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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 312 288 216
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -72
Contract jobs citing Social Media 124 146 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.62% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.68% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 102 139
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
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
8152 8691 8822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.80% 36.84% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5739 6096 5954
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 171 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% -3.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 14 £338 -15.62% 15
Croydon -18 2 £450 +47.54% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 81 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.74%) Marketing
3 69 (26.85%) Analytics
4 54 (21.01%) HTML
4 54 (21.01%) Java
5 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
6 49 (19.07%) E-Commerce
7 43 (16.73%) Web Services
8 40 (15.56%) TDD
9 39 (15.18%) Google
9 39 (15.18%) JIRA
10 38 (14.79%) Content Management
10 38 (14.79%) SEO
11 35 (13.62%) Finance
11 35 (13.62%) Publishing
12 34 (13.23%) JavaScript
12 34 (13.23%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (13.23%) Jenkins
13 32 (12.45%) Google Analytics
13 32 (12.45%) Degree
13 32 (12.45%) J2EE
13 32 (12.45%) User Experience
14 31 (12.06%) Payment Gateway
14 31 (12.06%) Oracle
14 31 (12.06%) iPad
15 29 (11.28%) CRM
15 29 (11.28%) Scrum
16 28 (10.89%) Retail
16 28 (10.89%) RESTful
17 27 (10.51%) CMS

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 27 (10.51%) CMS
2 13 (5.06%) Apache TomEE
2 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.95%) WordPress
4 4 (1.56%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Moodle
6 2 (0.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.39%) Kentico
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.23%) MS Office
3 15 (5.84%) Photoshop
4 14 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.17%) InDesign
8 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.39%) MS Project
9 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (12.06%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (3.89%) Radian6
3 6 (2.33%) Social Studio
4 3 (1.17%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (1.17%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.78%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.45%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.89%) Yammer
3 9 (3.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (2.72%) AdWords
5 5 (1.95%) GitHub
6 4 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.78%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.78%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.39%) Pure360
9 1 (0.39%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Socialbakers
9 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.84%) Internet
2 9 (3.50%) Intranet
3 5 (1.95%) CTI
3 5 (1.95%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) DNS
4 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) Big Data
2 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.56%) MySQL
3 4 (1.56%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) OLAP
6 1 (0.39%) OLTP
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) QlikView
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.18%) JIRA
3 34 (13.23%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.17%) Maven
5 19 (7.39%) JUnit
6 18 (7.00%) Mockito
6 18 (7.00%) Selenium
6 18 (7.00%) Spock
7 4 (1.56%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.56%) gulp
7 4 (1.56%) Hudson
8 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.17%) Gradle
8 3 (1.17%) Grunt
8 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.78%) Subversion
10 1 (0.39%) Babel
10 1 (0.39%) CocoaPods
General
1 79 (30.74%) Marketing
2 35 (13.62%) Finance
2 35 (13.62%) Publishing
3 28 (10.89%) Retail
4 17 (6.61%) Advertising
5 13 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.72%) Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Games
7 6 (2.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.56%) Back Office
8 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Electronics
9 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.17%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.39%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 76 (29.57%) Developer
2 36 (14.01%) Senior Developer
3 20 (7.78%) Analyst
4 19 (7.39%) Designer
5 18 (7.00%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.84%) Architect
8 12 (4.67%) Consultant
9 9 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.11%) Content Designer
10 8 (3.11%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.11%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (2.72%) E-Commerce Developer
11 7 (2.72%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 7 (2.72%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 7 (2.72%) Social Media Manager
12 6 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.33%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Senior Siebel Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.01%) HTML
2 43 (16.73%) Web Services
3 32 (12.45%) J2EE
4 28 (10.89%) RESTful
5 25 (9.73%) CSS
5 25 (9.73%) SOAP
6 20 (7.78%) HTML5
7 19 (7.39%) Spring
8 18 (7.00%) JSP
8 18 (7.00%) Servlets
8 18 (7.00%) Taglibs
8 18 (7.00%) WSDL
9 15 (5.84%) Hibernate
10 12 (4.67%) REST
11 10 (3.89%) CSS3
11 10 (3.89%) JSON
11 10 (3.89%) XML
12 8 (3.11%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.11%) jQuery
13 7 (2.72%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) User Experience
2 31 (12.06%) iPad
3 25 (9.73%) Mobile App
4 19 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.61%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.67%) Digital Media
7 9 (3.50%) Graphic Design
7 9 (3.50%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.72%) Animation
10 6 (2.33%) Blog
10 6 (2.33%) Wiki
11 5 (1.95%) IVR
11 5 (1.95%) NHS
12 4 (1.56%) Copywriting
12 4 (1.56%) Statistics
13 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.17%) e-Learning
13 3 (1.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.84%) Android
2 14 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.45%) Linux
3 6 (2.33%) Windows
4 4 (1.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.85%) Analytics
3 49 (19.07%) E-Commerce
4 40 (15.56%) TDD
5 38 (14.79%) Content Management
5 38 (14.79%) SEO
6 34 (13.23%) Digital Marketing
7 29 (11.28%) CRM
7 29 (11.28%) Scrum
8 22 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (8.17%) Open Source
10 20 (7.78%) ERP
10 20 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.06%) Pair Programming
11 13 (5.06%) Web Analytics
12 11 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.28%) Content Development
12 11 (4.28%) Pay per click
13 10 (3.89%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.01%) Java
2 34 (13.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.28%) PHP
4 10 (3.89%) Python
5 9 (3.50%) SQL
6 7 (2.72%) Objective-C
7 5 (1.95%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.95%) C
8 4 (1.56%) Perl
8 4 (1.56%) Ruby
9 3 (1.17%) C#
9 3 (1.17%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) FQL
10 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.78%) Scala
10 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) ES6
11 1 (0.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 32 (12.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) CIPD
4 1 (0.39%) CISSP
4 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) Basel II
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Ansible
1 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.17%) Packer
2 3 (1.17%) Terraform
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Cacti
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (15.18%) Google
2 31 (12.06%) Oracle
3 26 (10.12%) Adobe
4 25 (9.73%) Facebook
5 18 (7.00%) ATG
5 18 (7.00%) Endeca
6 16 (6.23%) Twitter
7 15 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (5.06%) CyberSource
9 12 (4.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (3.11%) Omniture
11 7 (2.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 6 (2.33%) Conga
12 6 (2.33%) SAP
12 6 (2.33%) Siebel
13 5 (1.95%) Informatica
13 5 (1.95%) Pardot
14 4 (1.56%) Hootsuite
15 3 (1.17%) Crimson Hexagon
15 3 (1.17%) Splunk
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Yoh
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago