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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
Rank 49 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.35 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +25.00%

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
151 128 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.62% 26.18% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 68 61
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £678 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 20 (100.00%) Marketing
2 17 (85.00%) Zachman Framework
3 16 (80.00%) TOGAF
3 16 (80.00%) Adobe
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) Java
3 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) J2EE
3 16 (80.00%) Analytics
3 16 (80.00%) Big Data
4 14 (70.00%) OO
4 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (65.00%) SOA
5 13 (65.00%) SMS
5 13 (65.00%) Legal
5 13 (65.00%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (65.00%) Open Source
5 13 (65.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 13 (65.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (65.00%) Virtual Team
6 11 (55.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 11 (55.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) B2C
8 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.00%) Google
9 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
9 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Facebook
9 3 (15.00%) Twitter

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 13 (65.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Big Data
General
1 20 (100.00%) Marketing
2 13 (65.00%) Legal
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Architect
1 17 (85.00%) Digital Architect
1 17 (85.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 8 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing Officer
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing Officer
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (85.00%) Zachman Framework
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) Analytics
3 16 (80.00%) TOGAF
4 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (70.00%) OO
5 13 (65.00%) Open Source
5 13 (65.00%) SOA
5 13 (65.00%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (55.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 11 (55.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) B2C
8 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Facebook
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter