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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 62 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -30.18%
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
195 250 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.33% 32.89% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 71
Average daily rate £375 £388 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £37.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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
Watford +10 2 £220 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google