The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 316 292 328
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Contract jobs citing Social Media 267 252 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 2.24% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 159 166
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £19.25 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.93 £13.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £54.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13385 11262 14104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.06% 26.08% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8379 6963 8351
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 580 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Social Media
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -49 176 £350 - 130
South East -3 39 £325 +8.33% 59
East of England -16 16 £140 - 19
North West -14 11 £285 +46.15% 25
South West -21 10 £253 +12.22% 23
West Midlands -16 6 £270 -22.85% 18
Midlands - 5 £475 -
East Midlands -9 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -9 2 £350 -31.70% 39
North East -25 1 - -
South Coast - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 157 (30.54%) HTML
2 153 (29.77%) Marketing
3 108 (21.01%) CSS
4 95 (18.48%) E-Commerce
5 91 (17.70%) Project Management
6 88 (17.12%) Content Management
7 87 (16.93%) JavaScript
8 85 (16.54%) Analytics
9 83 (16.15%) Retail
10 77 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (14.59%) Finance
12 65 (12.65%) TDD
13 63 (12.26%) Facebook
14 62 (12.06%) Degree
15 61 (11.87%) Java
16 60 (11.67%) SEO
17 59 (11.48%) CRM
17 59 (11.48%) HTML5
18 55 (10.70%) Web Services
18 55 (10.70%) Google
19 53 (10.31%) OO
20 50 (9.73%) Twitter
21 49 (9.53%) jQuery
22 48 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
23 47 (9.14%) Adobe
24 46 (8.95%) PHP
25 44 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
25 44 (8.56%) CMS
26 43 (8.37%) Scrum
27 42 (8.17%) XML

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (8.56%) CMS
2 33 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.70%) Node.js
4 10 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.36%) Drupal
5 7 (1.36%) WordPress
5 7 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.17%) Documentum
7 4 (0.78%) Confluence
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.78%) IIS
7 4 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.78%) Lync
8 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (7.00%) Photoshop
2 22 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (4.09%) InDesign
4 17 (3.31%) MS Office
5 10 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.56%) MS Project
7 5 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.78%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 32 (6.23%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.56%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (1.36%) WebTrends
5 6 (1.17%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.58%) Tridion
8 2 (0.39%) Magento
9 1 (0.19%) Summit
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) SaaS
2 7 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.97%) Office 365
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.98%) Intranet
2 14 (2.72%) Internet
3 10 (1.95%) SMS
4 6 (1.17%) HTTP
5 5 (0.97%) Extranet
5 5 (0.97%) Firewall
6 3 (0.58%) DNS
7 2 (0.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.39%) Network Security
7 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.78%) MySQL
2 31 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.50%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.56%) Big Data
6 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.78%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.58%) SQLite
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 2 (0.39%) IDOL
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (6.61%) Subversion
2 25 (4.86%) Maven
3 24 (4.67%) Ant
4 16 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.75%) Xcode
6 8 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (1.17%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.78%) JIRA
10 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.19%) Calabash
11 1 (0.19%) Grunt
11 1 (0.19%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.19%) Hudson
11 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 153 (29.77%) Marketing
2 83 (16.15%) Retail
3 75 (14.59%) Finance
4 25 (4.86%) Publishing
5 23 (4.47%) Advertising
6 18 (3.50%) Games
7 17 (3.31%) Banking
7 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.75%) Billing
9 9 (1.75%) Back Office
10 8 (1.56%) Legal
11 6 (1.17%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.97%) Electronics
12 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.97%) German Language
13 4 (0.78%) Local Government
13 4 (0.78%) Automotive
14 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 173 (33.66%) Developer
2 58 (11.28%) Project Manager
3 40 (7.78%) Analyst
4 39 (7.59%) Designer
5 35 (6.81%) Business Analyst
6 30 (5.84%) Consultant
7 26 (5.06%) Web Developer
8 24 (4.67%) Digital Project Manager
9 21 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (3.70%) iOS Developer
11 15 (2.92%) Digital Designer
11 15 (2.92%) Android Developer
11 15 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 13 (2.53%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.53%) Architect
12 13 (2.53%) Marketing Manager
13 9 (1.75%) Communications Manager
13 9 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (1.56%) Java Developer
15 7 (1.36%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (30.54%) HTML
2 108 (21.01%) CSS
3 59 (11.48%) HTML5
4 55 (10.70%) Web Services
5 49 (9.53%) jQuery
6 42 (8.17%) XML
7 39 (7.59%) RESTful
8 36 (7.00%) CSS3
9 32 (6.23%) J2EE
10 31 (6.03%) Backbone.js
11 29 (5.64%) SOAP
12 27 (5.25%) Flash
13 25 (4.86%) XSL
13 25 (4.86%) AngularJS
14 23 (4.47%) XSD
14 23 (4.47%) WSDL
15 22 (4.28%) JSON
16 21 (4.09%) REST
17 18 (3.50%) .NET
18 14 (2.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.64%) Digital Media
2 28 (5.45%) iPad
3 22 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.50%) Blog
6 17 (3.31%) Social Network
7 13 (2.53%) New Media
7 13 (2.53%) FMCG
8 12 (2.33%) iPhone
8 12 (2.33%) Copywriting
8 12 (2.33%) Graphic Design
8 12 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.56%) Statistics
9 8 (1.56%) Open Source
10 6 (1.17%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.97%) iDTV
11 5 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.81%) Apple iOS
2 34 (6.61%) Android
3 29 (5.64%) Linux
4 23 (4.47%) Windows
5 10 (1.95%) UNIX
6 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.78%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.48%) E-Commerce
2 91 (17.70%) Project Management
3 88 (17.12%) Content Management
4 85 (16.54%) Analytics
5 77 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (12.65%) TDD
7 60 (11.67%) SEO
8 59 (11.48%) CRM
9 53 (10.31%) OO
10 48 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
11 44 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (8.37%) Scrum
13 36 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (6.61%) Business Analysis
15 30 (5.84%) Web Development
16 28 (5.45%) Web Analytics
17 27 (5.25%) PRINCE2
17 27 (5.25%) MVC
17 27 (5.25%) iOS Development
18 26 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.93%) JavaScript
2 61 (11.87%) Java
3 46 (8.95%) PHP
4 24 (4.67%) C#
4 24 (4.67%) SQL
5 17 (3.31%) C++
6 16 (3.11%) Objective-C
7 10 (1.95%) Groovy
8 8 (1.56%) C
9 7 (1.36%) VB
10 6 (1.17%) Perl
10 6 (1.17%) Ruby
11 4 (0.78%) Python
12 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.58%) XPath
12 3 (0.58%) PHP5
12 3 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.58%) Golang
13 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (12.06%) Degree
2 8 (1.56%) ISEB
3 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.58%) IIBA
4 2 (0.39%) APMP
4 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) CISSP
4 2 (0.39%) CISM
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.50%) QA
2 9 (1.75%) WAI
2 9 (1.75%) SLA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) WCAG
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.58%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (12.26%) Facebook
2 55 (10.70%) Google
3 50 (9.73%) Twitter
4 47 (9.14%) Adobe
5 37 (7.20%) Oracle
6 30 (5.84%) Microsoft
7 27 (5.25%) ATG
8 23 (4.47%) Perforce
8 23 (4.47%) Endeca
9 11 (2.14%) JBoss
10 9 (1.75%) SAP
10 9 (1.75%) Apple
10 9 (1.75%) Unica
10 9 (1.75%) Omniture
11 8 (1.56%) Siebel
12 7 (1.36%) VMware
13 6 (1.17%) Sencha
14 5 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Rate: £0 - £32,000 per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £19.79 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £200 - £300 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nesta
Rate: £28-35K plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago