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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 356 266 370
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +104
Contract jobs citing Social Media 276 379 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 2.25% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 214 120
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£450 £361 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.10 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.18%
Social Media
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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
17421 16845 16017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.33% 32.91% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11150 10253 9878
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 703 651
Average hourly rate £20.91 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -94 134 £425 +6.25% 63
South East -2 74 £363 +18.36% 23
North East - 24 £495 - 2
East of England +9 15 £450 +89.47% 7
West Midlands -9 11 £325 -27.77% 14
Yorkshire -27 10 £490 +45.18% 17
North West -31 8 £510 +45.71% 23
East Midlands -8 3 £250 +138.09% 3
South West -11 2 - - 9
Midlands +5 1 - -
Social Media
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Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 164 (33.00%) Marketing
2 155 (31.19%) HTML
3 126 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 112 (22.54%) Content Management
6 103 (20.72%) CSS
7 100 (20.12%) Analytics
8 91 (18.31%) HTML5
9 80 (16.10%) SEO
10 78 (15.69%) Digital Marketing
11 72 (14.49%) E-Commerce
12 69 (13.88%) Mobile App
13 68 (13.68%) jQuery
14 62 (12.47%) Degree
14 62 (12.47%) CMS
14 62 (12.47%) Facebook
15 58 (11.67%) Google
16 56 (11.27%) User Experience
17 54 (10.87%) Project Management
18 53 (10.66%) Twitter
19 52 (10.46%) PHP
20 48 (9.66%) CRM
20 48 (9.66%) Finance
21 47 (9.46%) Web Services
22 46 (9.26%) .NET
23 45 (9.05%) SQL Server
24 44 (8.85%) Apple iOS
25 43 (8.65%) Java
25 43 (8.65%) OO
26 42 (8.45%) Linux

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (12.47%) CMS
2 31 (6.24%) WordPress
3 23 (4.63%) Drupal
4 20 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.42%) Node.js
6 12 (2.41%) Confluence
7 10 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.01%) JBoss
8 8 (1.61%) SAS
8 8 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.41%) Apache
9 7 (1.41%) IIS
10 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.60%) DNN
11 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (7.85%) Photoshop
2 38 (7.65%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.83%) MS Office
3 24 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.01%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.80%) SPSS
6 4 (0.80%) MS Project
7 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.40%) InDesign
7 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.41%) Radian6
2 6 (1.21%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Optimost
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.44%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.21%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.21%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
6 3 (0.60%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.60%) Yammer
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.40%) Responsys
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.44%) Intranet
2 26 (5.23%) Internet
3 10 (2.01%) FTP
3 10 (2.01%) 3G
3 10 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.01%) 4G
4 9 (1.81%) SSH
5 6 (1.21%) SMS
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (0.40%) HTTP
7 2 (0.40%) CTI
8 1 (0.20%) LDAP
8 1 (0.20%) Extranet
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) WebEx
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
8 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.23%) MySQL
3 17 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.81%) Big Data
7 7 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.01%) Redis
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.40%) SQLite
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (3.62%) Subversion
2 17 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 13 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.41%) JIRA
5 12 (2.41%) Selenium
5 12 (2.41%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.21%) Maven
7 10 (2.01%) Ant
8 9 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.41%) GitLab
10 6 (1.21%) Firebug
10 6 (1.21%) Fiddler
11 5 (1.01%) Grunt
12 4 (0.80%) Xcode
