The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 71 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.33% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.72% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.18%
Social Media
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
256 232 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.51% 27.04% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 104
Average daily rate £340 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £55.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +346.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.64 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £94.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the Glasgow region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe
3 4 (50.00%) SEO
3 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Blog
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) BPMN
6 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Social Media Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) SEO
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) Google
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