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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 365 379 308
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -71
Contract jobs citing Social Media 275 274 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.55% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 189 204
Median daily rate £350 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.81% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £650 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £290
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +63.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.10 £17.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £103.00 £34.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
16444 17646 17158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.44% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 11231 10487
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 740 750
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £43.67 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +27 146 £388 -13.88% 62
South East -10 42 £313 -24.24% 13
East of England +24 29 £350 -46.15% 5
Yorkshire +18 21 £450 - 5
West Midlands -26 18 £230 -61.01% 8
South West +14 8 £250 +127.27% 9
North West +8 7 £569 +11.51% 18
East Midlands - 3 £275 - 8
North East -46 1 £325 -34.34% 2
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 182 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (35.49%) Marketing
3 126 (26.30%) SEO
4 102 (21.29%) User Experience
5 100 (20.88%) Analytics
6 99 (20.67%) HTML
7 88 (18.37%) Digital Marketing
8 85 (17.75%) Publishing
9 72 (15.03%) Java
10 67 (13.99%) Adobe
11 64 (13.36%) CSS
12 62 (12.94%) Degree
13 60 (12.53%) Legal
14 57 (11.90%) CMS
15 52 (10.86%) Google
16 49 (10.23%) Twitter
17 47 (9.81%) Git (software)
18 45 (9.39%) Finance
18 45 (9.39%) Web Application Development
19 44 (9.19%) Facebook
19 44 (9.19%) E-Commerce
20 43 (8.98%) Management Information System
21 41 (8.56%) Content Management
21 41 (8.56%) HTML5
21 41 (8.56%) Google Analytics
22 39 (8.14%) Pay per click
23 38 (7.93%) Microsoft
24 37 (7.72%) Open Source
24 37 (7.72%) Mobile App
25 36 (7.52%) Python

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 57 (11.90%) CMS
2 17 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.34%) Drupal
4 14 (2.92%) WordPress
5 13 (2.71%) Confluence
6 8 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.84%) Apache
7 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.63%) Moodle
8 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.42%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.21%) Kentico
Applications
1 33 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.47%) MS Office
2 31 (6.47%) Photoshop
3 28 (5.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (4.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.71%) InDesign
7 4 (0.84%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.42%) MS Project
8 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.67%) Radian6
3 7 (1.46%) WebTrends
4 6 (1.25%) Social Studio
5 5 (1.04%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.84%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.63%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.56%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.13%) Office 365
3 11 (2.30%) SaaS
4 9 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (1.46%) Yammer
6 6 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.84%) AdWords
7 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.84%) PaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) GitHub
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.42%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.42%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.42%) Taleo
10 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.21%) Slack
10 1 (0.21%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.22%) Intranet
2 13 (2.71%) Internet
3 10 (2.09%) SMS
3 10 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.46%) Skype
5 5 (1.04%) CTI
6 4 (0.84%) FTP
7 3 (0.63%) HTTP
7 3 (0.63%) LAN
7 3 (0.63%) WAN
7 3 (0.63%) Wireless
8 2 (0.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.21%) BGP
9 1 (0.21%) Extranet
9 1 (0.21%) Firewall
9 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) OSPF
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.43%) Big Data
2 15 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.71%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.71%) MySQL
3 13 (2.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.84%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.21%) DB2
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
9 1 (0.21%) OLAP
9 1 (0.21%) OLTP
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.05%) JIRA
3 27 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.22%) Selenium
5 17 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.51%) Maven
7 11 (2.30%) JUnit
8 10 (2.09%) Mockito
8 10 (2.09%) Spock
9 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.04%) gulp
