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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 259 372 365
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 381 188 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 1.47% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 111 150
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.40 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £16.35 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.38 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +50.00%
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
13265 12803 13593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.07% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8040 7974 8054
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 555 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.11 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +95 250 £400 +14.28% 132
South East +36 54 £325 -1.51% 47
West Midlands +7 25 £450 +40.62% 10
North West +12 18 £350 +70.73% 14
East of England -23 10 £225 -25.00% 16
South West -36 8 £463 +128.39% 12
Yorkshire +5 7 £338 +17.39% 4
East Midlands -4 1 £105 -73.75% 5
Midlands - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 - - 2
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 223 (34.74%) Marketing
2 189 (29.44%) HTML
3 137 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (20.09%) Content Management
5 108 (16.82%) CSS
6 106 (16.51%) Project Management
7 105 (16.36%) Analytics
8 93 (14.49%) Finance
8 93 (14.49%) Degree
9 92 (14.33%) TDD
10 91 (14.17%) SEO
11 89 (13.86%) Web Services
12 84 (13.08%) CMS
13 83 (12.93%) Java
14 81 (12.62%) Digital Marketing
15 80 (12.46%) E-Commerce
16 76 (11.84%) Publishing
17 73 (11.37%) CRM
18 71 (11.06%) JavaScript
18 71 (11.06%) Photoshop
19 69 (10.75%) Adobe
20 66 (10.28%) XML
20 66 (10.28%) Scrum
20 66 (10.28%) Retail
21 63 (9.81%) Intranet
22 56 (8.72%) Oracle
23 55 (8.57%) Google
24 53 (8.26%) RESTful
25 51 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
25 51 (7.94%) Subversion

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 84 (13.08%) CMS
2 44 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.92%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.27%) WordPress
4 21 (3.27%) Node.js
5 20 (3.12%) Drupal
6 14 (2.18%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.93%) IIS
7 6 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.62%) Apache
9 4 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.47%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (11.06%) Photoshop
2 42 (6.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (5.30%) MS Office
4 29 (4.52%) InDesign
5 23 (3.58%) MS Excel
6 15 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.78%) MS Project
9 5 (0.78%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (6.07%) Google Analytics
2 26 (4.05%) WebTrends
3 11 (1.71%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) SaaS
2 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.62%) GitHub
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.31%) Force.com
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.81%) Intranet
2 34 (5.30%) Internet
3 4 (0.62%) Extranet
4 3 (0.47%) RTSP
4 3 (0.47%) SMS
4 3 (0.47%) VoIP
4 3 (0.47%) FTP
4 3 (0.47%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.16%) MVNO
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.01%) MySQL
2 35 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.02%) QlikView
5 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.09%) Big Data
6 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.62%) SQLite
9 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.31%) Redis
10 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 51 (7.94%) Subversion
2 39 (6.07%) Maven
3 38 (5.92%) Ant
4 11 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.47%) Mocha
9 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.31%) Xcode
9 2 (0.31%) NUnit
10 1 (0.16%) JIRA
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
10 1 (0.16%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.16%) EasyMock
General
1 223 (34.74%) Marketing
2 93 (14.49%) Finance
3 76 (11.84%) Publishing
4 66 (10.28%) Retail
5 29 (4.52%) Advertising
6 26 (4.05%) Games
7 24 (3.74%) Legal
8 19 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.71%) Danish Language
10 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.25%) Banking
