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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
UK / England
Rank 366 375 361
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Social Media 205 235 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.53% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 160 137
Median daily rate £350 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £615 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 3
Median hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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
13280 15352 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 33.01% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8555 9861 9418
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 653 609
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 118 £350 -3.44% 57
South East +5 27 £325 -2.98% 18
East of England +7 15 £330 -2.22% 7
West Midlands +4 15 £418 -26.75% 7
North West +9 10 £320 +42.22% 13
Yorkshire +19 8 £463 +95.76% 8
East Midlands +10 6 £488 +20.37% 9
South West +7 2 £413 +230.00% 6
North East -21 2 £275 -42.10% 2
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 195 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (33.06%) Marketing
3 113 (23.49%) Analytics
4 98 (20.37%) User Experience
5 87 (18.09%) HTML
6 85 (17.67%) Adobe
7 80 (16.63%) SEO
8 76 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
9 73 (15.18%) Java
10 64 (13.31%) CSS
11 53 (11.02%) Publishing
12 50 (10.40%) Google
13 48 (9.98%) Legal
14 47 (9.77%) CMS
14 47 (9.77%) Project Management
15 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
16 43 (8.94%) Degree
17 42 (8.73%) Google Analytics
17 42 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (8.73%) Retail
18 40 (8.32%) Python
19 39 (8.11%) Git (software)
19 39 (8.11%) Open Source
20 38 (7.90%) Facebook
21 37 (7.69%) CRM
21 37 (7.69%) Finance
22 36 (7.48%) Twitter
23 35 (7.28%) Big Data
23 35 (7.28%) Scrum
23 35 (7.28%) JavaScript

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (9.77%) CMS
2 26 (5.41%) Confluence
3 15 (3.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (3.12%) Drupal
4 13 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.25%) WordPress
7 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.62%) Marvel
7 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.42%) Apache
8 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.21%) Kentico
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (6.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 24 (4.99%) Photoshop
3 18 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (3.53%) MS Office
5 16 (3.33%) MS Excel
6 10 (2.08%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.87%) InDesign
8 3 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.62%) InVision
9 1 (0.21%) Blender
9 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.21%) Maya
9 1 (0.21%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (3.53%) Sprinklr
2 15 (3.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.62%) Radian6
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.42%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.73%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (1.66%) Office 365
3 8 (1.66%) SaaS
4 7 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (1.25%) AdWords
6 5 (1.04%) IaaS
6 5 (1.04%) Yammer
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.42%) BlueKai
8 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.42%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Slack
9 1 (0.21%) Socialbakers
9 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.12%) SMS
2 14 (2.91%) Intranet
3 11 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (1.87%) Internet
5 4 (0.83%) Skype
6 3 (0.62%) LAN
6 3 (0.62%) WAN
6 3 (0.62%) Wireless
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.42%) VPN
7 2 (0.42%) WLAN
8 1 (0.21%) BGP
8 1 (0.21%) IPv6
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) OSPF
8 1 (0.21%) RTSP
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.28%) Big Data
2 19 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.29%) Endeca
4 11 (2.29%) MySQL
5 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.25%) QlikView
7 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Squirro
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.21%) DB2
9 1 (0.21%) HBase
9 1 (0.21%) Power BI
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.44%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.44%) JIRA
3 26 (5.41%) Selenium
4 18 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.70%) Gradle
6 10 (2.08%) Axure RP
7 9 (1.87%) JUnit
7 9 (1.87%) Mockito
7 9 (1.87%) Spock
8 8 (1.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (1.25%) Maven
9 6 (1.25%) Subversion
10 4 (0.83%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.62%) Grunt
11 3 (0.62%) Hudson
11 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.62%) webpack
12 2 (0.42%) Mocha
General
1 159 (33.06%) Marketing
2 53 (11.02%) Publishing
3 48 (9.98%) Legal
4 42 (8.73%) Retail
5 37 (7.69%) Finance
6 15 (3.12%) Banking
7 13 (2.70%) Games
8 10 (2.08%) Advertising
9 6 (1.25%) Brand Awareness
9 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.83%) Back Office
11 3 (0.62%) Automotive
11 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (16.22%) Designer
2 72 (14.97%) Developer
3 50 (10.40%) Architect
4 43 (8.94%) Analyst
5 37 (7.69%) Content Designer
6 26 (5.41%) Digital Architect
7 24 (4.99%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.37%) Marketing Manager
9 20 (4.16%) Digital Marketing Architect
10 18 (3.74%) UX Designer
11 17 (3.53%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.53%) Consultant
11 17 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (2.91%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.91%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.49%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 12 (2.49%) Senior Web Developer
13 12 (2.49%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.08%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.09%) HTML
2 64 (13.31%) CSS
3 32 (6.65%) HTML5
4 31 (6.44%) RESTful
5 30 (6.24%) J2EE
6 27 (5.61%) JSON
6 27 (5.61%) Spring
7 26 (5.41%) Django
8 23 (4.78%) .NET
8 23 (4.78%) Sass
9 20 (4.16%) Web Services
10 15 (3.12%) Play Framework
11 14 (2.91%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.70%) CSS3
13 10 (2.08%) jQuery
13 10 (2.08%) LESS
14 9 (1.87%) Ajax
15 8 (1.66%) Backbone.js
15 8 (1.66%) React
16 7 (1.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.37%) User Experience
2 34 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.37%) Blog
5 20 (4.16%) Copywriting
5 20 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.95%) Visualisation
7 15 (3.12%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.49%) FMCG
9 11 (2.29%) Animation
10 10 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
10 10 (2.08%) Tandem
11 9 (1.87%) iPad
12 8 (1.66%) EPoS
12 8 (1.66%) Psychology
12 8 (1.66%) Social Network
13 7 (1.46%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.99%) Linux
2 13 (2.70%) Android
3 12 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.25%) Unix
4 6 (1.25%) Windows
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (23.49%) Analytics
3 80 (16.63%) SEO
4 76 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
5 47 (9.77%) Project Management
6 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
7 42 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (8.11%) Open Source
9 37 (7.69%) CRM
10 35 (7.28%) Scrum
11 34 (7.07%) Content Management
12 32 (6.65%) TDD
13 31 (6.44%) Web Application Development
14 30 (6.24%) Microservices
15 29 (6.03%) SOA
16 28 (5.82%) Kanban
16 28 (5.82%) Wireframes
17 26 (5.41%) Pay per click
17 26 (5.41%) Web Usability
18 25 (5.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.18%) Java
2 40 (8.32%) Python
3 35 (7.28%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.24%) PHP
5 27 (5.61%) SQL
6 20 (4.16%) Ruby
7 18 (3.74%) Scala
8 5 (1.04%) C
9 4 (0.83%) Perl
9 4 (0.83%) VB
10 3 (0.62%) Groovy
10 3 (0.62%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.42%) C#
11 2 (0.42%) ES6
11 2 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.21%) COBOL
12 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (8.94%) Degree
2 11 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.62%) PhD
4 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.21%) CCNA
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.21%) MBA
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
5 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.21%) RHCT
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.66%) QA
3 7 (1.46%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.53%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (3.33%) Puppet
2 10 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.21%) Cacti
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (17.67%) Adobe
2 50 (10.40%) Google
3 38 (7.90%) Facebook
4 36 (7.48%) Twitter
5 25 (5.20%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.33%) Oracle
7 15 (3.12%) Tableau
8 11 (2.29%) ATG
8 11 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.46%) Brandwatch
9 7 (1.46%) SAP
10 6 (1.25%) Omniture
11 5 (1.04%) DoubleClick
11 5 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.04%) Zend
12 4 (0.83%) Cognos
13 3 (0.62%) Cisco
13 3 (0.62%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.62%) IBM
13 3 (0.62%) Pega
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