10 4 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.84%) Grunt
10 4 (0.84%) Hudson
10 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.63%) CocoaPods
12 2 (0.42%) Subversion
12 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.21%) RSpec
13 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 170 (35.49%) Marketing
2 85 (17.75%) Publishing
3 60 (12.53%) Legal
4 45 (9.39%) Finance
5 27 (5.64%) Retail
6 26 (5.43%) Advertising
7 18 (3.76%) Brand Awareness
8 17 (3.55%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.09%) Games
9 10 (2.09%) German Language
10 6 (1.25%) Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) Law
12 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (18.79%) Developer
2 80 (16.70%) Designer
3 50 (10.44%) Architect
3 50 (10.44%) Content Designer
4 31 (6.47%) Senior Developer
5 24 (5.01%) Analyst
5 24 (5.01%) Marketing Manager
6 23 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (4.59%) Digital Architect
8 20 (4.18%) Consultant
9 17 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (3.34%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.13%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.51%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 12 (2.51%) Graphic Designer
13 12 (2.51%) Python Developer
13 12 (2.51%) Senior Web Developer
14 11 (2.30%) HTML Developer
15 10 (2.09%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.67%) HTML
2 64 (13.36%) CSS
3 41 (8.56%) HTML5
4 35 (7.31%) RESTful
5 28 (5.85%) JSON
6 27 (5.64%) J2EE
7 26 (5.43%) Django
8 24 (5.01%) Web Services
9 23 (4.80%) Sass
10 22 (4.59%) CSS3
11 21 (4.38%) .NET
12 19 (3.97%) Spring
13 18 (3.76%) SOAP
14 17 (3.55%) AngularJS
15 16 (3.34%) Ajax
15 16 (3.34%) Play Framework
16 14 (2.92%) REST
17 13 (2.71%) XML
18 12 (2.51%) JSP
18 12 (2.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 102 (21.29%) User Experience
2 43 (8.98%) Management Information System
3 37 (7.72%) Mobile App
4 30 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.01%) Digital Media
6 23 (4.80%) Blog
7 18 (3.76%) Copywriting
8 17 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.30%) Animation
9 11 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.30%) iPad
10 10 (2.09%) Raspberry Pi
10 10 (2.09%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.88%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.67%) EPoS
12 8 (1.67%) NHS
13 7 (1.46%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.46%) Social Network
13 7 (1.46%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.22%) Linux
2 23 (4.80%) Android
3 22 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.51%) Windows
5 6 (1.25%) Unix
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (26.30%) SEO
3 100 (20.88%) Analytics
4 88 (18.37%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (9.39%) Web Application Development
6 44 (9.19%) E-Commerce
7 41 (8.56%) Content Management
8 39 (8.14%) Pay per click
9 37 (7.72%) Open Source
10 35 (7.31%) CRM
10 35 (7.31%) Web Usability
11 31 (6.47%) Project Management
12 29 (6.05%) B2B
13 28 (5.85%) TDD
14 27 (5.64%) Scrum
15 25 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (5.22%) Web Development
16 24 (5.01%) Infographics
16 24 (5.01%) Web Design
17 23 (4.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.03%) Java
2 36 (7.52%) Python
3 35 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.10%) PHP
5 18 (3.76%) Scala
6 16 (3.34%) Ruby
7 12 (2.51%) SQL
8 9 (1.88%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.67%) C
10 6 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.25%) Perl
11 4 (0.84%) C#
12 3 (0.63%) Cypher
12 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) C++
13 2 (0.42%) FQL
13 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.42%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (12.94%) Degree
2 8 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) CCNP
5 1 (0.21%) CIPD
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.21%) CISSP
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
5 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.51%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.63%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Basel II
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.67%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.13%) Puppet
3 3 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.21%) Cacti
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) Packer
4 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (13.99%) Adobe
2 52 (10.86%) Google
3 49 (10.23%) Twitter
4 44 (9.19%) Facebook
5 38 (7.93%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.51%) Marketo
8 11 (2.30%) Endeca
8 11 (2.30%) Oracle
9 10 (2.09%) ATG
9 10 (2.09%) SAP
10 9 (1.88%) Tableau
11 8 (1.67%) Omniture
12 7 (1.46%) Apple
12 7 (1.46%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 6 (1.25%) Conga
14 5 (1.04%) Cognos
14 5 (1.04%) Informatica
14 5 (1.04%) Pardot
14 5 (1.04%) Sage
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