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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 269 287 222
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -65
Contract jobs citing Social Media 141 131 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.71% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 106 130
Average daily rate £350 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £238 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% -43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £16.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.73 £35.20 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +19 17 £344 -20.97% 20
Canary Wharf +2 4 £275 -14.06%
Croydon - 1 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 81 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.73%) Marketing
3 76 (29.34%) HTML
4 48 (18.53%) Analytics
5 47 (18.15%) CSS
6 44 (16.99%) JavaScript
7 42 (16.22%) SEO
8 38 (14.67%) Digital Marketing
9 36 (13.90%) Java
10 35 (13.51%) Content Management
11 33 (12.74%) Web Services
12 32 (12.36%) HTML5
12 32 (12.36%) User Experience
13 30 (11.58%) E-Commerce
13 30 (11.58%) Finance
14 29 (11.20%) TDD
15 28 (10.81%) Git (software)
16 26 (10.04%) RESTful
16 26 (10.04%) Twitter
16 26 (10.04%) Google
16 26 (10.04%) Scrum
16 26 (10.04%) Adobe
17 25 (9.65%) CMS
17 25 (9.65%) Retail
18 23 (8.88%) Publishing
18 23 (8.88%) B2B
18 23 (8.88%) Oracle
19 22 (8.49%) J2EE
19 22 (8.49%) Intranet
19 22 (8.49%) Mobile App

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 25 (9.65%) CMS
2 16 (6.18%) WordPress
3 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.70%) Drupal
4 7 (2.70%) JBoss
4 7 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.16%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (1.16%) Confluence
5 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.16%) Node.js
5 3 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.77%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) DNN
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.70%) MS Office
5 6 (2.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.77%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.39%) InDesign
8 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (8.11%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.54%) Radian6
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.77%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.11%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.86%) Yammer
3 7 (2.70%) GitHub
3 7 (2.70%) SaaS
4 6 (2.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.54%) IaaS
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.77%) Pure360
7 1 (0.39%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.49%) Intranet
2 8 (3.09%) Internet
3 7 (2.70%) HTTP
4 3 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.93%) MySQL
2 5 (1.93%) SQLite
3 3 (1.16%) Big Data
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.77%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.95%) Maven
3 17 (6.56%) JIRA
4 14 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.63%) Selenium
6 11 (4.25%) JUnit
6 11 (4.25%) Mockito
6 11 (4.25%) Spock
7 9 (3.47%) Subversion
8 7 (2.70%) Ant
9 5 (1.93%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.16%) RSpec
12 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.77%) Xcode
13 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (29.73%) Marketing
2 30 (11.58%) Finance
3 25 (9.65%) Retail
4 23 (8.88%) Publishing
5 13 (5.02%) Advertising
6 10 (3.86%) Games
7 8 (3.09%) Law
8 7 (2.70%) Legal
9 5 (1.93%) Banking
9 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.16%) Automotive
10 3 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.77%) Local Government
11 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.39%) French Language
12 1 (0.39%) German Language
12 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (29.34%) Developer
2 22 (8.49%) Designer
3 17 (6.56%) Architect
4 16 (6.18%) Digital Architect
5 14 (5.41%) Analyst
6 13 (5.02%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.63%) Social Media Manager
8 11 (4.25%) IT Manager
9 10 (3.86%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.86%) Consultant
9 10 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (3.86%) iOS Developer
9 10 (3.86%) IT Relationships Manager
9 10 (3.86%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.86%) Relationships Manager
10 9 (3.47%) Android Developer
10 9 (3.47%) Junior
11 8 (3.09%) Digital Project Manager
11 8 (3.09%) Web Manager
12 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.34%) HTML
2 47 (18.15%) CSS
3 33 (12.74%) Web Services
4 32 (12.36%) HTML5
5 26 (10.04%) RESTful
6 22 (8.49%) CSS3
6 22 (8.49%) J2EE
7 20 (7.72%) SOAP
8 18 (6.95%) WSDL
9 17 (6.56%) jQuery
9 17 (6.56%) XML
10 13 (5.02%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.25%) JSON
11 11 (4.25%) JSP
11 11 (4.25%) Sass
11 11 (4.25%) Servlets
11 11 (4.25%) Taglibs
12 9 (3.47%) Ajax
13 8 (3.09%) XSD
14 7 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.36%) User Experience
2 22 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.72%) iPad
4 17 (6.56%) Digital Media
5 11 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.70%) Blog
8 7 (2.70%) Copywriting
8 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.32%) Animation
9 6 (2.32%) Clustering
9 6 (2.32%) iPhone
10 5 (1.93%) NHS
11 4 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.54%) Life Science
12 3 (1.16%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.16%) Online Games
12 3 (1.16%) Social Network
12 3 (1.16%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.49%) Apple iOS
2 15 (5.79%) Android
3 14 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.53%) Analytics
3 42 (16.22%) SEO
4 38 (14.67%) Digital Marketing
5 35 (13.51%) Content Management
6 30 (11.58%) E-Commerce
7 29 (11.20%) TDD
8 26 (10.04%) Scrum
9 23 (8.88%) B2B
10 21 (8.11%) B2C
11 19 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.95%) ERP
13 17 (6.56%) Front End Development
14 16 (6.18%) Project Management
15 15 (5.79%) Web Design
16 14 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
17 13 (5.02%) CRM
18 12 (4.63%) Open Source
18 12 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (4.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.99%) JavaScript
2 36 (13.90%) Java
3 13 (5.02%) PHP
4 9 (3.47%) Objective-C
4 9 (3.47%) SQL
5 7 (2.70%) Groovy
5 7 (2.70%) Python
6 5 (1.93%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.54%) C#
7 4 (1.54%) Ruby
8 3 (1.16%) C++
8 3 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.25%) Degree
2 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.77%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.54%) XenApp
1 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) SCCM
2 3 (1.16%) CFEngine
2 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 26 (10.04%) Adobe
1 26 (10.04%) Google
1 26 (10.04%) Twitter
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle
3 20 (7.72%) Facebook
4 18 (6.95%) ATG
4 18 (6.95%) Endeca
5 11 (4.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.70%) Perforce
8 4 (1.54%) Omniture
8 4 (1.54%) Sysomos
8 4 (1.54%) VMware
8 4 (1.54%) Zend
9 3 (1.16%) CyberSource
9 3 (1.16%) Sencha
10 2 (0.77%) HP
11 1 (0.39%) Apple
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.39%) IBM
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