The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 65 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% - 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £175 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.68% 15.35% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 87
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £272 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (53.85%) Retail
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) FMCG
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Pay per click
2 6 (46.15%) SEO
2 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) B2C
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) B2B
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Web Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Business Development
3 5 (38.46%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) Facebook
4 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Flash
5 3 (23.08%) SMS
5 3 (23.08%) Tridion
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (30.77%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Tridion
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Email Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Flash
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Pay per click
1 6 (46.15%) SEO
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
1 6 (46.15%) B2C
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Web Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Business Development
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter