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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 294 333 348
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Contract jobs citing Social Media 354 253 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 1.64% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 151 142
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £342 £286
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.45% -45.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -49.70%
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
16559 15425 15918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 32.14% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10463 9852 9532
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 607 771
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +27 223 £388 +10.71% 86
South East -15 46 £250 -23.07% 31
North West +4 26 £350 -13.58% 27
East of England -13 16 £250 -20.00% 7
South West -29 15 £318 -5.38% 10
West Midlands -6 13 £350 +9.37% 13
Yorkshire -3 8 £288 -23.33% 10
North East -37 4 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 11
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 242 (34.42%) Marketing
2 204 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (25.89%) HTML
4 117 (16.64%) Analytics
5 115 (16.36%) Publishing
5 115 (16.36%) Content Management
6 106 (15.08%) Web Services
7 105 (14.94%) SEO
8 104 (14.79%) Project Management
9 102 (14.51%) CSS
10 101 (14.37%) User Experience
11 89 (12.66%) E-Commerce
12 88 (12.52%) XML
12 88 (12.52%) CMS
13 85 (12.09%) TDD
14 79 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
15 78 (11.10%) Java
16 77 (10.95%) Degree
17 76 (10.81%) Finance
18 73 (10.38%) JavaScript
19 68 (9.67%) Photoshop
19 68 (9.67%) Intranet
20 65 (9.25%) Scrum
21 62 (8.82%) Retail
21 62 (8.82%) Microsoft
21 62 (8.82%) Google
22 57 (8.11%) CRM
23 56 (7.97%) Blog
23 56 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (7.54%) Subversion

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 88 (12.52%) CMS
2 40 (5.69%) JBoss
2 40 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 35 (4.98%) WebLogic
4 31 (4.41%) Drupal
5 26 (3.70%) WordPress
6 16 (2.28%) Node.js
7 14 (1.99%) IBM Notes
8 12 (1.71%) Apache
8 12 (1.71%) IIS
9 10 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.00%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.43%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (9.67%) Photoshop
2 35 (4.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (4.55%) MS Office
3 32 (4.55%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.28%) InDesign
6 10 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (1.00%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.43%) MS Project
10 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (6.26%) Google Analytics
2 25 (3.56%) WebTrends
3 10 (1.42%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.57%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.71%) SaaS
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) Heroku
5 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.67%) Intranet
2 32 (4.55%) Internet
3 4 (0.57%) Firewall
3 4 (0.57%) RTSP
3 4 (0.57%) FTP
4 3 (0.43%) LAN
4 3 (0.43%) VoIP
4 3 (0.43%) WAN
4 3 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) CTI
6 1 (0.14%) MVNO
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.14%) NFC
6 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.97%) MySQL
2 40 (5.69%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.56%) QlikView
6 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.85%) Big Data
8 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.71%) SQLite
8 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (7.54%) Subversion
2 36 (5.12%) Maven
2 36 (5.12%) Ant
3 12 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (1.42%) Xcode
5 10 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.57%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.43%) Mocha
9 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.28%) NUnit
9 2 (0.28%) JIRA
10 1 (0.14%) Selenium
10 1 (0.14%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.14%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 242 (34.42%) Marketing
2 115 (16.36%) Publishing
3 76 (10.81%) Finance
4 62 (8.82%) Retail
5 34 (4.84%) Legal
6 31 (4.41%) Advertising
7 26 (3.70%) Games
8 16 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.56%) Danish Language
10 9 (1.28%) Back Office
11 8 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.14%) Banking
12 7 (1.00%) Automotive
