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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 320 302 326
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Social Media 308 274 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 1.80% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 158 124
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.90 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £28.10 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -61.53%
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
15917 15214 14594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.59% 32.09% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10316 9696 8651
Average daily rate £415 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 621 768
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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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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 +4 186 £400 +8.10% 95
South East -13 47 £310 -4.61% 32
South West -17 17 £318 -5.38% 22
West Midlands 0 16 £331 +89.28% 12
North West -4 15 £369 +0.34% 27
East of England -15 12 £250 - 11
Yorkshire -8 9 £445 +36.92% 7
North East -28 7 £500 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 10
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 233 (33.87%) Marketing
2 194 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (25.15%) HTML
4 111 (16.13%) Publishing
5 109 (15.84%) Analytics
6 105 (15.26%) Content Management
7 104 (15.12%) Project Management
8 103 (14.97%) Web Services
9 100 (14.53%) CSS
10 99 (14.39%) User Experience
11 91 (13.23%) XML
11 91 (13.23%) SEO
12 89 (12.94%) E-Commerce
13 79 (11.48%) JavaScript
13 79 (11.48%) CMS
14 77 (11.19%) TDD
14 77 (11.19%) Finance
15 74 (10.76%) Java
16 71 (10.32%) Digital Marketing
17 65 (9.45%) Intranet
18 64 (9.30%) Degree
19 59 (8.58%) Google
19 59 (8.58%) Scrum
20 56 (8.14%) Microsoft
20 56 (8.14%) Blog
21 55 (7.99%) Retail
21 55 (7.99%) Photoshop
22 53 (7.70%) jQuery
23 52 (7.56%) Subversion
23 52 (7.56%) SOAP

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 79 (11.48%) CMS
2 42 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 36 (5.23%) JBoss
4 34 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.80%) WordPress
6 29 (4.22%) Drupal
7 16 (2.33%) Apache
8 14 (2.03%) Node.js
9 13 (1.89%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.89%) IIS
10 9 (1.31%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.02%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 55 (7.99%) Photoshop
2 30 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.07%) MS Office
4 23 (3.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (1.02%) InDesign
7 7 (1.02%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.58%) MS Project
10 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (5.96%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.18%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.87%) Magento
4 4 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (0.87%) Heroku
3 5 (0.73%) SaaS
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.29%) Force.com
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (9.45%) Intranet
2 27 (3.92%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) RTSP
3 4 (0.58%) FTP
3 4 (0.58%) WAN
3 4 (0.58%) LAN
3 4 (0.58%) Firewall
4 3 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.44%) VoIP
5 2 (0.29%) Extranet
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) MVNO
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) NFC
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.98%) MySQL
2 34 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.16%) QlikView
5 8 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.16%) Big Data
6 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.58%) SQLite
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (7.56%) Subversion
2 35 (5.09%) Maven
2 35 (5.09%) Ant
3 14 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.89%) Xcode
5 12 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.73%) Jasmine
7 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.58%) Mocha
9 3 (0.44%) JIRA
10 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.29%) NUnit
10 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.15%) Grunt
11 1 (0.15%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.15%) ProtoShare
General
1 233 (33.87%) Marketing
2 111 (16.13%) Publishing
3 77 (11.19%) Finance
4 55 (7.99%) Retail
5 35 (5.09%) Advertising
6 28 (4.07%) Legal
7 22 (3.20%) Games
8 10 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.31%) Back Office
10 8 (1.16%) Danish Language
10 8 (1.16%) Banking
11 7 (1.02%) Automotive
11 7 (1.02%) German Language
12 6 (0.87%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.58%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.58%) Law
15 3 (0.44%) French Language
15 3 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (28.05%) Developer
2 83 (12.06%) Designer
3 40 (5.81%) Project Manager
3 40 (5.81%) Digital Content Designer
4 38 (5.52%) Analyst
5 28 (4.07%) Architect
6 24 (3.49%) iOS Developer
7 22 (3.20%) Consultant
8 21 (3.05%) Business Analyst
8 21 (3.05%) Coordinator
8 21 (3.05%) C# Developer
9 19 (2.76%) Content Editor
9 19 (2.76%) Senior Developer
10 18 (2.62%) Marketing Manager
11 17 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
12 16 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
12 16 (2.33%) Web Manager
13 15 (2.18%) Content Manager
13 15 (2.18%) UI Designer
13 15 (2.18%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (25.15%) HTML
2 103 (14.97%) Web Services
3 100 (14.53%) CSS
4 91 (13.23%) XML
5 53 (7.70%) jQuery
6 52 (7.56%) SOAP
7 45 (6.54%) HTML5
8 44 (6.40%) RESTful
9 39 (5.67%) J2EE
10 34 (4.94%) XSD
10 34 (4.94%) XSL
10 34 (4.94%) WSDL
11 28 (4.07%) Ajax
12 26 (3.78%) .NET
12 26 (3.78%) LAMP
12 26 (3.78%) CSS3
13 25 (3.63%) JSON
14 17 (2.47%) REST
14 17 (2.47%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.74%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.39%) User Experience
2 56 (8.14%) Blog
3 51 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.40%) iPad
5 42 (6.10%) Mobile App
6 21 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.91%) Digital Media
8 19 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.76%) Open Source
9 15 (2.18%) Wiki
10 14 (2.03%) Copywriting
11 13 (1.89%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.74%) Graphic Design
13 11 (1.60%) iPhone
14 10 (1.45%) New Media
14 10 (1.45%) Taxonomies
15 9 (1.31%) Online Games
16 8 (1.16%) Podcast
16 8 (1.16%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 37 (5.38%) Linux
3 32 (4.65%) Android
4 7 (1.02%) Windows
5 5 (0.73%) UNIX
6 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (15.84%) Analytics
3 105 (15.26%) Content Management
4 104 (15.12%) Project Management
5 91 (13.23%) SEO
6 89 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 77 (11.19%) TDD
8 71 (10.32%) Digital Marketing
9 59 (8.58%) Scrum
10 50 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (6.25%) Web Application Development
12 40 (5.81%) Online Marketing
13 39 (5.67%) CRM
14 37 (5.38%) OO
14 37 (5.38%) Waterfall
15 36 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (5.09%) ERP
17 30 (4.36%) iOS Development
18 28 (4.07%) MVC
19 24 (3.49%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.48%) JavaScript
2 74 (10.76%) Java
3 45 (6.54%) PHP
4 37 (5.38%) C#
5 34 (4.94%) Groovy
6 32 (4.65%) C++
7 25 (3.63%) SQL
8 21 (3.05%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.89%) PHP5
9 13 (1.89%) C
10 7 (1.02%) Python
10 7 (1.02%) Ruby
11 4 (0.58%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.44%) VBScript
12 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.29%) Scala
13 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.29%) XAML
13 2 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (9.30%) Degree
2 16 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.58%) CCNA
6 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.44%) CIPD
6 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) PMP
7 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.29%) CCNP
7 2 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CCDP
8 1 (0.15%) CCIE
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.36%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) WAI
3 3 (0.44%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) GPFS
1 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.58%) Puppet
3 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.29%) Mesos
5 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.15%) YUM
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 59 (8.58%) Google
2 56 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.83%) Facebook
4 42 (6.10%) Oracle
5 40 (5.81%) Twitter
6 38 (5.52%) Adobe
7 35 (5.09%) ATG
8 34 (4.94%) Perforce
8 34 (4.94%) Endeca
9 22 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.03%) Lotus
11 12 (1.74%) Omniture
12 8 (1.16%) Eloqua
13 7 (1.02%) Zend
14 6 (0.87%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.87%) Marketo
14 6 (0.87%) Pardot
15 4 (0.58%) Coremetrics
15 4 (0.58%) Apple
15 4 (0.58%) Cisco
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £50 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Rate: £18000 - £20500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Southport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Sunderland
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago