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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 50 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% - 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% - 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
131 132 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.54% 29.40% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 65 95
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £213 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe