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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 290 297 268
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing Social Media 139 127 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.52% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 96 121
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £22.60 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
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
7751 8356 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.04% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5390 5798 6102
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 194
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -14 8 £388 -16.21% 10
Feltham - 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 £225 - 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 90 (32.85%) Marketing
2 81 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (24.82%) Analytics
4 52 (18.98%) User Experience
5 51 (18.61%) Adobe
6 49 (17.88%) HTML
7 47 (17.15%) SEO
8 44 (16.06%) CSS
9 36 (13.14%) Degree
10 33 (12.04%) Google
11 32 (11.68%) Publishing
12 31 (11.31%) CMS
13 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
13 30 (10.95%) Digital Marketing
14 29 (10.58%) Git (software)
14 29 (10.58%) Java
15 26 (9.49%) Google Analytics
16 24 (8.76%) JavaScript
16 24 (8.76%) Retail
17 23 (8.39%) Finance
18 22 (8.03%) PHP
18 22 (8.03%) Visualisation
19 21 (7.66%) Mobile App
19 21 (7.66%) Python
19 21 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (7.30%) Photoshop
20 20 (7.30%) Web Analytics
20 20 (7.30%) Sass
20 20 (7.30%) Twitter
20 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills

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 31 (11.31%) CMS
2 14 (5.11%) Drupal
3 7 (2.55%) WordPress
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.46%) Confluence
5 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.73%) Marvel
6 2 (0.73%) Moodle
6 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Photoshop
2 18 (6.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (5.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.28%) InDesign
5 6 (2.19%) MS Office
6 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.73%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.73%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.73%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.73%) InVision
8 2 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.36%) Blender
9 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.36%) Maya
9 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Sprinklr
2 10 (3.65%) Radian6
3 6 (2.19%) Social Studio
4 5 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.09%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.73%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.36%) Magento
7 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.49%) Google Analytics
2 14 (5.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (2.19%) SaaS
4 5 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.82%) IaaS
5 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.46%) PaaS
6 3 (1.09%) AdWords
7 2 (0.73%) BlueKai
7 2 (0.73%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.73%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.73%) Socialbakers
7 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.73%) Taleo
8 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Slack
8 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (2.92%) Intranet
3 5 (1.82%) CTI
3 5 (1.82%) Internet
4 3 (1.09%) Skype
5 2 (0.73%) Firewall
5 2 (0.73%) LAN
5 2 (0.73%) VPN
5 2 (0.73%) WAN
5 2 (0.73%) Wireless
5 2 (0.73%) WLAN
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.47%) Big Data
2 7 (2.55%) Endeca
3 6 (2.19%) MySQL
3 6 (2.19%) QlikView
4 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.36%) GIS
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.92%) JIRA
3 7 (2.55%) Selenium
4 6 (2.19%) Maven
5 5 (1.82%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.82%) Hudson
5 5 (1.82%) JUnit
5 5 (1.82%) Mockito
5 5 (1.82%) Spock
6 4 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.46%) Gradle
6 4 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.09%) webpack
8 2 (0.73%) Grunt
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
9 1 (0.36%) Appium
9 1 (0.36%) gulp
9 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 90 (32.85%) Marketing
2 32 (11.68%) Publishing
3 24 (8.76%) Retail
4 23 (8.39%) Finance
5 13 (4.74%) Advertising
6 12 (4.38%) Legal
7 11 (4.01%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.28%) Banking
9 6 (2.19%) Games
10 5 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
10 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.09%) Back Office
12 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.36%) Automotive
14 1 (0.36%) Law
14 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (19.34%) Developer
2 45 (16.42%) Designer
3 25 (9.12%) Analyst
4 20 (7.30%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.57%) Consultant
6 15 (5.47%) Content Designer
6 15 (5.47%) Marketing Manager
7 12 (4.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 12 (4.38%) UX Designer
7 12 (4.38%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (4.01%) Python Developer
9 10 (3.65%) Analytics Manager
10 9 (3.28%) Architect
10 9 (3.28%) Copywriter
10 9 (3.28%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 8 (2.92%) Digital Analytics Manager
12 7 (2.55%) SEO Consultant
12 7 (2.55%) UI Designer
13 6 (2.19%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.88%) HTML
2 44 (16.06%) CSS
3 20 (7.30%) Sass
4 18 (6.57%) Web Services
5 14 (5.11%) HTML5
6 13 (4.74%) RESTful
7 12 (4.38%) Django
8 9 (3.28%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.28%) SOAP
9 8 (2.92%) Ajax
9 8 (2.92%) J2EE
9 8 (2.92%) jQuery
9 8 (2.92%) REST
9 8 (2.92%) Spring
10 7 (2.55%) CSS3
10 7 (2.55%) XML
11 6 (2.19%) Backbone.js
11 6 (2.19%) JSON
11 6 (2.19%) LESS
12 5 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.98%) User Experience
2 22 (8.03%) Visualisation
3 21 (7.66%) Mobile App
4 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.38%) Blog
8 11 (4.01%) FMCG
9 10 (3.65%) Animation
9 10 (3.65%) Raspberry Pi
10 8 (2.92%) Copywriting
10 8 (2.92%) EPoS
11 7 (2.55%) Credit Risk
12 6 (2.19%) iPad
13 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.82%) Fintech
13 5 (1.82%) Graphic Design
13 5 (1.82%) IVR
14 4 (1.46%) Digital Media
15 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.01%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.28%) Android
3 6 (2.19%) Linux
4 5 (1.82%) Unix
5 3 (1.09%) Windows
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.82%) Analytics
3 47 (17.15%) SEO
4 30 (10.95%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
5 21 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.30%) Web Analytics
7 19 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
7 19 (6.93%) Pay per click
8 18 (6.57%) Web Design
8 18 (6.57%) Web Development
9 16 (5.84%) CRM
10 14 (5.11%) Content Management
10 14 (5.11%) Project Management
10 14 (5.11%) Wireframes
11 12 (4.38%) API Integration
11 12 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.38%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (4.38%) Front End Development
11 12 (4.38%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.58%) Java
2 24 (8.76%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.03%) PHP
4 21 (7.66%) Python
5 16 (5.84%) SQL
6 5 (1.82%) Perl
7 4 (1.46%) C
7 4 (1.46%) VB
8 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.73%) C#
9 2 (0.73%) ES6
9 2 (0.73%) R
9 2 (0.73%) Ruby
9 2 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) Groovy
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (13.14%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) PhD
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) MBA
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Cacti
3 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (18.61%) Adobe
2 33 (12.04%) Google
3 20 (7.30%) Twitter
4 19 (6.93%) Facebook
5 15 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.01%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.01%) Tableau
7 9 (3.28%) Oracle
8 8 (2.92%) Brandwatch
8 8 (2.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 7 (2.55%) ATG
9 7 (2.55%) Omniture
10 6 (2.19%) Conga
10 6 (2.19%) DoubleClick
11 5 (1.82%) Informatica
11 5 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.82%) Pardot
12 4 (1.46%) Hootsuite
12 4 (1.46%) Splunk
13 3 (1.09%) Spredfast
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