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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 285 219 284
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +65
Contract jobs citing Social Media 142 229 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 2.60% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 139 95
Average daily rate
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£401 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £24.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £29.38
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -62.55%
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -46 29 £400 +23.15% 24
Croydon - 5 £305 - 1
Bromley - 3 £675 -
Canary Wharf -18 2 £250 -16.66%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 108 (36.36%) HTML
2 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
3 80 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (23.23%) Marketing
5 68 (22.90%) CSS
6 65 (21.89%) Analytics
7 56 (18.86%) Content Management
8 54 (18.18%) HTML5
9 48 (16.16%) jQuery
10 47 (15.82%) E-Commerce
11 46 (15.49%) Web Services
12 45 (15.15%) TDD
13 43 (14.48%) User Experience
14 42 (14.14%) JSON
15 41 (13.80%) OO
16 40 (13.47%) Degree
17 37 (12.46%) XML
17 37 (12.46%) SEO
17 37 (12.46%) Facebook
18 35 (11.78%) Java
19 34 (11.45%) Scrum
19 34 (11.45%) Apple iOS
20 33 (11.11%) Mobile App
20 33 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (10.77%) RESTful
22 29 (9.76%) CSS3
22 29 (9.76%) Retail
22 29 (9.76%) Finance
23 28 (9.43%) Project Management
24 27 (9.09%) Adobe

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (7.41%) CMS
2 21 (7.07%) Node.js
3 15 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.05%) JBoss
4 9 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.69%) WordPress
6 7 (2.36%) Drupal
6 7 (2.36%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.02%) SAS
7 6 (2.02%) IIS
8 5 (1.68%) Apache
9 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) DNN
10 2 (0.67%) Confluence
10 2 (0.67%) Kentico
11 1 (0.34%) Liferay
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (7.74%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.06%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.36%) MS Office
5 6 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.01%) MS Project
7 3 (1.01%) SPSS
7 3 (1.01%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.67%) InDesign
9 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Radian6
2 3 (1.01%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.72%) Google Analytics
2 16 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.04%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Responsys
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Heroku
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Force.com
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.74%) Intranet
2 8 (2.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) CTI
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.34%) WebEx
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) Extranet
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.70%) MySQL
3 8 (2.69%) Big Data
4 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.68%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.01%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.67%) Redis
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.67%) SQLite
7 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (6.06%) Subversion
1 18 (6.06%) Grunt
2 16 (5.39%) Maven
3 15 (5.05%) Bower
3 15 (5.05%) Ant
4 13 (4.38%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.04%) QUnit
5 12 (4.04%) Mocha
5 12 (4.04%) webpack
5 12 (4.04%) gulp
6 7 (2.36%) Firebug
6 7 (2.36%) Fiddler
6 7 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.35%) JIRA
9 4 (1.35%) Selenium
10 3 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 69 (23.23%) Marketing
2 29 (9.76%) Retail
2 29 (9.76%) Finance
3 20 (6.73%) Publishing
4 13 (4.38%) Advertising
5 11 (3.70%) Legal
6 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.37%) Law
7 9 (3.03%) Games
8 8 (2.69%) Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Arabic Language
10 3 (1.01%) Automotive
10 3 (1.01%) Local Government
11 2 (0.67%) Electronics
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 104 (35.02%) Developer
2 25 (8.42%) iOS Developer
3 24 (8.08%) Analyst
4 20 (6.73%) Architect
4 20 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.39%) Consultant
5 16 (5.39%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.05%) Digital Project Manager
7 14 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (3.70%) Designer
8 11 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.37%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.37%) Senior iOS Developer
10 9 (3.03%) Android Developer
10 9 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.69%) Social Media Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Content Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Marketing Manager
13 6 (2.02%) Web Editor
13 6 (2.02%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (36.36%) HTML
2 68 (22.90%) CSS
3 54 (18.18%) HTML5
4 48 (16.16%) jQuery
5 46 (15.49%) Web Services
6 42 (14.14%) JSON
7 37 (12.46%) XML
8 32 (10.77%) RESTful
9 29 (9.76%) CSS3
10 26 (8.75%) AngularJS
11 21 (7.07%) Backbone.js
11 21 (7.07%) XSL
12 20 (6.73%) SOAP
13 18 (6.06%) J2EE
14 17 (5.72%) .NET
15 15 (5.05%) XSD
15 15 (5.05%) WSDL
16 12 (4.04%) Ember.js
16 12 (4.04%) React
16 12 (4.04%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.48%) User Experience
2 33 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.39%) iPhone
4 16 (5.39%) iPad
5 14 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.71%) Blog
6 9 (3.03%) Animation
6 9 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.36%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.36%) Copywriting
8 5 (1.68%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Photography
9 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.01%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.67%) FMCG
10 2 (0.67%) Social Network
10 2 (0.67%) IVR
10 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.45%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.72%) Linux
2 17 (5.72%) Android
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.34%) UNIX
3 1 (0.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.89%) Analytics
3 56 (18.86%) Content Management
4 47 (15.82%) E-Commerce
5 45 (15.15%) TDD
6 41 (13.80%) OO
7 37 (12.46%) SEO
8 34 (11.45%) Scrum
9 33 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (9.43%) Project Management
11 27 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (9.09%) iOS Development
12 24 (8.08%) SDLC
13 23 (7.74%) CRM
14 21 (7.07%) MVC
15 20 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (6.06%) Waterfall
16 18 (6.06%) Web Development
17 15 (5.05%) Business Analysis
17 15 (5.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
2 35 (11.78%) Java
3 20 (6.73%) C#
4 17 (5.72%) SQL
5 16 (5.39%) Groovy
6 15 (5.05%) Objective-C
7 14 (4.71%) PHP
8 12 (4.04%) C
9 7 (2.36%) Python
10 6 (2.02%) Ruby
11 4 (1.35%) R
12 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.01%) VB
12 3 (1.01%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.67%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (13.47%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.34%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.34%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) Basel II
2 3 (1.01%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.34%) Mesos
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (12.46%) Facebook
2 27 (9.09%) Adobe
3 25 (8.42%) Twitter
3 25 (8.42%) Google
4 18 (6.06%) Oracle
5 16 (5.39%) ATG
6 15 (5.05%) Perforce
6 15 (5.05%) Endeca
7 12 (4.04%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.03%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.02%) Nintex
10 5 (1.68%) Tableau
10 5 (1.68%) Omniture
10 5 (1.68%) DoubleClick
10 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.35%) ExactTarget
12 3 (1.01%) Cognos
13 2 (0.67%) Cisco
13 2 (0.67%) IBM
13 2 (0.67%) Informatica
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