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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank - 51 49
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.72% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £290
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +63.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
100 138 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.46% 28.28% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 68 37
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -4.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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