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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 410 364 348
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 213 255 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.57% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 163 167
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -32.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £36.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
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
16673 16246 16349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.10% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10974 9983 10098
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.68 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -31 130 £350 -12.50% 75
South East -43 42 £388 +3.33% 26
South West +2 10 £275 -15.38% 9
Yorkshire +6 9 £578 +65.00% 6
North West -2 9 £488 - 17
West Midlands -8 8 £363 +3.57% 16
East Midlands +2 1 £225 -65.38% 3
East of England -1 1 £350 -20.00% 6
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 155 (34.22%) Marketing
2 149 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (23.40%) HTML
4 94 (20.75%) Analytics
5 78 (17.22%) SEO
6 74 (16.34%) Digital Marketing
7 73 (16.11%) Java
8 72 (15.89%) JavaScript
9 68 (15.01%) E-Commerce
10 67 (14.79%) Git (software)
11 59 (13.02%) Web Services
12 54 (11.92%) CSS
12 54 (11.92%) TDD
13 53 (11.70%) User Experience
14 52 (11.48%) Twitter
15 49 (10.82%) Facebook
15 49 (10.82%) Publishing
16 48 (10.60%) HTML5
16 48 (10.60%) JIRA
17 47 (10.38%) Google
17 47 (10.38%) Content Management
18 46 (10.15%) Oracle
19 45 (9.93%) RESTful
20 44 (9.71%) J2EE
20 44 (9.71%) Adobe
21 42 (9.27%) Finance
21 42 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (9.05%) Jenkins
22 41 (9.05%) Scrum
23 39 (8.61%) Degree

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 31 (6.84%) CMS
2 25 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.87%) Apache TomEE
3 13 (2.87%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.65%) WordPress
5 11 (2.43%) Node.js
5 11 (2.43%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.21%) Confluence
7 5 (1.10%) Drupal
7 5 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.88%) IIS
8 4 (0.88%) JBoss
8 4 (0.88%) Magnolia
9 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.66%) Apache
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.66%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 35 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.74%) Photoshop
3 24 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.64%) MS Office
5 11 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.10%) MS Project
8 4 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.44%) InDesign
10 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 38 (8.39%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.43%) Radian6
3 8 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.44%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.73%) Google Analytics
2 21 (4.64%) SaaS
3 16 (3.53%) IaaS
4 12 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.43%) GitHub
6 10 (2.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (2.21%) PaaS
6 10 (2.21%) Yammer
7 7 (1.55%) Office 365
8 6 (1.32%) AdWords
8 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.44%) Pure360
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.74%) Intranet
2 25 (5.52%) Internet
3 12 (2.65%) HTTP
4 7 (1.55%) CTI
5 4 (0.88%) FTP
6 3 (0.66%) SAN
6 3 (0.66%) Skype
7 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.44%) SMS
7 2 (0.44%) SSL
7 2 (0.44%) WebEx
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.53%) MongoDB
1 16 (3.53%) NoSQL
2 15 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (2.65%) Big Data
3 12 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.21%) MySQL
5 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.88%) SQLite
8 3 (0.66%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) MS Access
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.44%) Power BI
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.60%) JIRA
3 41 (9.05%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.96%) Maven
5 26 (5.74%) Selenium
6 22 (4.86%) JUnit
7 21 (4.64%) Mockito
7 21 (4.64%) Spock
8 7 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.32%) Subversion
10 4 (0.88%) Ant
10 4 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.66%) Gradle
11 3 (0.66%) RSpec
12 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.44%) gulp
