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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 342 371 309
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Contract jobs citing Social Media 247 214 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.47% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 138 155
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 15
Average hourly rate £20.63 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.85 £32.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 143 £350 -17.64% 94
South East -15 35 £335 -15.72% 22
North West - 28 £238 - 30
West Midlands -15 12 £570 +26.66% 12
East of England +7 10 £338 +53.40% 11
South West -3 9 £125 -61.53% 6
Yorkshire -10 5 £325 -43.47% 7
North East -20 5 £625 +31.57% 3
East Midlands - 3 £405 - 6
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (31.43%) HTML
3 148 (30.20%) Marketing
4 101 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 96 (19.59%) CSS
6 91 (18.57%) SEO
7 84 (17.14%) Analytics
8 83 (16.94%) Content Management
9 76 (15.51%) HTML5
10 75 (15.31%) CMS
11 72 (14.69%) Digital Marketing
12 67 (13.67%) Java
13 61 (12.45%) Finance
14 54 (11.02%) E-Commerce
15 53 (10.82%) User Experience
16 50 (10.20%) Adobe
17 49 (10.00%) Web Services
18 48 (9.80%) Twitter
19 47 (9.59%) PHP
19 47 (9.59%) jQuery
20 46 (9.39%) Linux
20 46 (9.39%) Publishing
21 42 (8.57%) .NET
21 42 (8.57%) Microsoft
21 42 (8.57%) Project Management
21 42 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (8.37%) Photoshop
22 41 (8.37%) Open Source
23 40 (8.16%) Google
23 40 (8.16%) CRM

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (15.31%) CMS
2 36 (7.35%) WordPress
3 35 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.31%) Drupal
5 14 (2.86%) Node.js
6 10 (2.04%) Confluence
7 8 (1.63%) IIS
8 7 (1.43%) JBoss
8 7 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.02%) SAS
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.61%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.61%) Lync
11 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.41%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (8.37%) Photoshop
2 36 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 29 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (3.27%) MS Office
6 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.82%) MS Project
9 4 (0.82%) SPSS
10 3 (0.61%) InDesign
11 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (4.29%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.24%) Radian6
3 8 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.61%) Data Workbench
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.94%) Google Analytics
2 20 (4.08%) IaaS
2 20 (4.08%) SaaS
3 15 (3.06%) PaaS
4 13 (2.65%) GitHub
5 12 (2.45%) Yammer
6 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.82%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.41%) Pure360
10 1 (0.20%) AdWords
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.55%) Intranet
2 23 (4.69%) Internet
3 18 (3.67%) 3G
3 18 (3.67%) 4G
3 18 (3.67%) FTP
3 18 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (3.27%) SSH
5 9 (1.84%) HTTP
6 7 (1.43%) CTI
7 3 (0.61%) SAN
8 2 (0.41%) LDAP
8 2 (0.41%) SMS
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.27%) Big Data
2 16 (3.27%) MongoDB
2 16 (3.27%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.45%) MySQL
5 11 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.02%) SQLite
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.82%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) MS Access
11 2 (0.41%) OLAP
11 2 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 38 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.69%) JIRA
3 20 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.88%) Selenium
5 18 (3.67%) Maven
6 13 (2.65%) Subversion
7 12 (2.45%) GitLab
7 12 (2.45%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.24%) JUnit
8 11 (2.24%) Mockito
8 11 (2.24%) Spock
9 7 (1.43%) Ant
10 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.82%) RSpec
13 2 (0.41%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 148 (30.20%) Marketing
2 61 (12.45%) Finance
3 46 (9.39%) Publishing
4 30 (6.12%) Retail
5 23 (4.69%) Legal
6 16 (3.27%) Advertising
7 15 (3.06%) Games
8 9 (1.84%) Banking
8 9 (1.84%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.63%) Law
10 7 (1.43%) German Language
