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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 353 256 350
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +94
Contract jobs citing Social Media 253 344 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 2.21% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 206 122
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 £183 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £229
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £20.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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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 -77 134 £400 - 91
South East -11 67 £363 +11.53% 43
West Midlands -19 14 £325 +6.55% 11
East Midlands +5 12 £300 +185.71% 5
East of England +7 9 £550 +249.20% 10
South West -6 8 £325 - 3
North East -22 4 £250 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire -21 3 £350 -12.50% 13
North West -25 2 £450 +28.57% 28
Midlands -2 1 £500 -
Social Media
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Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 153 (32.62%) Marketing
2 123 (26.23%) HTML
3 110 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (22.81%) Analytics
5 94 (20.04%) JavaScript
6 82 (17.48%) Content Management
7 73 (15.57%) CSS
8 71 (15.14%) E-Commerce
9 68 (14.50%) HTML5
9 68 (14.50%) User Experience
10 62 (13.22%) Digital Marketing
11 60 (12.79%) Facebook
12 57 (12.15%) Mobile App
13 55 (11.73%) Web Services
14 54 (11.51%) JSON
15 52 (11.09%) Google
15 52 (11.09%) Project Management
16 51 (10.87%) Twitter
17 49 (10.45%) Retail
17 49 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (10.23%) TDD
18 48 (10.23%) CRM
19 47 (10.02%) SEO
19 47 (10.02%) Degree
20 44 (9.38%) jQuery
21 42 (8.96%) OO
21 42 (8.96%) Adobe
22 41 (8.74%) CMS
23 40 (8.53%) Microsoft
23 40 (8.53%) XML

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (8.74%) CMS
2 31 (6.61%) Node.js
3 18 (3.84%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.41%) WordPress
4 16 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (3.20%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.20%) JBoss
6 13 (2.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (2.13%) Drupal
8 9 (1.92%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.49%) IIS
10 6 (1.28%) Apache
10 6 (1.28%) SAS
10 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.43%) Confluence
12 2 (0.43%) Kentico
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.21%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.54%) Photoshop
3 20 (4.26%) MS Office
4 19 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.07%) MS Project
8 4 (0.85%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.64%) SPSS
9 3 (0.64%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.43%) InDesign
10 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Radian6
2 6 (1.28%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Optimost
4 2 (0.43%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.04%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.20%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.85%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.64%) Yammer
7 2 (0.43%) Responsys
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.21%) Force.com
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.61%) Intranet
2 25 (5.33%) Internet
3 6 (1.28%) SMS
4 5 (1.07%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.64%) CTI
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
6 1 (0.21%) Broadband
6 1 (0.21%) LAN
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) Extranet
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.20%) MySQL
3 13 (2.77%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.92%) Big Data
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.07%) Redis
8 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.64%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.43%) SQLite
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (4.05%) Subversion
2 18 (3.84%) Jasmine
3 17 (3.62%) Mocha
4 16 (3.41%) Maven
5 15 (3.20%) Ant
5 15 (3.20%) Grunt
5 15 (3.20%) Bower
6 12 (2.56%) QUnit
6 12 (2.56%) webpack
6 12 (2.56%) gulp
7 9 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.49%) Firebug
8 7 (1.49%) Fiddler
8 7 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.28%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.07%) Selenium
11 4 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.85%) JIRA
12 3 (0.64%) Xcode
General
1 153 (32.62%) Marketing
2 49 (10.45%) Retail
3 34 (7.25%) Finance
4 32 (6.82%) Advertising
5 30 (6.40%) Publishing
6 23 (4.90%) Games
7 17 (3.62%) Legal
7 17 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.13%) Law
9 8 (1.71%) Banking
9 8 (1.71%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.85%) Norwegian Language
10 4 (0.85%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.85%) Arabic Language
10 4 (0.85%) Danish Language
10 4 (0.85%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) Local Government
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (25.80%) Developer
2 48 (10.23%) Analyst
3 33 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 29 (6.18%) Designer
5 25 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 22 (4.69%) Marketing Manager
7 21 (4.48%) Architect
8 20 (4.26%) Consultant
9 19 (4.05%) Digital Project Manager
10 18 (3.84%) iOS Developer
11 16 (3.41%) Social Media Manager
12 15 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (2.77%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.56%) Android Developer
15 10 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
15 10 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (1.92%) Web Developer
16 9 (1.92%) Product Manager
17 8 (1.71%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (26.23%) HTML
2 73 (15.57%) CSS
3 68 (14.50%) HTML5
4 55 (11.73%) Web Services
5 54 (11.51%) JSON
6 44 (9.38%) jQuery
7 40 (8.53%) XML
8 32 (6.82%) CSS3
9 31 (6.61%) REST
9 31 (6.61%) AngularJS
9 31 (6.61%) RESTful
10 30 (6.40%) .NET
11 26 (5.54%) Backbone.js
12 22 (4.69%) J2EE
13 21 (4.48%) XSL
14 19 (4.05%) SOAP
15 15 (3.20%) WSDL
15 15 (3.20%) XSD
16 14 (2.99%) Sass
17 12 (2.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.50%) User Experience
2 57 (12.15%) Mobile App
3 35 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.69%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.62%) iPad
6 16 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.41%) Blog
7 13 (2.77%) iPhone
7 13 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.56%) Copywriting
9 9 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.49%) Social Network
10 7 (1.49%) Statistics
11 6 (1.28%) Animation
12 5 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.85%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.64%) Photography
14 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.64%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 32 (6.82%) Android
3 24 (5.12%) Linux
4 5 (1.07%) Windows
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) UNIX
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (22.81%) Analytics
3 82 (17.48%) Content Management
4 71 (15.14%) E-Commerce
5 62 (13.22%) Digital Marketing
6 52 (11.09%) Project Management
7 49 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (10.23%) CRM
8 48 (10.23%) TDD
9 47 (10.02%) SEO
10 42 (8.96%) OO
11 35 (7.46%) Scrum
12 32 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (6.40%) PRINCE2
14 27 (5.76%) Business Analysis
14 27 (5.76%) iOS Development
15 26 (5.54%) MVC
16 24 (5.12%) Online Marketing
17 23 (4.90%) B2B
17 23 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 94 (20.04%) JavaScript
2 35 (7.46%) Java
3 24 (5.12%) PHP
3 24 (5.12%) C#
4 20 (4.26%) SQL
5 16 (3.41%) Groovy
6 14 (2.99%) Python
7 13 (2.77%) C
8 12 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.35%) R
10 8 (1.71%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.85%) Ruby
11 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.43%) Scala
12 2 (0.43%) PHP5
12 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
13 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.21%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 47 (10.02%) Degree
2 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) SLA
2 7 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (0.64%) Basel II
3 3 (0.64%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
4 1 (0.21%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.07%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.85%) Puppet
2 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.21%) Mesos
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (12.79%) Facebook
2 52 (11.09%) Google
3 51 (10.87%) Twitter
4 42 (8.96%) Adobe
5 40 (8.53%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.48%) Oracle
7 16 (3.41%) ATG
7 16 (3.41%) Sitecore
8 15 (3.20%) Perforce
8 15 (3.20%) Endeca
9 13 (2.77%) VMware
10 11 (2.35%) Omniture
10 11 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.71%) Citrix
12 6 (1.28%) Nintex
13 5 (1.07%) Tableau
13 5 (1.07%) Eloqua
13 5 (1.07%) Cisco
13 5 (1.07%) DoubleClick
14 4 (0.85%) Tealeaf
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