12 2 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 155 (34.22%) Marketing
2 49 (10.82%) Publishing
3 42 (9.27%) Finance
4 33 (7.28%) Retail
5 21 (4.64%) Games
5 21 (4.64%) Legal
6 12 (2.65%) Advertising
6 12 (2.65%) Brand Awareness
7 10 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.99%) German Language
9 8 (1.77%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.32%) Banking
10 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.10%) Automotive
11 5 (1.10%) Back Office
11 5 (1.10%) Electronics
12 4 (0.88%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 113 (24.94%) Developer
2 42 (9.27%) Architect
3 40 (8.83%) Designer
4 32 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.84%) Analyst
6 27 (5.96%) Digital Architect
7 23 (5.08%) Content Designer
8 17 (3.75%) Consultant
8 17 (3.75%) Social Media Manager
9 16 (3.53%) Java Developer
10 13 (2.87%) Digital Designer
10 13 (2.87%) Marketing Manager
10 13 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (2.87%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.65%) Enterprise Architect
11 12 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (2.65%) Web Manager
12 11 (2.43%) Applications Developer
12 11 (2.43%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (23.40%) HTML
2 59 (13.02%) Web Services
3 54 (11.92%) CSS
4 48 (10.60%) HTML5
5 45 (9.93%) RESTful
6 44 (9.71%) J2EE
7 30 (6.62%) JSON
8 28 (6.18%) SOAP
9 25 (5.52%) WSDL
10 23 (5.08%) CSS3
11 22 (4.86%) JSP
11 22 (4.86%) Servlets
11 22 (4.86%) Spring
12 21 (4.64%) Taglibs
13 20 (4.42%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.42%) jQuery
14 17 (3.75%) XML
15 16 (3.53%) .NET
15 16 (3.53%) Ajax
16 15 (3.31%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.70%) User Experience
2 42 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.39%) iPad
4 26 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 23 (5.08%) Digital Media
6 21 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.87%) Blog
9 11 (2.43%) NHS
10 9 (1.99%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.99%) Social Network
11 8 (1.77%) Clustering
11 8 (1.77%) Wiki
12 7 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.55%) Animation
12 7 (1.55%) IVR
12 7 (1.55%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.84%) Linux
2 24 (5.30%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.64%) Android
4 11 (2.43%) Windows
5 7 (1.55%) Unix
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.75%) Analytics
3 78 (17.22%) SEO
4 74 (16.34%) Digital Marketing
5 68 (15.01%) E-Commerce
6 54 (11.92%) TDD
7 47 (10.38%) Content Management
8 41 (9.05%) Scrum
9 38 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.17%) B2B
10 37 (8.17%) CRM
11 36 (7.95%) ERP
12 35 (7.73%) Open Source
13 28 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.52%) Project Management
15 24 (5.30%) Pay per click
16 23 (5.08%) Web Analytics
17 21 (4.64%) Email Marketing
18 19 (4.19%) Front End Development
19 18 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.11%) Java
2 72 (15.89%) JavaScript
3 25 (5.52%) Python
4 20 (4.42%) SQL
5 16 (3.53%) PHP
6 11 (2.43%) Ruby
7 9 (1.99%) C#
7 9 (1.99%) Objective-C
8 8 (1.77%) Scala
9 6 (1.32%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.10%) C++
10 5 (1.10%) Groovy
11 3 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.44%) VB
13 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.22%) C
13 1 (0.22%) FQL
13 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (8.61%) Degree
2 9 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.10%) MBA
4 4 (0.88%) CISSP
4 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.99%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.88%) XenApp
2 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.66%) UAG
4 2 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.55%) SCCM
3 6 (1.32%) StatsD
4 5 (1.10%) Puppet
5 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
5 3 (0.66%) Packer
5 3 (0.66%) Terraform
6 2 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (11.48%) Twitter
2 49 (10.82%) Facebook
3 47 (10.38%) Google
4 46 (10.15%) Oracle
5 44 (9.71%) Adobe
6 33 (7.28%) Microsoft
7 25 (5.52%) ATG
7 25 (5.52%) Endeca
8 17 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.87%) CyberSource
10 11 (2.43%) SAP
11 8 (1.77%) Marketo
11 8 (1.77%) Omniture
12 7 (1.55%) Avaya
12 7 (1.55%) EMC
13 6 (1.32%) Apigee
13 6 (1.32%) Apple
13 6 (1.32%) Citrix
13 6 (1.32%) Mashery
13 6 (1.32%) Siebel
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