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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 79 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing Social Media 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 0.78% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £146 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -77.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £145 £593
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £147 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
Social Media
West Yorkshire

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
389 511 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.42% 31.96% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 340 169
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £10.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.06 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Scala
2 15 (53.57%) HTML5
3 14 (50.00%) JIRA
4 13 (46.43%) JSON
4 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
4 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) Confluence
4 13 (46.43%) Selenium
4 13 (46.43%) Django
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Python
4 13 (46.43%) Spring
4 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
4 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
4 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (46.43%) Play Framework
4 13 (46.43%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
4 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
4 13 (46.43%) RESTful
4 13 (46.43%) Microservices
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) Kanban
6 11 (39.29%) Mentoring

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
1 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
1 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) JIRA
2 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
2 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (46.43%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Java Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Designer
5 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Web Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Content Editor
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Principal Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Web Content Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Content Editor
7 2 (7.14%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) HTML5
2 13 (46.43%) Django
2 13 (46.43%) JSON
2 13 (46.43%) Play Framework
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
2 13 (46.43%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Tandem
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Blog
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) iSeries
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Microservices
2 13 (46.43%) Open Source
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) Kanban
4 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 9 (32.14%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) SEO
6 3 (10.71%) SFIA
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
1 15 (53.57%) Scala
2 13 (46.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
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