The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 56 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.31% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 1.19% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £110 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
Social Media
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 168 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.76% 26.21% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 146
Median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £213 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 11
Median hourly rate £14.35 £18.25 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +31.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.36 £35.30 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Hertfordshire region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £110 - 2
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) Copywriting
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Facebook
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) Content Development
4 3 (42.86%) Programmatic Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (28.57%) InDesign
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) B2B
5 2 (28.57%) B2C
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Blog
6 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
6 1 (14.29%) Infographics
6 1 (14.29%) RSS
6 1 (14.29%) SEO

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) InDesign
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Executive
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing Executive
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Graphic Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Photoshop Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Copywriting
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Content Development
2 3 (42.86%) Programmatic Advertising
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) B2C
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Content Writing
4 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Infographics
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Facebook
1 3 (42.86%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Google