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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 36 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.88% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.19% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £448 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +37.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
185 168 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.24% 26.29% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 82 78
Median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 28
Median hourly rate £32.40 £21.83 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.41% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £39.75 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £95 - 1
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 16 (94.12%) Marketing
1 16 (94.12%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (70.59%) Analytics
3 11 (64.71%) Big Data
3 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 10 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (58.82%) TOGAF
5 9 (52.94%) Adobe
6 8 (47.06%) Legal
6 8 (47.06%) SMS
6 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (41.18%) Open Source
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) SOA
7 7 (41.18%) Big Data Analytics
7 7 (41.18%) Data Analytics
7 7 (41.18%) Virtual Team
8 6 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (35.29%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (23.53%) Google
9 4 (23.53%) Pay per click
9 4 (23.53%) Facebook
9 4 (23.53%) Twitter
9 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) B2C

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Big Data
General
1 16 (94.12%) Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
1 11 (64.71%) Digital Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) IT Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing Officer
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE Architect
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Service Advisor
7 1 (5.88%) Account Executive
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Executive
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Service Executive
7 1 (5.88%) Executive Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) J2EE
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (70.59%) Analytics
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) TOGAF
3 10 (58.82%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (41.18%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (41.18%) Data Analytics
5 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) Open Source
5 7 (41.18%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) Pay per click
7 2 (11.76%) B2C
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Adobe
2 4 (23.53%) Facebook
2 4 (23.53%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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