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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 391 376 276
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -100
Contract jobs citing Social Media 246 275 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.58% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 190 219
Median daily rate £325 £430 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £445 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.58% +36.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.45 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £94.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
16594 17408 17016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.53% 32.92% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10817 11098 10312
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 705 724
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 132 £356 -16.17% 71
South East -32 35 £238 -34.48% 17
East of England +31 26 £320 -28.88% 9
West Midlands -18 18 £186 -42.69% 8
Yorkshire +14 17 £450 -8.16% 9
South West +15 8 £300 - 11
North West +8 5 £200 -60.78% 18
East Midlands +3 5 £200 -20.00% 2
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 164 (36.12%) Marketing
2 161 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (26.21%) SEO
4 99 (21.81%) Analytics
5 94 (20.70%) User Experience
6 84 (18.50%) HTML
7 80 (17.62%) Digital Marketing
8 79 (17.40%) Publishing
9 73 (16.08%) Java
10 60 (13.22%) Degree
11 59 (13.00%) Adobe
12 56 (12.33%) Google
13 55 (12.11%) Legal
14 52 (11.45%) CSS
14 52 (11.45%) E-Commerce
15 48 (10.57%) CMS
16 46 (10.13%) Git (software)
17 45 (9.91%) Google Analytics
18 43 (9.47%) Facebook
18 43 (9.47%) Finance
19 42 (9.25%) Web Application Development
20 41 (9.03%) Twitter
20 41 (9.03%) Management Information System
21 39 (8.59%) Content Management
22 38 (8.37%) Pay per click
22 38 (8.37%) Open Source
23 37 (8.15%) Microsoft
24 35 (7.71%) CRM
24 35 (7.71%) Web Services
24 35 (7.71%) TDD

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 48 (10.57%) CMS
2 17 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.30%) WordPress
4 9 (1.98%) Confluence
5 8 (1.76%) Drupal
5 8 (1.76%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.32%) Apache TomEE
6 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.88%) Apache
7 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.66%) Moodle
8 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.66%) SAS
9 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.44%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.44%) Magnolia
Applications
1 32 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.61%) MS Office
3 28 (6.17%) Photoshop
4 20 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.20%) InDesign
6 4 (0.88%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.44%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (4.41%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.76%) Radian6
3 7 (1.54%) WebTrends
4 6 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (1.32%) Social Studio
5 5 (1.10%) Sage X3
5 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.88%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.66%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.91%) Google Analytics
2 14 (3.08%) Office 365
2 14 (3.08%) SaaS
3 9 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (1.32%) AdWords
4 6 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (1.32%) Yammer
5 5 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.88%) GitHub
6 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.44%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.44%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.44%) Taleo
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
9 1 (0.22%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.85%) Intranet
2 13 (2.86%) Internet
3 8 (1.76%) SMS
4 7 (1.54%) Skype
5 5 (1.10%) CTI
5 5 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.88%) FTP
7 3 (0.66%) HTTP
7 3 (0.66%) LAN
7 3 (0.66%) WAN
7 3 (0.66%) Wireless
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
8 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.22%) BGP
9 1 (0.22%) Extranet
9 1 (0.22%) Firewall
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) OSPF
9 1 (0.22%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.07%) Big Data
2 11 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.76%) MySQL
6 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.22%) OLTP
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 33 (7.27%) JIRA
3 24 (5.29%) Selenium
4 16 (3.52%) Maven
5 15 (3.30%) JUnit
6 14 (3.08%) Mockito
6 14 (3.08%) Spock
7 12 (2.64%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.32%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.10%) gulp
10 4 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.88%) Grunt
