The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.72%
Social Media
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 149 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.59% 26.90% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 95
Median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 16 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +121.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Social Media
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java