10 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.22%) Automotive
12 4 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.82%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.61%) Czech Language
13 3 (0.61%) French Language
14 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 124 (25.31%) Developer
2 52 (10.61%) Architect
3 45 (9.18%) Designer
4 32 (6.53%) Analyst
5 26 (5.31%) Digital Architect
6 19 (3.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 18 (3.67%) Consultant
8 17 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 15 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (3.06%) Social Media Manager
10 14 (2.86%) IT Manager
10 14 (2.86%) Junior
11 13 (2.65%) Applications Developer
11 13 (2.65%) Business Analyst
11 13 (2.65%) Coordinator
11 13 (2.65%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (2.45%) Android Developer
12 12 (2.45%) HTML Developer
12 12 (2.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (31.43%) HTML
2 96 (19.59%) CSS
3 76 (15.51%) HTML5
4 49 (10.00%) Web Services
5 47 (9.59%) jQuery
6 42 (8.57%) .NET
7 33 (6.73%) RESTful
8 31 (6.33%) XML
9 29 (5.92%) CSS3
10 25 (5.10%) J2EE
11 21 (4.29%) JSON
11 21 (4.29%) RSS
11 21 (4.29%) SOAP
12 20 (4.08%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.88%) Sass
14 18 (3.67%) WSDL
15 13 (2.65%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.65%) Django
16 12 (2.45%) XSL
17 11 (2.24%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.82%) User Experience
2 42 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 33 (6.73%) Digital Media
5 21 (4.29%) Blog
6 20 (4.08%) iPad
7 18 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.65%) Copywriting
10 12 (2.45%) Social Network
11 9 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.63%) NHS
13 7 (1.43%) IVR
14 6 (1.22%) Clustering
14 6 (1.22%) Graphic Design
14 6 (1.22%) iPhone
15 5 (1.02%) Animation
15 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.39%) Linux
2 30 (6.12%) Unix
3 24 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.88%) Android
5 18 (3.67%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.02%) Windows
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.57%) SEO
3 84 (17.14%) Analytics
4 83 (16.94%) Content Management
5 72 (14.69%) Digital Marketing
6 54 (11.02%) E-Commerce
7 42 (8.57%) Project Management
8 41 (8.37%) Open Source
9 40 (8.16%) CRM
10 37 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (7.14%) B2B
11 35 (7.14%) ERP
12 34 (6.94%) Web Design
13 33 (6.73%) Scrum
14 32 (6.53%) TDD
15 28 (5.71%) B2C
15 28 (5.71%) Email Marketing
16 26 (5.31%) SDLC
17 25 (5.10%) Enterprise Architecture
18 24 (4.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 101 (20.61%) JavaScript
2 67 (13.67%) Java
3 47 (9.59%) PHP
4 26 (5.31%) Python
5 23 (4.69%) SQL
6 20 (4.08%) ActionScript
7 19 (3.88%) C#
8 18 (3.67%) VB
9 12 (2.45%) Ruby
10 9 (1.84%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.63%) Groovy
12 7 (1.43%) Scala
13 6 (1.22%) R
14 5 (1.02%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.82%) Perl
15 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.61%) C++
16 3 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.20%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (6.94%) Degree
2 19 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.63%) MBA
4 7 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.43%) PMP
5 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.61%) CISSP
7 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.04%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) WCAG
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.82%) XenApp
2 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.41%) UAG
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.22%) Puppet
3 4 (0.82%) SCCM
3 4 (0.82%) StatsD
4 3 (0.61%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 50 (10.20%) Adobe
2 48 (9.80%) Twitter
3 42 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 40 (8.16%) Google
5 38 (7.76%) Facebook
5 38 (7.76%) Oracle
6 21 (4.29%) SAP
7 18 (3.67%) ATG
7 18 (3.67%) Endeca
8 13 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.43%) Avaya
9 7 (1.43%) EMC
9 7 (1.43%) Perforce
10 6 (1.22%) Tableau
10 6 (1.22%) Teradata
11 5 (1.02%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Nintex
11 5 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.02%) Zend
12 4 (0.82%) Pega
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