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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 358 314 293
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -21
Contract jobs citing Social Media 230 261 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.74% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 159 151
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £273 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.27% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.06 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £25.10 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.72% -21.81%
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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -40 126 £388 +10.71% 85
South East +1 63 £373 +24.16% 42
East Midlands -3 10 £650 - 11
East of England +8 9 £650 +364.28% 9
West Midlands -12 8 £344 +27.31% 14
South West +8 7 £325 - 6
Yorkshire -14 3 £350 +16.66% 16
North West -30 2 £275 -1.78% 36
Midlands -2 1 £500 -
North East -13 1 - - 5
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 145 (32.08%) Marketing
2 121 (26.77%) HTML
3 100 (22.12%) Analytics
4 96 (21.24%) JavaScript
5 90 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (17.92%) CSS
7 73 (16.15%) E-Commerce
8 69 (15.27%) User Experience
9 68 (15.04%) HTML5
10 65 (14.38%) Content Management
11 49 (10.84%) Retail
11 49 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (10.84%) Web Services
11 49 (10.84%) JSON
11 49 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
11 49 (10.84%) Mobile App
12 48 (10.62%) Facebook
12 48 (10.62%) jQuery
13 47 (10.40%) Project Management
14 45 (9.96%) CMS
14 45 (9.96%) TDD
15 44 (9.73%) Degree
16 43 (9.51%) Google
17 42 (9.29%) CRM
17 42 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (9.07%) SEO
19 40 (8.85%) Finance
19 40 (8.85%) Microsoft
20 39 (8.63%) OO
20 39 (8.63%) Advertising

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (9.96%) CMS
2 36 (7.96%) Node.js
3 15 (3.32%) WordPress
4 12 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.65%) JBoss
4 12 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (2.43%) Drupal
5 11 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.55%) SAS
8 7 (1.55%) Apache
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Kentico
10 2 (0.44%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.54%) MS Office
3 15 (3.32%) Photoshop
4 14 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.88%) MS Project
7 4 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.66%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.66%) SPSS
9 2 (0.44%) InDesign
9 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Radian6
1 3 (0.66%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.64%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.32%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.33%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Yammer
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.44%) Responsys
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.09%) Intranet
2 21 (4.65%) Internet
3 10 (2.21%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (0.66%) CTI
4 3 (0.66%) SMS
4 3 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.32%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.43%) Big Data
4 10 (2.21%) MySQL
5 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.55%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.66%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.44%) SQLite
10 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.44%) Redis
11 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (3.98%) Mocha
1 18 (3.98%) Jasmine
2 16 (3.54%) Subversion
2 16 (3.54%) Grunt
3 15 (3.32%) Bower
4 12 (2.65%) Ant
4 12 (2.65%) Maven
4 12 (2.65%) webpack
4 12 (2.65%) QUnit
5 9 (1.99%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (1.55%) Firebug
6 7 (1.55%) Fiddler
7 6 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.11%) Selenium
9 4 (0.88%) Xcode
9 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.66%) JIRA
10 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 145 (32.08%) Marketing
2 49 (10.84%) Retail
3 40 (8.85%) Finance
4 39 (8.63%) Advertising
5 27 (5.97%) Publishing
6 18 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.76%) Legal
7 17 (3.76%) Games
8 11 (2.43%) Banking
9 9 (1.99%) Law
10 4 (0.88%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.66%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (26.11%) Developer
2 49 (10.84%) Analyst
3 32 (7.08%) Architect
4 27 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 26 (5.75%) Designer
6 22 (4.87%) Project Manager
6 22 (4.87%) Consultant
7 21 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
8 19 (4.20%) iOS Developer
9 18 (3.98%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.88%) Social Media Manager
12 12 (2.65%) PHP Developer
13 11 (2.43%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Android Developer
14 10 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Product Manager
14 10 (2.21%) Web Developer
15 9 (1.99%) Content Manager
16 8 (1.77%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (26.77%) HTML
2 81 (17.92%) CSS
3 68 (15.04%) HTML5
4 49 (10.84%) Web Services
4 49 (10.84%) JSON
5 48 (10.62%) jQuery
6 38 (8.41%) XML
7 35 (7.74%) CSS3
8 33 (7.30%) AngularJS
9 28 (6.19%) RESTful
9 28 (6.19%) REST
10 25 (5.53%) .NET
10 25 (5.53%) Backbone.js
11 18 (3.98%) J2EE
12 17 (3.76%) SOAP
13 16 (3.54%) Sass
14 13 (2.88%) XSL
14 13 (2.88%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.65%) XSD
15 12 (2.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.27%) User Experience
2 49 (10.84%) Mobile App
3 42 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.31%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.76%) iPad
6 16 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.54%) Blog
7 13 (2.88%) iPhone
7 13 (2.88%) Open Source
8 12 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.99%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.55%) Animation
10 7 (1.55%) Copywriting
11 6 (1.33%) Statistics
12 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.88%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.66%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 23 (5.09%) Linux
3 18 (3.98%) Android
4 3 (0.66%) Windows
5 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) UNIX
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.12%) Analytics
2 90 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (16.15%) E-Commerce
4 65 (14.38%) Content Management
5 49 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
6 47 (10.40%) Project Management
7 45 (9.96%) TDD
8 42 (9.29%) CRM
9 41 (9.07%) SEO
10 39 (8.63%) OO
11 30 (6.64%) Online Marketing
12 28 (6.19%) MVC
13 27 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.31%) Web Analytics
15 23 (5.09%) Scrum
16 22 (4.87%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (4.87%) iOS Development
17 19 (4.20%) Business Analysis
18 17 (3.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 96 (21.24%) JavaScript
2 30 (6.64%) Java
3 26 (5.75%) SQL
4 24 (5.31%) PHP
5 21 (4.65%) C#
6 14 (3.10%) Objective-C
7 13 (2.88%) Python
7 13 (2.88%) Groovy
8 12 (2.65%) R
8 12 (2.65%) C
9 8 (1.77%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.66%) Ruby
11 3 (0.66%) PHP5
12 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 44 (9.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.44%) PhD
3 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.55%) SLA
1 7 (1.55%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.66%) Basel II
2 3 (0.66%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.21%) Cisco IPCC
2 7 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.88%) Puppet
3 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.44%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.44%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.44%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (10.62%) Facebook
2 43 (9.51%) Google
3 40 (8.85%) Microsoft
4 39 (8.63%) Twitter
5 34 (7.52%) Adobe
6 17 (3.76%) VMware
7 16 (3.54%) Oracle
8 13 (2.88%) ATG
9 12 (2.65%) Sitecore
9 12 (2.65%) Endeca
9 12 (2.65%) Perforce
10 10 (2.21%) Cisco
11 9 (1.99%) Omniture
12 7 (1.55%) Citrix
13 5 (1.11%) Tableau
13 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.11%) DoubleClick
14 4 (0.88%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.88%) IBM
14 4 (0.88%) HP
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