10 4 (0.88%) Hudson
10 4 (0.88%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.66%) CocoaPods
12 2 (0.44%) Gradle
12 2 (0.44%) Subversion
13 1 (0.22%) RSpec
13 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (36.12%) Marketing
2 79 (17.40%) Publishing
3 55 (12.11%) Legal
4 43 (9.47%) Finance
5 31 (6.83%) Retail
6 27 (5.95%) Advertising
7 19 (4.19%) Brand Awareness
8 18 (3.96%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.86%) German Language
10 10 (2.20%) Games
11 8 (1.76%) Banking
12 5 (1.10%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.88%) Electronics
13 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.66%) Law
15 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.44%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (18.94%) Developer
2 73 (16.08%) Designer
3 46 (10.13%) Architect
4 45 (9.91%) Content Designer
5 33 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.17%) Analyst
7 22 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.63%) Marketing Manager
9 18 (3.96%) Consultant
10 17 (3.74%) Digital Architect
11 14 (3.08%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (2.64%) Java Developer
14 11 (2.42%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.42%) Graphic Designer
14 11 (2.42%) Web Developer
15 10 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (2.20%) Web Editor
16 9 (1.98%) Content Editor
16 9 (1.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (18.50%) HTML
2 52 (11.45%) CSS
3 35 (7.71%) HTML5
3 35 (7.71%) RESTful
3 35 (7.71%) Web Services
4 32 (7.05%) J2EE
5 22 (4.85%) SOAP
6 21 (4.63%) Spring
7 20 (4.41%) JSON
8 17 (3.74%) .NET
8 17 (3.74%) CSS3
8 17 (3.74%) Django
9 15 (3.30%) JSP
9 15 (3.30%) Servlets
10 14 (3.08%) Taglibs
10 14 (3.08%) WSDL
11 13 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.86%) Sass
11 13 (2.86%) XML
12 12 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (20.70%) User Experience
2 41 (9.03%) Management Information System
3 33 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.17%) Digital Media
5 26 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.85%) Blog
7 21 (4.63%) iPad
8 17 (3.74%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.52%) Copywriting
10 15 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.20%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.98%) Animation
12 9 (1.98%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.54%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.54%) NHS
13 7 (1.54%) Video Editing
13 7 (1.54%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.10%) IVR
14 5 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.29%) Android
2 23 (5.07%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.85%) Linux
4 14 (3.08%) Windows
5 5 (1.10%) Unix
6 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.21%) SEO
3 99 (21.81%) Analytics
4 80 (17.62%) Digital Marketing
5 52 (11.45%) E-Commerce
6 42 (9.25%) Web Application Development
7 39 (8.59%) Content Management
8 38 (8.37%) Open Source
8 38 (8.37%) Pay per click
9 35 (7.71%) CRM
9 35 (7.71%) TDD
10 33 (7.27%) Web Usability
11 31 (6.83%) Scrum
12 29 (6.39%) B2B
13 28 (6.17%) Project Management
14 23 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (4.85%) ERP
16 21 (4.63%) Email Marketing
16 21 (4.63%) Web Design
17 19 (4.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.08%) Java
2 34 (7.49%) JavaScript
3 24 (5.29%) PHP
4 23 (5.07%) Python
5 13 (2.86%) Ruby
5 13 (2.86%) Scala
6 12 (2.64%) SQL
7 9 (1.98%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 5 (1.10%) C
9 5 (1.10%) Perl
10 3 (0.66%) C#
10 3 (0.66%) Cypher
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) FQL
11 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.44%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (13.22%) Degree
2 7 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) CCNP
4 1 (0.22%) CIPD
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.22%) CISSP
4 1 (0.22%) PMP
4 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.42%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.20%) Docker
2 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.88%) Ansible
4 3 (0.66%) Packer
4 3 (0.66%) Terraform
5 1 (0.22%) Cacti
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (13.00%) Adobe
2 56 (12.33%) Google
3 43 (9.47%) Facebook
4 41 (9.03%) Twitter
5 37 (8.15%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (4.63%) Oracle
8 15 (3.30%) Endeca
8 15 (3.30%) Marketo
9 14 (3.08%) ATG
10 10 (2.20%) Omniture
10 10 (2.20%) SAP
11 8 (1.76%) Apple
12 7 (1.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 6 (1.32%) Conga
13 6 (1.32%) CyberSource
14 5 (1.10%) Cognos
14 5 (1.10%) Informatica
14 5 (1.10%) Pardot
14 5 (1.10%) Sage
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
People Source Consulting
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday