The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 53 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 1.51% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 6.25% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 112 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.55% 24.14% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 51
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 33
Average hourly rate £25.75 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford - 1 £105 - 1
Wickford - - - -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (80.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Facebook
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SOA

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (60.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Project Support Manager
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) XHTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Facebook
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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