The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 90 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.086% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.36% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -35.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
326 274 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.01% 28.05% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 170 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £18.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Social Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) WFM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Python

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Sub Editor
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) WFM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
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