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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 358 303 311
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 210 259 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.87% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 139 129
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.75 £13.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £30.00 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.86%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -59 113 £425 +6.25% 81
South East +26 55 £445 +18.66% 37
West Midlands +11 14 £400 -2.43% 11
South West -4 14 £300 +4.34% 13
Yorkshire -10 6 £575 +76.92% 8
North East -10 3 £500 -
East of England -17 2 £150 -56.52% 8
North West -18 2 £438 +54.27% 24
East Midlands - - - - 6
Midlands - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 190 (33.99%) Marketing
2 141 (25.22%) HTML
3 131 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (17.35%) CSS
5 93 (16.64%) Analytics
6 89 (15.92%) E-Commerce
7 85 (15.21%) JavaScript
8 83 (14.85%) User Experience
9 81 (14.49%) Publishing
10 71 (12.70%) Content Management
11 68 (12.16%) Project Management
12 65 (11.63%) XML
13 64 (11.45%) Web Services
14 61 (10.91%) SEO
14 61 (10.91%) CMS
15 58 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
16 55 (9.84%) TDD
17 53 (9.48%) jQuery
18 52 (9.30%) HTML5
19 49 (8.77%) Google
19 49 (8.77%) Finance
20 48 (8.59%) Java
21 46 (8.23%) Mobile App
22 45 (8.05%) Retail
23 43 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (7.51%) Advertising
25 41 (7.33%) Microsoft
25 41 (7.33%) Blog
26 40 (7.16%) Apple iOS
27 38 (6.80%) Online Marketing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (10.91%) CMS
2 29 (5.19%) Drupal
3 25 (4.47%) WordPress
4 23 (4.11%) Node.js
4 23 (4.11%) JBoss
5 22 (3.94%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.04%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.86%) Apache
8 10 (1.79%) IIS
9 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.07%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.54%) Documentum
13 3 (0.54%) FileNet
13 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.47%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.89%) MS Office
7 4 (0.72%) MS Project
8 3 (0.54%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.36%) InDesign
10 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 35 (6.26%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.07%) Magento
3 5 (0.89%) Radian6
4 4 (0.72%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.07%) SaaS
2 6 (1.07%) Heroku
3 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.54%) Yammer
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.44%) Intranet
2 14 (2.50%) Internet
3 5 (0.89%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (0.72%) FTP
4 4 (0.72%) LAN
4 4 (0.72%) WAN
5 3 (0.54%) Wireless
5 3 (0.54%) Firewall
5 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.36%) SMS
7 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.18%) Extranet
7 1 (0.18%) RTSP
7 1 (0.18%) NFC
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.55%) MySQL
2 29 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.25%) Big Data
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.54%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.36%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.18%) DB2
12 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (6.08%) Subversion
2 23 (4.11%) Ant
3 22 (3.94%) Maven
4 14 (2.50%) Xcode
5 10 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.43%) Mocha
7 7 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.54%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.54%) JIRA
10 2 (0.36%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.36%) Selenium
10 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.36%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.18%) NUnit
11 1 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 190 (33.99%) Marketing
2 81 (14.49%) Publishing
3 49 (8.77%) Finance
4 45 (8.05%) Retail
5 42 (7.51%) Advertising
6 23 (4.11%) Legal
7 17 (3.04%) Games
8 9 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.61%) Back Office
9 8 (1.43%) Banking
10 7 (1.25%) Law
11 4 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) French Language
12 3 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (29.70%) Developer
2 71 (12.70%) Designer
3 38 (6.80%) Analyst
4 36 (6.44%) Digital Content Designer
4 36 (6.44%) Architect
5 24 (4.29%) iOS Developer
6 23 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
7 21 (3.76%) Business Analyst
7 21 (3.76%) Marketing Manager
8 19 (3.40%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.22%) PHP Developer
10 17 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.04%) Senior Developer
11 16 (2.86%) Consultant
12 15 (2.68%) C# Developer
12 15 (2.68%) Content Editor
13 14 (2.50%) Product Manager
13 14 (2.50%) Coordinator
14 13 (2.33%) UI Designer
15 12 (2.15%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (25.22%) HTML
2 97 (17.35%) CSS
3 65 (11.63%) XML
4 64 (11.45%) Web Services
5 53 (9.48%) jQuery
6 52 (9.30%) HTML5
7 37 (6.62%) SOAP
8 33 (5.90%) .NET
9 27 (4.83%) J2EE
9 27 (4.83%) RESTful
10 25 (4.47%) CSS3
10 25 (4.47%) Ajax
11 23 (4.11%) REST
12 22 (3.94%) LAMP
12 22 (3.94%) XSD
12 22 (3.94%) XSL
12 22 (3.94%) WSDL
12 22 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 20 (3.58%) JSON
14 16 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.85%) User Experience
2 46 (8.23%) Mobile App
3 43 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.33%) Blog
5 34 (6.08%) iPad
6 17 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.04%) Open Source
6 17 (3.04%) Digital Media
7 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.68%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.97%) iPhone
9 11 (1.97%) Copywriting
10 10 (1.79%) Taxonomies
11 7 (1.25%) Podcast
11 7 (1.25%) Animation
12 6 (1.07%) Social Network
13 4 (0.72%) Statistics
13 4 (0.72%) FMCG
13 4 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.16%) Apple iOS
2 29 (5.19%) Linux
3 23 (4.11%) Android
4 3 (0.54%) UNIX
4 3 (0.54%) Windows
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (16.64%) Analytics
3 89 (15.92%) E-Commerce
4 71 (12.70%) Content Management
5 68 (12.16%) Project Management
6 61 (10.91%) SEO
7 58 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
8 55 (9.84%) TDD
9 38 (6.80%) Online Marketing
9 38 (6.80%) MVC
10 36 (6.44%) Web Application Development
10 36 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (6.26%) Scrum
12 27 (4.83%) OO
13 26 (4.65%) iOS Development
14 25 (4.47%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.11%) ERP
15 23 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.76%) CRM
17 20 (3.58%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 85 (15.21%) JavaScript
2 48 (8.59%) Java
3 35 (6.26%) PHP
4 33 (5.90%) SQL
5 31 (5.55%) C#
6 22 (3.94%) Groovy
7 21 (3.76%) Objective-C
8 19 (3.40%) C++
9 14 (2.50%) C
10 12 (2.15%) PHP5
11 7 (1.25%) Ruby
12 5 (0.89%) Python
13 3 (0.54%) VBScript
13 3 (0.54%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.36%) R
14 2 (0.36%) XAML
14 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) Perl
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (5.37%) Degree
2 17 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.54%) CCNA
5 3 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.36%) PMP
6 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) CCIE
7 1 (0.18%) CCDP
7 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.97%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.18%) WAI
2 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.18%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.54%) Mesos
3 3 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) yum
5 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (8.77%) Google
2 41 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.62%) Facebook
4 33 (5.90%) Twitter
5 27 (4.83%) Oracle
5 27 (4.83%) Adobe
6 23 (4.11%) ATG
7 22 (3.94%) Endeca
7 22 (3.94%) Perforce
8 16 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.33%) Omniture
10 12 (2.15%) VMware
11 8 (1.43%) Cisco
12 7 (1.25%) Citrix
13 6 (1.07%) Eloqua
13 6 (1.07%) Marketo
13 6 (1.07%) Pardot
13 6 (1.07%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.89%) Lotus
14 5 (0.89%) Apple
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Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day limited company basis
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £180 - £250 per day
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