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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 328 291 230
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -61
Contract jobs citing Social Media 98 134 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.58% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 96 122
Median daily rate £335 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £204 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
7954 8486 8945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.74% 36.34% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 5902 6154
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 148 160
Median hourly rate £20.26 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.17 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 +24 16 £331 -17.23% 19
Croydon -12 1 £575 +121.15%
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (33.47%) Marketing
2 77 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (28.10%) Analytics
4 60 (24.79%) HTML
5 55 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 49 (20.25%) E-Commerce
7 47 (19.42%) Java
8 44 (18.18%) TDD
9 42 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
10 41 (16.94%) JIRA
10 41 (16.94%) JavaScript
10 41 (16.94%) Web Services
11 39 (16.12%) Content Management
12 36 (14.88%) Jenkins
13 35 (14.46%) SEO
13 35 (14.46%) J2EE
13 35 (14.46%) Google
14 34 (14.05%) Oracle
14 34 (14.05%) Payment Gateway
14 34 (14.05%) iPad
15 30 (12.40%) Google Analytics
15 30 (12.40%) Finance
16 29 (11.98%) Publishing
16 29 (11.98%) Facebook
17 28 (11.57%) RESTful
17 28 (11.57%) Scrum
17 28 (11.57%) CSS
18 27 (11.16%) Retail
19 25 (10.33%) Degree
19 25 (10.33%) 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 25 (10.33%) CMS
2 14 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.37%) Apache TomEE
3 13 (5.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.89%) WordPress
5 4 (1.65%) Confluence
5 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.83%) SAS
7 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) Kentico
8 1 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.02%) MS Office
3 16 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (6.20%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (14.05%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.48%) Radian6
3 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.24%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.24%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.40%) Google Analytics
2 10 (4.13%) Yammer
3 9 (3.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (2.89%) AdWords
5 6 (2.48%) GitHub
6 3 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.83%) Pure360
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.61%) Internet
2 15 (6.20%) Intranet
3 6 (2.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (1.65%) MySQL
1 4 (1.65%) Neo4j
1 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
1 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.24%) Big Data
3 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.83%) MS Access
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) OLAP
4 1 (0.41%) OLTP
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) QlikView
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.94%) JIRA
3 36 (14.88%) Jenkins
4 23 (9.50%) Maven
5 22 (9.09%) JUnit
6 21 (8.68%) Mockito
6 21 (8.68%) Selenium
6 21 (8.68%) Spock
7 3 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.24%) Gradle
7 3 (1.24%) Grunt
7 3 (1.24%) gulp
8 2 (0.83%) RSpec
8 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.83%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.41%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) Robolectric
9 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (33.47%) Marketing
2 30 (12.40%) Finance
3 29 (11.98%) Publishing
4 27 (11.16%) Retail
5 11 (4.55%) Advertising
6 9 (3.72%) Games
7 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Banking
8 4 (1.65%) Electronics
9 3 (1.24%) Law
9 3 (1.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (30.99%) Developer
2 37 (15.29%) Senior Developer
3 18 (7.44%) Architect
4 16 (6.61%) Analyst
4 16 (6.61%) Java Developer
5 14 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (5.37%) Digital Architect
6 13 (5.37%) Social Media Manager
7 12 (4.96%) Consultant
7 12 (4.96%) Designer
8 8 (3.31%) Web Manager
9 7 (2.89%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.89%) E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (2.89%) HTML Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Marketing Manager
9 7 (2.89%) Project Manager
9 7 (2.89%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.79%) HTML
2 41 (16.94%) Web Services
3 35 (14.46%) J2EE
4 28 (11.57%) CSS
4 28 (11.57%) RESTful
5 22 (9.09%) HTML5
5 22 (9.09%) SOAP
6 21 (8.68%) JSP
6 21 (8.68%) Servlets
6 21 (8.68%) Taglibs
6 21 (8.68%) WSDL
7 17 (7.02%) Spring
8 14 (5.79%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.37%) CSS3
10 11 (4.55%) jQuery
10 11 (4.55%) JSON
11 8 (3.31%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.89%) Ajax
12 7 (2.89%) Sass
12 7 (2.89%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.05%) iPad
2 25 (10.33%) User Experience
3 22 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.79%) Mobile App
6 13 (5.37%) Digital Media
7 11 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.31%) Graphic Design
8 8 (3.31%) NHS
9 7 (2.89%) Animation
10 6 (2.48%) Wiki
11 4 (1.65%) Life Science
11 4 (1.65%) Online Games
11 4 (1.65%) Statistics
12 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.24%) Blog
12 3 (1.24%) Clustering
12 3 (1.24%) FMCG
12 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.79%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.37%) Android
3 11 (4.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.07%) Windows
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.10%) Analytics
3 49 (20.25%) E-Commerce
4 44 (18.18%) TDD
5 42 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
6 39 (16.12%) Content Management
7 35 (14.46%) SEO
8 28 (11.57%) Scrum
9 25 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.68%) ERP
11 20 (8.26%) CRM
12 19 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.44%) Open Source
14 15 (6.20%) B2B
14 15 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (5.37%) Pair Programming
16 12 (4.96%) B2C
16 12 (4.96%) Web Analytics
17 11 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.42%) Java
2 41 (16.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.55%) SQL
4 8 (3.31%) PHP
5 6 (2.48%) C++
5 6 (2.48%) Objective-C
5 6 (2.48%) Python
6 5 (2.07%) C
7 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.65%) Ruby
8 2 (0.83%) C#
8 2 (0.83%) FQL
8 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.83%) Scala
8 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (10.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CIPD
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.89%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Basel II
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Packer
1 3 (1.24%) Terraform
2 2 (0.83%) Ansible
2 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (14.46%) Google
2 34 (14.05%) Oracle
3 29 (11.98%) Facebook
4 22 (9.09%) Twitter
5 21 (8.68%) ATG
5 21 (8.68%) Endeca
6 20 (8.26%) Adobe
7 13 (5.37%) CyberSource
8 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.31%) Omniture
10 7 (2.89%) SAP
11 6 (2.48%) Siebel
12 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.65%) Sysomos
14 2 (0.83%) DoubleClick
14 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.83%) Yahoo!
15 1 (0.41%) Apple
15 1 (0.41%) Guidewire
15 1 (0.41%) HP
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