12 8 (1.25%) Automotive
13 7 (1.09%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.93%) French Language
14 6 (0.93%) German Language
14 6 (0.93%) Electronics
15 5 (0.78%) Back Office
16 4 (0.62%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (28.04%) Developer
2 74 (11.53%) Designer
3 56 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 50 (7.79%) Analyst
5 32 (4.98%) Business Analyst
6 28 (4.36%) Digital Project Manager
7 23 (3.58%) C# Developer
8 22 (3.43%) Digital Designer
9 20 (3.12%) Consultant
10 17 (2.65%) Web Developer
10 17 (2.65%) Marketing Manager
11 16 (2.49%) Content Editor
11 16 (2.49%) Coordinator
11 16 (2.49%) Social Media Manager
12 14 (2.18%) Web Manager
13 13 (2.02%) Marketing Executive
13 13 (2.02%) PHP Developer
13 13 (2.02%) iOS Developer
14 12 (1.87%) Content Manager
15 10 (1.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (29.44%) HTML
2 108 (16.82%) CSS
3 89 (13.86%) Web Services
4 66 (10.28%) XML
5 53 (8.26%) RESTful
6 49 (7.63%) HTML5
7 46 (7.17%) jQuery
8 45 (7.01%) SOAP
9 40 (6.23%) J2EE
10 38 (5.92%) XSD
10 38 (5.92%) XSL
10 38 (5.92%) WSDL
11 32 (4.98%) Flash
12 30 (4.67%) CSS3
13 25 (3.89%) AngularJS
14 21 (3.27%) JSON
15 20 (3.12%) Backbone.js
16 16 (2.49%) .NET
17 15 (2.34%) Ajax
18 13 (2.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.85%) Blog
2 41 (6.39%) iPad
3 29 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.74%) Digital Media
5 21 (3.27%) iPhone
6 18 (2.80%) New Media
7 17 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.65%) Graphic Design
8 16 (2.49%) Wiki
8 16 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.34%) Copywriting
10 13 (2.02%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.87%) Open Source
11 12 (1.87%) Online Games
12 11 (1.71%) Statistics
13 7 (1.09%) Social Network
14 6 (0.93%) E-Learning
14 6 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.93%) FMCG
15 5 (0.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.01%) Android
2 44 (6.85%) Linux
3 30 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.56%) Windows
5 6 (0.93%) UNIX
6 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (20.09%) Content Management
3 106 (16.51%) Project Management
4 105 (16.36%) Analytics
5 92 (14.33%) TDD
6 91 (14.17%) SEO
7 81 (12.62%) Digital Marketing
8 80 (12.46%) E-Commerce
9 73 (11.37%) CRM
10 66 (10.28%) Scrum
11 51 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (7.01%) Waterfall
13 44 (6.85%) OO
14 43 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (6.07%) ERP
16 31 (4.83%) Online Marketing
17 27 (4.21%) Marketing Strategy
18 25 (3.89%) Email Marketing
19 24 (3.74%) PRINCE2
20 23 (3.58%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.93%) Java
2 71 (11.06%) JavaScript
3 40 (6.23%) PHP
4 39 (6.07%) C#
4 39 (6.07%) Groovy
5 30 (4.67%) C++
6 15 (2.34%) SQL
7 11 (1.71%) Objective-C
8 9 (1.40%) Python
9 6 (0.93%) PHP5
10 5 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
10 5 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (0.78%) C
10 5 (0.78%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.47%) VB
11 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.47%) Scala
12 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.31%) PHP4
12 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (14.49%) Degree
2 10 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.62%) ISEB
3 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.47%) PMP
4 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.47%) CIPD
4 3 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) APMP
5 2 (0.31%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) MCSA
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.21%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) WCAG
2 6 (0.93%) WAI
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.16%) YUM
Vendors
1 69 (10.75%) Adobe
2 56 (8.72%) Oracle
3 55 (8.57%) Google
4 50 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 48 (7.48%) Facebook
6 44 (6.85%) Twitter
7 42 (6.54%) JBoss
8 38 (5.92%) ATG
8 38 (5.92%) Perforce
8 38 (5.92%) Endeca
9 17 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.18%) Lotus
11 9 (1.40%) Zend
11 9 (1.40%) Omniture
12 7 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.78%) DoubleClick
13 5 (0.78%) Siebel
13 5 (0.78%) Hitwise
13 5 (0.78%) Marketo
13 5 (0.78%) Eloqua
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