13 6 (0.85%) French Language
13 6 (0.85%) German Language
14 5 (0.71%) Electronics
14 5 (0.71%) Local Government
15 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.57%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (26.46%) Developer
2 95 (13.51%) Designer
3 49 (6.97%) Analyst
4 43 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 38 (5.41%) Digital Content Designer
6 30 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 26 (3.70%) Architect
7 26 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 22 (3.13%) iOS Developer
9 20 (2.84%) Digital Project Manager
9 20 (2.84%) Consultant
10 19 (2.70%) Marketing Manager
10 19 (2.70%) Content Editor
11 18 (2.56%) Coordinator
12 17 (2.42%) Social Media Manager
13 16 (2.28%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.13%) Web Developer
14 15 (2.13%) Web Manager
14 15 (2.13%) Digital Designer
15 14 (1.99%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (25.89%) HTML
2 106 (15.08%) Web Services
3 102 (14.51%) CSS
4 88 (12.52%) XML
5 51 (7.25%) SOAP
6 50 (7.11%) jQuery
7 44 (6.26%) RESTful
8 42 (5.97%) HTML5
9 38 (5.41%) J2EE
10 35 (4.98%) XSD
10 35 (4.98%) XSL
10 35 (4.98%) WSDL
11 24 (3.41%) LAMP
11 24 (3.41%) JSON
11 24 (3.41%) Flash
12 23 (3.27%) Ajax
13 22 (3.13%) CSS3
14 21 (2.99%) .NET
15 19 (2.70%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.37%) User Experience
2 56 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.97%) Blog
3 41 (5.83%) iPad
4 33 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.27%) Digital Media
6 20 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.70%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.56%) iPhone
8 18 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.28%) Wiki
9 16 (2.28%) Open Source
10 14 (1.99%) New Media
10 14 (1.99%) Copywriting
11 13 (1.85%) Graphic Design
12 12 (1.71%) Online Games
13 9 (1.28%) Social Network
13 9 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.14%) Animation
14 8 (1.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.12%) Android
2 40 (5.69%) Apple iOS
3 38 (5.41%) Linux
4 8 (1.14%) Windows
5 5 (0.71%) UNIX
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (16.64%) Analytics
3 115 (16.36%) Content Management
4 105 (14.94%) SEO
5 104 (14.79%) Project Management
6 89 (12.66%) E-Commerce
7 85 (12.09%) TDD
8 79 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
9 65 (9.25%) Scrum
10 57 (8.11%) CRM
11 52 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (6.69%) Web Application Development
13 39 (5.55%) OO
14 38 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (5.41%) Waterfall
15 36 (5.12%) ERP
16 33 (4.69%) Online Marketing
17 29 (4.13%) Marketing Strategy
18 28 (3.98%) Email Marketing
18 28 (3.98%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (11.10%) Java
2 73 (10.38%) JavaScript
3 43 (6.12%) C#
3 43 (6.12%) PHP
4 36 (5.12%) Groovy
5 34 (4.84%) C++
6 28 (3.98%) SQL
7 20 (2.84%) Objective-C
8 12 (1.71%) PHP5
9 9 (1.28%) C
10 6 (0.85%) Python
11 5 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.43%) VBScript
14 2 (0.28%) Perl
14 2 (0.28%) XAML
14 2 (0.28%) Ruby
14 2 (0.28%) Scala
14 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 77 (10.95%) Degree
2 15 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) PMP
5 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.43%) CIPD
5 3 (0.43%) CCNA
6 2 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) MCSA
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.12%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) WCAG
2 3 (0.43%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (0.71%) Puppet
3 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.14%) YUM
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 62 (8.82%) Google
2 52 (7.40%) Adobe
2 52 (7.40%) Facebook
3 49 (6.97%) Twitter
3 49 (6.97%) Oracle
4 36 (5.12%) ATG
5 35 (4.98%) Perforce
5 35 (4.98%) Endeca
6 24 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.13%) Lotus
8 8 (1.14%) Omniture
8 8 (1.14%) Eloqua
9 7 (1.00%) Zend
10 6 (0.85%) Marketo
10 6 (0.85%) Pardot
11 5 (0.71%) Hitwise
11 5 (0.71%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.57%) Coremetrics
12 4 (0.57%) Apple
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Excellent rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £27000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £25,000 - £49K plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £24500.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Rate: £18000 - £20500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago