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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 408 374 291
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -83
Contract jobs citing Social Media 226 262 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.54% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 178 211
Median daily rate £325 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £32.25 £30.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
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
16737 16989 16290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.60% 32.84% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10923 10898 9977
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 676 654
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 122 £340 -15.10% 53
South East -26 28 £200 -44.82% 19
West Midlands -19 20 £209 -35.76% 10
East of England +31 18 £335 -17.53% 2
Yorkshire +10 16 £450 -9.09% 2
South West 0 11 £300 -0.82% 3
North West +1 7 £200 -60.78% 24
East Midlands +1 5 £251 -8.63% 2
North East -50 2 £500 +6.32% 1
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 157 (35.76%) Marketing
2 150 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (24.15%) SEO
4 102 (23.23%) Analytics
5 82 (18.68%) HTML
6 79 (18.00%) Java
7 77 (17.54%) User Experience
8 71 (16.17%) Digital Marketing
9 69 (15.72%) Publishing
10 63 (14.35%) Degree
11 62 (14.12%) E-Commerce
12 61 (13.90%) Git (software)
13 58 (13.21%) Google
14 52 (11.85%) Adobe
15 49 (11.16%) Web Services
16 47 (10.71%) JavaScript
16 47 (10.71%) Content Management
16 47 (10.71%) JIRA
17 46 (10.48%) CSS
18 45 (10.25%) CRM
18 45 (10.25%) TDD
18 45 (10.25%) Google Analytics
19 43 (9.79%) CMS
19 43 (9.79%) Facebook
20 42 (9.57%) Jenkins
20 42 (9.57%) Finance
21 41 (9.34%) J2EE
22 40 (9.11%) Legal
22 40 (9.11%) Open Source
22 40 (9.11%) Twitter

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (9.79%) CMS
2 24 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.42%) WordPress
4 14 (3.19%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.96%) Apache TomEE
5 13 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.28%) Confluence
7 5 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.14%) Apache
7 5 (1.14%) Drupal
7 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.46%) Facebook Platform
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.46%) Moodle
10 2 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (6.61%) MS Office
2 27 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.69%) Photoshop
4 22 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (4.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (3.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (2.28%) InDesign
8 4 (0.91%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.46%) MS Project
9 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (7.06%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (2.28%) Radian6
3 6 (1.37%) Social Studio
3 6 (1.37%) WebTrends
4 5 (1.14%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.91%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.91%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.68%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.25%) Google Analytics
2 14 (3.19%) SaaS
3 11 (2.51%) Office 365
3 11 (2.51%) Yammer
4 8 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (1.59%) AdWords
6 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.37%) GitHub
6 6 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.91%) IaaS
7 4 (0.91%) PaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.68%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.46%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.46%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.78%) Internet
1 21 (4.78%) Intranet
2 9 (2.05%) Skype
3 5 (1.14%) CTI
3 5 (1.14%) HTTP
3 5 (1.14%) SMS
4 4 (0.91%) FTP
5 3 (0.68%) LAN
5 3 (0.68%) WAN
5 3 (0.68%) Wireless
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) WebEx
7 1 (0.23%) BGP
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.10%) Big Data
2 10 (2.28%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.28%) MySQL
2 10 (2.28%) NoSQL
2 10 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) GIS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.71%) JIRA
3 42 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.47%) Selenium
5 22 (5.01%) Maven
6 19 (4.33%) JUnit
7 18 (4.10%) Mockito
7 18 (4.10%) Spock
8 9 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.37%) gulp
10 5 (1.14%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.91%) Grunt
11 4 (0.91%) Hudson
12 3 (0.68%) Gradle
12 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.46%) Subversion
14 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 1 (0.23%) Mocha
General
1 157 (35.76%) Marketing
2 69 (15.72%) Publishing
3 42 (9.57%) Finance
4 40 (9.11%) Legal
5 30 (6.83%) Retail
6 28 (6.38%) Advertising
7 19 (4.33%) Brand Awareness
8 16 (3.64%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.96%) German Language
10 12 (2.73%) Games
11 7 (1.59%) Banking
12 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.91%) Back Office
13 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.68%) Electronics
14 3 (0.68%) Law
15 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (21.64%) Developer
2 57 (12.98%) Designer
3 40 (9.11%) Architect
4 39 (8.88%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.97%) Content Designer
6 27 (6.15%) Analyst
7 20 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.10%) Consultant
8 18 (4.10%) Marketing Manager
9 17 (3.87%) Digital Architect
9 17 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (3.19%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.28%) Project Manager
11 10 (2.28%) Web Editor
12 9 (2.05%) Communications Manager
12 9 (2.05%) Communications Officer
12 9 (2.05%) Digital Designer
12 9 (2.05%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (18.68%) HTML
2 49 (11.16%) Web Services
3 46 (10.48%) CSS
4 41 (9.34%) J2EE
5 38 (8.66%) HTML5
5 38 (8.66%) RESTful
6 27 (6.15%) Spring
7 26 (5.92%) SOAP
8 23 (5.24%) JSON
9 21 (4.78%) CSS3
10 19 (4.33%) JSP
10 19 (4.33%) Servlets
11 18 (4.10%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.10%) Taglibs
11 18 (4.10%) WSDL
12 17 (3.87%) XML
13 15 (3.42%) .NET
13 15 (3.42%) Ajax
13 15 (3.42%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.54%) User Experience
2 33 (7.52%) Digital Media
2 33 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 32 (7.29%) iPad
4 31 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.83%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (4.10%) Blog
7 18 (4.10%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.19%) Copywriting
9 10 (2.28%) Graphic Design
10 9 (2.05%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.82%) NHS
11 8 (1.82%) Wiki
12 7 (1.59%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.37%) Animation
14 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.14%) IVR
14 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.69%) Linux
2 22 (5.01%) Android
3 18 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.42%) Windows
5 8 (1.82%) Unix
6 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.15%) SEO
3 102 (23.23%) Analytics
4 71 (16.17%) Digital Marketing
5 62 (14.12%) E-Commerce
6 47 (10.71%) Content Management
7 45 (10.25%) CRM
7 45 (10.25%) TDD
8 40 (9.11%) Open Source
9 39 (8.88%) Scrum
10 34 (7.74%) Pay per click
11 30 (6.83%) Web Application Development
12 28 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.15%) B2B
14 26 (5.92%) ERP
15 25 (5.69%) Project Management
16 24 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (5.24%) Email Marketing
18 22 (5.01%) Web Usability
19 20 (4.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.00%) Java
2 47 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.24%) Python
4 22 (5.01%) PHP
5 11 (2.51%) SQL
6 10 (2.28%) Ruby
6 10 (2.28%) Scala
7 8 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.14%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.14%) C
9 4 (0.91%) C#
9 4 (0.91%) Perl
10 3 (0.68%) C++
11 2 (0.46%) FQL
11 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.46%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) ES6
12 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 63 (14.35%) Degree
2 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) CCNP
5 1 (0.23%) CIPD
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.23%) PMP
5 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.23%) Basel II
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.28%) Docker
2 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.46%) Varnish
5 1 (0.23%) UAG
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.82%) Puppet
3 4 (0.91%) Ansible
4 3 (0.68%) Packer
4 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 3 (0.68%) StatsD
4 3 (0.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Cacti
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (13.21%) Google
2 52 (11.85%) Adobe
3 43 (9.79%) Facebook
4 40 (9.11%) Twitter
5 36 (8.20%) Oracle
6 28 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 18 (4.10%) ATG
8 18 (4.10%) Endeca
9 14 (3.19%) Marketo
9 14 (3.19%) Omniture
10 13 (2.96%) CyberSource
11 9 (2.05%) Apple
12 8 (1.82%) SAP
13 7 (1.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 6 (1.37%) Conga
14 6 (1.37%) Siebel
15 5 (1.14%) Informatica
15 5 (1.14%) Pardot
15 5 (1.14%) Sage
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Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Initi8 Recruitment
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Volt
Rate: £30000.00 per annum
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Richmond, Surrey
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
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