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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 365 330 302
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -28
Contract jobs citing Social Media 227 268 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.64% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 163
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £170 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £8.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +25.92%
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
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -39 134 £375 +7.14% 107
South East +11 69 £370 +13.84% 38
East of England +10 7 £438 +212.50% 13
South West +1 7 £319 +26.23% 11
East Midlands +6 4 £650 - 8
Yorkshire -16 3 £350 - 8
North West -23 2 - - 20
Midlands -4 1 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands - - - - 7
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 149 (33.04%) Marketing
2 139 (30.82%) HTML
3 95 (21.06%) JavaScript
3 95 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (20.62%) CSS
5 87 (19.29%) E-Commerce
6 86 (19.07%) Analytics
7 76 (16.85%) User Experience
8 69 (15.30%) HTML5
9 56 (12.42%) Project Management
10 54 (11.97%) Mobile App
11 53 (11.75%) Web Services
11 53 (11.75%) jQuery
12 52 (11.53%) Content Management
13 49 (10.86%) TDD
14 47 (10.42%) Retail
14 47 (10.42%) CMS
15 45 (9.98%) XML
16 44 (9.76%) JSON
17 43 (9.53%) Digital Marketing
18 42 (9.31%) Microsoft
19 41 (9.09%) SEO
19 41 (9.09%) CSS3
19 41 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (8.87%) Degree
21 38 (8.43%) Google
21 38 (8.43%) OO
22 37 (8.20%) CRM
22 37 (8.20%) Advertising
22 37 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (10.42%) CMS
2 36 (7.98%) Node.js
3 16 (3.55%) WordPress
3 16 (3.55%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.55%) JBoss
4 15 (3.33%) Drupal
5 10 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.00%) Apache
7 8 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.89%) IIS
11 3 (0.67%) Documentum
11 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.67%) FileNet
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.22%) MS Office
5 9 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.67%) MS Project
8 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.22%) InDesign
10 1 (0.22%) SPSS
10 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (6.21%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.77%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (1.11%) Magento
3 5 (1.11%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.67%) Radian6
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.55%) SaaS
4 6 (1.33%) Heroku
4 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.89%) Yammer
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.77%) Internet
2 13 (2.88%) Intranet
3 8 (1.77%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (0.89%) Wireless
5 3 (0.67%) CTI
6 2 (0.44%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) SMS
7 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) Skype
7 1 (0.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.10%) MySQL
4 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.55%) Big Data
7 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.67%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.44%) SQLite
10 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.43%) Subversion
2 18 (3.99%) Mocha
2 18 (3.99%) Jasmine
3 16 (3.55%) Grunt
3 16 (3.55%) Maven
3 16 (3.55%) Ant
4 15 (3.33%) Bower
5 12 (2.66%) QUnit
5 12 (2.66%) webpack
6 10 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.55%) Firebug
7 7 (1.55%) Fiddler
7 7 (1.55%) Xcode
8 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.89%) Selenium
9 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.67%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 149 (33.04%) Marketing
2 47 (10.42%) Retail
3 37 (8.20%) Advertising
4 35 (7.76%) Finance
5 29 (6.43%) Publishing
6 16 (3.55%) Legal
7 15 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.10%) Games
9 7 (1.55%) Law
10 6 (1.33%) Banking
11 4 (0.89%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
12 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (28.38%) Developer
2 45 (9.98%) Analyst
3 37 (8.20%) Designer
4 32 (7.10%) Architect
5 25 (5.54%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.43%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.43%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (4.21%) Consultant
8 17 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (3.77%) iOS Developer
9 16 (3.55%) Marketing Manager
10 14 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 12 (2.66%) Web Developer
11 12 (2.66%) Content Manager
12 11 (2.44%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.44%) Product Manager
12 11 (2.44%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.44%) Social Media Manager
13 10 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (2.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.82%) HTML
2 93 (20.62%) CSS
3 69 (15.30%) HTML5
4 53 (11.75%) jQuery
4 53 (11.75%) Web Services
5 45 (9.98%) XML
6 44 (9.76%) JSON
7 41 (9.09%) CSS3
8 37 (8.20%) AngularJS
9 31 (6.87%) RESTful
9 31 (6.87%) .NET
10 27 (5.99%) REST
10 27 (5.99%) Backbone.js
11 23 (5.10%) J2EE
11 23 (5.10%) SOAP
12 17 (3.77%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.77%) Sass
13 16 (3.55%) XSL
13 16 (3.55%) XSD
13 16 (3.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.85%) User Experience
2 54 (11.97%) Mobile App
3 41 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.99%) Digital Media
5 25 (5.54%) iPad
6 21 (4.66%) Blog
7 18 (3.99%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.99%) Open Source
8 13 (2.88%) iPhone
9 11 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (2.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.33%) Statistics
11 6 (1.33%) Animation
12 5 (1.11%) IVR
12 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.89%) Copywriting
13 4 (0.89%) FMCG
13 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.89%) Taxonomies
13 4 (0.89%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.87%) Apple iOS
2 25 (5.54%) Linux
3 22 (4.88%) Android
4 1 (0.22%) UNIX
4 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.29%) E-Commerce
3 86 (19.07%) Analytics
4 56 (12.42%) Project Management
5 52 (11.53%) Content Management
6 49 (10.86%) TDD
7 43 (9.53%) Digital Marketing
8 41 (9.09%) SEO
9 38 (8.43%) OO
10 37 (8.20%) CRM
10 37 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.20%) Online Marketing
11 36 (7.98%) MVC
12 28 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (4.88%) Web Analytics
15 21 (4.66%) Scrum
16 19 (4.21%) iOS Development
16 19 (4.21%) Waterfall
17 18 (3.99%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.06%) JavaScript
2 32 (7.10%) Java
3 27 (5.99%) PHP
4 25 (5.54%) SQL
5 23 (5.10%) C#
6 16 (3.55%) Groovy
7 15 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 14 (3.10%) C
9 11 (2.44%) Python
9 11 (2.44%) R
10 8 (1.77%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.55%) Ruby
12 5 (1.11%) PHP5
13 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.89%) C++
13 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.22%) VBA
14 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.87%) Degree
2 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.44%) PMP
3 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) CCIE
4 1 (0.22%) CCNP
4 1 (0.22%) CCNA
4 1 (0.22%) CCDP
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.33%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.67%) Mesos
5 1 (0.22%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.43%) Google
3 35 (7.76%) Facebook
4 32 (7.10%) Adobe
5 30 (6.65%) Twitter
6 18 (3.99%) Oracle
7 17 (3.77%) ATG
8 16 (3.55%) Perforce
8 16 (3.55%) Endeca
9 15 (3.33%) VMware
10 13 (2.88%) Omniture
11 10 (2.22%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.77%) Cisco
13 7 (1.55%) Citrix
13 7 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.11%) DoubleClick
15 4 (0.89%) Informatica
15 4 (0.89%) Lotus
15 4 (0.89%) Business Objects
16 3 (0.67%) Vignette
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