The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £229
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
Social Media
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 109 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.56% 27.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 26
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 5
Average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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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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
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Social Network
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Web Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter