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 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 96 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.23% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£493 £338 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.92% +68.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -62.55%
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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
448 324 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.81% 31.12% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 201 114
Average daily rate £375 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) RSS
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Blog
4 2 (25.00%) Facebook
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
2 3 (37.50%) RSS
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Facebook
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter