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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 57 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.31% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.57% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.46%
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
163 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.63% 35.80% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 37
Average hourly rate £19.66 £28.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +70.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.73 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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
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 2 September 2015. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £150 -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe