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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 258 361 363
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 353 193 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 1.54% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 114 135
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £23.76 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.71 £39.30 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +74 229 £400 +6.66% 124
South East +37 59 £300 -7.69% 44
West Midlands +11 29 £330 +3.12% 9
North West -3 9 £350 +70.73% 14
South West -26 6 £350 +12.00% 13
East of England -27 6 £185 -38.33% 8
Yorkshire +7 5 £338 +68.75% 6
North East -18 4 - - 7
East Midlands -5 1 £105 -75.29% 10
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 204 (33.39%) Marketing
2 183 (29.95%) HTML
3 124 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (19.31%) Content Management
5 108 (17.68%) CSS
6 103 (16.86%) Project Management
7 92 (15.06%) TDD
8 86 (14.08%) Finance
8 86 (14.08%) Web Services
9 82 (13.42%) Degree
10 81 (13.26%) SEO
10 81 (13.26%) Analytics
11 80 (13.09%) CMS
12 78 (12.77%) E-Commerce
13 74 (12.11%) CRM
14 73 (11.95%) Java
15 70 (11.46%) Adobe
16 69 (11.29%) Photoshop
17 67 (10.97%) JavaScript
18 66 (10.80%) Digital Marketing
19 62 (10.15%) Intranet
19 62 (10.15%) Retail
20 61 (9.98%) Publishing
20 61 (9.98%) Scrum
21 60 (9.82%) XML
22 56 (9.17%) RESTful
23 55 (9.00%) Microsoft
23 55 (9.00%) HTML5
24 52 (8.51%) Oracle
25 50 (8.18%) Android

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (13.09%) CMS
2 45 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.76%) Node.js
5 18 (2.95%) WordPress
6 17 (2.78%) Drupal
7 14 (2.29%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (0.98%) IIS
10 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.49%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.33%) Apache
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.16%) Lync
13 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (11.29%) Photoshop
2 41 (6.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (6.06%) MS Office
4 31 (5.07%) InDesign
5 27 (4.42%) MS Excel
6 15 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.82%) MS Project
9 5 (0.82%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (4.42%) WebTrends
1 27 (4.42%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.47%) SiteCatalyst
3 7 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Tridion
6 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) SaaS
2 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.65%) GitHub
4 3 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Force.com
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.15%) Intranet
2 34 (5.56%) Internet
3 5 (0.82%) Extranet
4 3 (0.49%) DNS
4 3 (0.49%) VoIP
4 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.49%) RTSP
5 2 (0.33%) SMS
5 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
5 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.20%) MySQL
2 34 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.13%) QlikView
5 10 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.98%) SQLite
7 6 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.98%) Big Data
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.33%) Redis
11 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (8.02%) Subversion
2 37 (6.06%) Maven
3 35 (5.73%) Ant
4 14 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
6 8 (1.31%) Xcode
7 7 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.49%) JIRA
10 2 (0.33%) NUnit
10 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.16%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.16%) Grunt
11 1 (0.16%) Hudson
11 1 (0.16%) Mockito
11 1 (0.16%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.16%) EasyMock
General
1 204 (33.39%) Marketing
2 86 (14.08%) Finance
3 62 (10.15%) Retail
4 61 (9.98%) Publishing
5 28 (4.58%) Legal
6 22 (3.60%) Advertising
7 21 (3.44%) Games
8 18 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.80%) Danish Language
10 9 (1.47%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.47%) Banking
11 7 (1.15%) Electronics
11 7 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.15%) German Language
12 6 (0.98%) Local Government
12 6 (0.98%) Automotive
13 4 (0.65%) French Language
14 3 (0.49%) Billing
14 3 (0.49%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 177 (28.97%) Developer
2 73 (11.95%) Designer
3 63 (10.31%) Project Manager
4 46 (7.53%) Analyst
5 32 (5.24%) Business Analyst
6 30 (4.91%) Digital Project Manager
7 26 (4.26%) Digital Designer
8 24 (3.93%) C# Developer
9 23 (3.76%) Consultant
10 19 (3.11%) iOS Developer
11 18 (2.95%) Web Developer
12 17 (2.78%) Marketing Manager
13 15 (2.45%) Android Developer
14 14 (2.29%) Coordinator
14 14 (2.29%) Social Media Manager
15 12 (1.96%) Content Editor
15 12 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (1.96%) PHP Developer
16 11 (1.80%) Architect
17 10 (1.64%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (29.95%) HTML
2 108 (17.68%) CSS
3 86 (14.08%) Web Services
4 60 (9.82%) XML
5 56 (9.17%) RESTful
6 55 (9.00%) HTML5
7 42 (6.87%) jQuery
8 41 (6.71%) SOAP
9 38 (6.22%) J2EE
10 37 (6.06%) Flash
11 35 (5.73%) XSD
11 35 (5.73%) XSL
11 35 (5.73%) WSDL
12 33 (5.40%) CSS3
13 31 (5.07%) AngularJS
14 27 (4.42%) JSON
15 24 (3.93%) Backbone.js
16 16 (2.62%) REST
17 15 (2.45%) .NET
18 13 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.06%) iPad
2 32 (5.24%) Blog
3 27 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.44%) iPhone
4 21 (3.44%) Graphic Design
4 21 (3.44%) Digital Media
5 19 (3.11%) New Media
6 16 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.45%) Wiki
8 14 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.96%) Online Games
10 11 (1.80%) Statistics
10 11 (1.80%) Social Network
11 10 (1.64%) Copywriting
12 8 (1.31%) Open Source
13 7 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.98%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.98%) FMCG
15 5 (0.82%) E-Learning
15 5 (0.82%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.18%) Android
2 41 (6.71%) Linux
3 37 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.80%) Windows
5 6 (0.98%) UNIX
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (19.31%) Content Management
3 103 (16.86%) Project Management
4 92 (15.06%) TDD
5 81 (13.26%) SEO
5 81 (13.26%) Analytics
6 78 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 74 (12.11%) CRM
8 66 (10.80%) Digital Marketing
9 61 (9.98%) Scrum
10 48 (7.86%) OO
10 48 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (6.55%) Waterfall
13 35 (5.73%) ERP
14 30 (4.91%) iOS Development
15 28 (4.58%) Marketing Strategy
16 25 (4.09%) Online Marketing
16 25 (4.09%) PRINCE2
17 24 (3.93%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.95%) Java
2 67 (10.97%) JavaScript
3 40 (6.55%) PHP
4 37 (6.06%) C#
5 35 (5.73%) Groovy
6 28 (4.58%) C++
7 18 (2.95%) SQL
8 17 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.15%) Python
10 5 (0.82%) ActionScript
10 5 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
10 5 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (0.82%) PHP5
11 3 (0.49%) VB
11 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.49%) Scala
12 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.33%) PHP4
12 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 82 (13.42%) Degree
2 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.65%) ISEB
3 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.49%) PMP
5 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) APMP
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) MCSA
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.58%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) WCAG
2 7 (1.15%) WAI
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.33%) Puppet
2 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 70 (11.46%) Adobe
2 55 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 52 (8.51%) Oracle
4 48 (7.86%) Facebook
5 47 (7.69%) Twitter
6 43 (7.04%) Google
7 38 (6.22%) JBoss
8 35 (5.73%) Endeca
8 35 (5.73%) ATG
8 35 (5.73%) Perforce
9 14 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.29%) Lotus
10 8 (1.31%) Zend
11 7 (1.15%) Siebel
11 7 (1.15%) Apple
12 6 (0.98%) Omniture
12 6 (0.98%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.82%) Hitwise
14 4 (0.65%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.65%) SAP
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £200 to £200 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Essex Police
Rate: £30,939 - £33,363 pro rata, per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Salt
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blu Digital
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Computer People
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Royal Opera House
Rate: c.£32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour + Please quote
Posted: 14 days ago
Weybridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago