apache
6 11 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.88%) IIS
8 7 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.63%) FileNet
11 3 (0.63%) Documentum
11 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.58%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.08%) MS Office
7 6 (1.25%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.63%) MS Project
8 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.42%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) SPSS
10 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.67%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (1.25%) Magento
4 5 (1.04%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.42%) Radian6
6 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.46%) SaaS
4 6 (1.25%) Heroku
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.63%) Yammer
6 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.75%) Internet
2 15 (3.13%) Intranet
3 6 (1.25%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (0.83%) LAN
4 4 (0.83%) WAN
5 3 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) CTI
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) Broadband
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.17%) MySQL
3 16 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.46%) Big Data
7 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.63%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.42%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.21%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (5.42%) Subversion
2 19 (3.96%) Maven
2 19 (3.96%) Ant
3 18 (3.75%) Mocha
3 18 (3.75%) Jasmine
4 16 (3.33%) Grunt
5 15 (3.13%) Bower
6 12 (2.50%) QUnit
6 12 (2.50%) Xcode
7 11 (2.29%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.46%) Firebug
8 7 (1.46%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.83%) Selenium
10 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.63%) JIRA
12 2 (0.42%) NUnit
12 2 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 159 (33.13%) Marketing
2 47 (9.79%) Retail
3 37 (7.71%) Advertising
4 36 (7.50%) Finance
5 35 (7.29%) Publishing
6 16 (3.33%) Legal
7 12 (2.50%) Games
8 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.88%) Banking
10 7 (1.46%) Law
11 5 (1.04%) Back Office
12 4 (0.83%) Arabic Language
13 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.42%) Electronics
14 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 144 (30.00%) Developer
2 47 (9.79%) Designer
3 40 (8.33%) Analyst
4 35 (7.29%) Architect
5 21 (4.38%) Business Analyst
5 21 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 19 (3.96%) Marketing Manager
7 19 (3.96%) iOS Developer
8 17 (3.54%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 16 (3.33%) Consultant
10 15 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.92%) Digital Content Designer
12 13 (2.71%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.71%) Content Manager
12 13 (2.71%) UI Designer
13 12 (2.50%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.29%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.29%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (31.67%) HTML
2 102 (21.25%) CSS
3 70 (14.58%) HTML5
4 65 (13.54%) Web Services
5 60 (12.50%) XML
5 60 (12.50%) jQuery
6 43 (8.96%) JSON
7 39 (8.13%) CSS3
8 38 (7.92%) AngularJS
9 35 (7.29%) .NET
10 31 (6.46%) RESTful
11 29 (6.04%) SOAP
12 27 (5.63%) Backbone.js
12 27 (5.63%) REST
13 25 (5.21%) J2EE
14 19 (3.96%) XSD
14 19 (3.96%) XSL
14 19 (3.96%) WSDL
15 18 (3.75%) Ajax
16 17 (3.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.33%) User Experience
2 51 (10.63%) Mobile App
3 44 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.46%) iPad
5 30 (6.25%) Blog
6 27 (5.63%) Digital Media
7 21 (4.38%) Open Source
8 15 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.92%) iPhone
10 13 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (2.29%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.08%) Animation
13 9 (1.88%) Taxonomies
14 6 (1.25%) Statistics
14 6 (1.25%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.04%) Podcast
16 4 (0.83%) Copywriting
16 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.83%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.29%) Apple iOS
2 26 (5.42%) Linux
3 22 (4.58%) Android
4 2 (0.42%) UNIX
4 2 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.92%) E-Commerce
3 84 (17.50%) Analytics
4 60 (12.50%) Project Management
5 58 (12.08%) TDD
6 49 (10.21%) Content Management
7 45 (9.38%) SEO
8 41 (8.54%) Digital Marketing
9 40 (8.33%) MVC
10 38 (7.92%) OO
11 37 (7.71%) Online Marketing
12 32 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.83%) CRM
15 24 (5.00%) Scrum
16 23 (4.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (4.58%) Waterfall
17 22 (4.58%) Web Development
18 21 (4.38%) iOS Development
19 20 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 34 (7.08%) Java
3 32 (6.67%) PHP
4 30 (6.25%) SQL
5 27 (5.63%) C#
6 19 (3.96%) Groovy
7 17 (3.54%) Objective-C
8 16 (3.33%) C
9 11 (2.29%) Python
9 11 (2.29%) R
10 10 (2.08%) PHP5
11 9 (1.88%) C++
12 8 (1.67%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.46%) Ruby
13 7 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.21%) VBA
16 1 (0.21%) Scala
16 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (7.08%) Degree
2 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.63%) CCNA
4 2 (0.42%) PhD
4 2 (0.42%) PMP
4 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) CCIE
5 1 (0.21%) CCNP
5 1 (0.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.46%) Puppet
1 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.63%) Mesos
5 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.71%) Facebook
3 36 (7.50%) Adobe
4 34 (7.08%) Google
5 31 (6.46%) Twitter
6 21 (4.38%) Oracle
7 20 (4.17%) ATG
8 19 (3.96%) Perforce
8 19 (3.96%) Endeca
9 13 (2.71%) VMware
10 12 (2.50%) Omniture
11 9 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.67%) Cisco
13 7 (1.46%) Citrix
14 5 (1.04%) DoubleClick
15 4 (0.83%) Lotus
15 4 (0.83%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.83%) Business Objects
16 3 (0.63%) Vignette
16 3 (0.63%) IBM
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