The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 46 - -
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 1.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £233 £350
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -33.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.68% 16.79% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 51
Average daily rate £369 £225 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -44.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -53.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.75 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.76 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Social Media
South West

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 22 July 2014. 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
Cheltenham - - - -
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Zimbra
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) RSS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Zimbra
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) RSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat