The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 303 272 257
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -15
Contract jobs citing Social Media 130 150 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.84% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 109 122
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £237 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -15.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
Social Media
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8331 8140 8832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.21% 36.33% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 5515 6175
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 159
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £49.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in London

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in London

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in London

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the London region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in London

Social Media
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +30 18 £450 +12.50% 12
Canary Wharf +5 3 £396 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 90 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.09%) Marketing
3 73 (27.34%) HTML
4 67 (25.09%) Analytics
5 59 (22.10%) Git (software)
6 52 (19.48%) Java
7 51 (19.10%) Web Services
7 51 (19.10%) E-Commerce
8 49 (18.35%) TDD
9 47 (17.60%) JavaScript
9 47 (17.60%) Digital Marketing
10 41 (15.36%) JIRA
11 39 (14.61%) J2EE
12 38 (14.23%) Oracle
12 38 (14.23%) RESTful
12 38 (14.23%) Payment Gateway
13 37 (13.86%) iPad
13 37 (13.86%) Google
14 36 (13.48%) CSS
14 36 (13.48%) Jenkins
15 35 (13.11%) SEO
15 35 (13.11%) Content Management
16 33 (12.36%) Retail
16 33 (12.36%) Scrum
17 31 (11.61%) Facebook
18 30 (11.24%) Twitter
18 30 (11.24%) User Experience
19 29 (10.86%) Google Analytics
19 29 (10.86%) Finance
20 28 (10.49%) Continuous Integration

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (5.99%) CMS
2 14 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.87%) Apache TomEE
3 13 (4.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.62%) WordPress
5 4 (1.50%) Confluence
5 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.50%) JBoss
5 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.75%) Node.js
6 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.74%) Photoshop
3 17 (6.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.24%) MS Office
5 6 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.75%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (14.23%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.50%) Radian6
2 4 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.86%) Google Analytics
2 11 (4.12%) GitHub
3 10 (3.75%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (3.75%) Yammer
4 6 (2.25%) AdWords
4 6 (2.25%) SaaS
5 5 (1.87%) PaaS
6 4 (1.50%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Pure360
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.37%) Intranet
2 14 (5.24%) Internet
3 12 (4.49%) HTTP
4 3 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.75%) SSL
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (3.37%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.50%) Big Data
2 4 (1.50%) MySQL
2 4 (1.50%) SQLite
3 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.75%) MS Access
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (22.10%) Git (software)
2 41 (15.36%) JIRA
3 36 (13.48%) Jenkins
4 27 (10.11%) Maven
5 22 (8.24%) JUnit
6 21 (7.87%) Mockito
6 21 (7.87%) Selenium
6 21 (7.87%) Spock
7 6 (2.25%) Subversion
8 4 (1.50%) Ant
9 3 (1.12%) Gradle
9 3 (1.12%) RSpec
10 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.37%) Grunt
11 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 83 (31.09%) Marketing
2 33 (12.36%) Retail
3 29 (10.86%) Finance
4 24 (8.99%) Publishing
5 12 (4.49%) Games
6 8 (3.00%) Advertising
7 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.25%) Banking
9 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.50%) Back Office
10 4 (1.50%) Electronics
11 3 (1.12%) Automotive
11 3 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 90 (33.71%) Developer
2 32 (11.99%) Senior Developer
3 21 (7.87%) Architect
4 17 (6.37%) Digital Architect
5 15 (5.62%) Java Developer
6 14 (5.24%) Analyst
6 14 (5.24%) Designer
7 13 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (4.87%) Social Media Manager
8 9 (3.37%) Consultant
8 9 (3.37%) Python Developer
8 9 (3.37%) Web Manager
9 8 (3.00%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.00%) Copywriter
9 8 (3.00%) HTML Developer
10 7 (2.62%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (2.62%) iOS Developer
10 7 (2.62%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.62%) Senior Manager
10 7 (2.62%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.34%) HTML
2 51 (19.10%) Web Services
3 39 (14.61%) J2EE
4 38 (14.23%) RESTful
5 36 (13.48%) CSS
6 27 (10.11%) HTML5
7 26 (9.74%) SOAP
8 25 (9.36%) WSDL
9 21 (7.87%) JSP
9 21 (7.87%) Servlets
9 21 (7.87%) Taglibs
10 17 (6.37%) CSS3
11 16 (5.99%) Spring
12 15 (5.62%) JSON
13 13 (4.87%) Hibernate
14 12 (4.49%) XML
15 11 (4.12%) jQuery
16 10 (3.75%) Django
16 10 (3.75%) REST
17 9 (3.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) iPad
2 30 (11.24%) User Experience
3 21 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.74%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.62%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.87%) Digital Media
8 8 (3.00%) Clustering
9 7 (2.62%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.62%) Animation
9 7 (2.62%) Graphic Design
10 6 (2.25%) NHS
10 6 (2.25%) Wiki
11 5 (1.87%) Blog
12 4 (1.50%) iPhone
12 4 (1.50%) Life Science
12 4 (1.50%) Online Games
12 4 (1.50%) Statistics
13 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.24%) Apple iOS
2 19 (7.12%) Linux
3 17 (6.37%) Android
4 5 (1.87%) Windows
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.09%) Analytics
3 51 (19.10%) E-Commerce
4 49 (18.35%) TDD
5 47 (17.60%) Digital Marketing
6 35 (13.11%) Content Management
6 35 (13.11%) SEO
7 33 (12.36%) Scrum
8 28 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (9.36%) ERP
10 22 (8.24%) Open Source
11 21 (7.87%) B2B
12 20 (7.49%) CRM
13 18 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (6.37%) B2C
15 15 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (5.62%) Web Analytics
16 14 (5.24%) Front End Development
17 13 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (4.87%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.48%) Java
2 47 (17.60%) JavaScript
3 13 (4.87%) SQL
4 10 (3.75%) Python
5 8 (3.00%) Objective-C
5 8 (3.00%) PHP
6 6 (2.25%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.87%) C++
7 5 (1.87%) Ruby
8 4 (1.50%) Groovy
9 3 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.75%) C#
10 2 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) FQL
11 1 (0.37%) Go
11 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (8.24%) Degree
2 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) WCAG
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.25%) Docker
2 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.50%) XenApp
2 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.50%) SCCM
3 3 (1.12%) CFEngine
3 3 (1.12%) Packer
3 3 (1.12%) Terraform
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (14.23%) Oracle
2 37 (13.86%) Google
3 31 (11.61%) Facebook
4 30 (11.24%) Twitter
5 25 (9.36%) ATG
5 25 (9.36%) Endeca
6 24 (8.99%) Adobe
7 13 (4.87%) CyberSource
7 13 (4.87%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.25%) Omniture
9 6 (2.25%) Siebel
10 4 (1.50%) Perforce
10 4 (1.50%) SAP
10 4 (1.50%) Sysomos
10 4 (1.50%) VMware
11 2 (0.75%) Sencha
12 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.37%) Sony
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