13 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.40%) QUnit
14 2 (0.40%) Bower
14 2 (0.40%) Mocha
General
1 164 (33.00%) Marketing
2 48 (9.66%) Finance
3 36 (7.24%) Retail
4 32 (6.44%) Publishing
5 29 (5.84%) Advertising
6 18 (3.62%) Games
6 18 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.82%) Legal
8 12 (2.41%) Law
9 8 (1.61%) Banking
9 8 (1.61%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.61%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.01%) French Language
10 5 (1.01%) German Language
10 5 (1.01%) Local Government
10 5 (1.01%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Danish Language
11 4 (0.80%) Swedish Language
11 4 (0.80%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 138 (27.77%) Developer
2 37 (7.44%) Architect
3 34 (6.84%) Analyst
4 30 (6.04%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.84%) Designer
6 25 (5.03%) Consultant
7 23 (4.63%) iOS Developer
8 22 (4.43%) Front-End Developer
9 20 (4.02%) Digital Project Manager
10 19 (3.82%) Marketing Manager
10 19 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.22%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.22%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.02%) Social Media Manager
13 14 (2.82%) Android Developer
13 14 (2.82%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.41%) Senior iOS Developer
14 12 (2.41%) Digital Architect
14 12 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.19%) HTML
2 103 (20.72%) CSS
3 91 (18.31%) HTML5
4 68 (13.68%) jQuery
5 47 (9.46%) Web Services
6 46 (9.26%) .NET
7 39 (7.85%) JSON
8 37 (7.44%) XML
9 30 (6.04%) CSS3
10 28 (5.63%) RESTful
11 23 (4.63%) Sass
12 22 (4.43%) RSS
13 21 (4.23%) REST
14 17 (3.42%) Spring
15 16 (3.22%) XSL
15 16 (3.22%) ASP.NET
16 15 (3.02%) J2EE
16 15 (3.02%) SOAP
16 15 (3.02%) AngularJS
17 12 (2.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.88%) Mobile App
2 56 (11.27%) User Experience
3 39 (7.85%) Digital Media
4 35 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.03%) Blog
6 23 (4.63%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.22%) Copywriting
8 13 (2.62%) iPhone
8 13 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.21%) iPad
10 10 (2.01%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.01%) Social Network
11 7 (1.41%) Animation
12 5 (1.01%) BBC
12 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.80%) iDTV
13 4 (0.80%) Photography
13 4 (0.80%) Statistics
14 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.85%) Apple iOS
2 42 (8.45%) Linux
3 34 (6.84%) Android
4 16 (3.22%) UNIX
5 10 (2.01%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.21%) Windows
7 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.54%) Content Management
3 100 (20.12%) Analytics
4 80 (16.10%) SEO
5 78 (15.69%) Digital Marketing
6 72 (14.49%) E-Commerce
7 54 (10.87%) Project Management
8 48 (9.66%) CRM
9 43 (8.65%) OO
10 39 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (7.85%) Scrum
11 36 (7.24%) TDD
12 34 (6.84%) iOS Development
13 33 (6.64%) Business Analysis
14 28 (5.63%) SDLC
15 26 (5.23%) Web Analytics
15 26 (5.23%) Web Design
15 26 (5.23%) Open Source
16 25 (5.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 25 (5.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 114 (22.94%) JavaScript
2 52 (10.46%) PHP
3 43 (8.65%) Java
4 30 (6.04%) SQL
5 28 (5.63%) C#
6 19 (3.82%) ActionScript
7 17 (3.42%) VB
7 17 (3.42%) Python
7 17 (3.42%) Ruby
7 17 (3.42%) C
8 14 (2.82%) Objective-C
9 12 (2.41%) Scala
10 11 (2.21%) Groovy
11 4 (0.80%) R
11 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 62 (12.47%) Degree
2 13 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CIPD
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) QA
2 9 (1.81%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) WAI
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (2.41%) Puppet
2 5 (1.01%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.20%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.20%) Mesos
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (12.47%) Facebook
2 58 (11.67%) Google
3 53 (10.66%) Twitter
4 42 (8.45%) Adobe
5 31 (6.24%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.63%) Sitecore
7 19 (3.82%) Oracle
8 16 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.41%) Omniture
10 11 (2.21%) ATG
11 10 (2.01%) Perforce
11 10 (2.01%) Endeca
12 9 (1.81%) Eloqua
13 8 (1.61%) Spiceworks
14 6 (1.21%) Nintex
14 6 (1.21%) Zend
14 6 (1.21%) Pega
14 6 (1.21%) VMware
15 5 (1.01%) Cisco
15 5 (1.01%) Tableau
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