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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 62 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Social Media 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.86% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 2.02% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.18%
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
285 248 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.84% 31.39% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 128 90
Average daily rate £375 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% -48.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.80 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - -
Watford -6 1 £363 +45.00% 1
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (81.82%) Content Management
2 7 (63.64%) Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) User Experience
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) SMACSS
3 6 (54.55%) Multimedia
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) CMS
3 6 (54.55%) LAMP
3 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (54.55%) Web Design
3 6 (54.55%) Email Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) UX Design
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Media
3 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (54.55%) Sass

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Multimedia
2 6 (54.55%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Junior
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Junior Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Junior Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
1 6 (54.55%) CSS3
1 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (54.55%) Sass
1 6 (54.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) Digital Media
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (54.55%) SMACSS
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Use Case
2 6 (54.55%) Email Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) UX Design
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) SEO
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Omniture