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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 74 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 2.48% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £362 £288
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -49.70%
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
232 202 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.93% 22.32% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 125 141
Average daily rate £339 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £12.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +38.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.45 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Web Content Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer