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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 285 328 227
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -101
Contract jobs citing Social Media 147 119 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.51% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.36% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 93 144
Median daily rate £388 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £289
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +64.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £22.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 9 £463 +2.77% 13
Canary Wharf 0 2 £381 +52.50%
Greenwich - 2 £225 -
Croydon -15 1 £325 -7.14% 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (30.49%) Marketing
3 53 (21.54%) HTML
4 52 (21.14%) Analytics
5 51 (20.73%) SEO
6 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 40 (16.26%) User Experience
7 40 (16.26%) Publishing
8 39 (15.85%) CSS
9 37 (15.04%) Java
10 36 (14.63%) CMS
11 34 (13.82%) Finance
11 34 (13.82%) E-Commerce
12 33 (13.41%) Adobe
13 31 (12.60%) Digital Marketing
14 28 (11.38%) Degree
15 27 (10.98%) Content Management
16 25 (10.16%) Google
17 24 (9.76%) Mobile App
18 23 (9.35%) Retail
18 23 (9.35%) JavaScript
19 22 (8.94%) PHP
20 20 (8.13%) Web Services
20 20 (8.13%) Google Analytics
20 20 (8.13%) RESTful
21 19 (7.72%) Sass
21 19 (7.72%) Web Development
21 19 (7.72%) Photoshop
22 18 (7.32%) Python
23 17 (6.91%) Pay per click

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 36 (14.63%) CMS
2 14 (5.69%) Drupal
3 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.44%) WordPress
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.81%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.81%) Moodle
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.41%) Kentico
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
4 11 (4.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.07%) MS Office
6 7 (2.85%) InDesign
7 3 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.41%) MS Project
9 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.07%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (3.25%) Radian6
3 6 (2.44%) Social Studio
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.22%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (1.22%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.81%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.41%) Magento
6 1 (0.41%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.13%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (1.63%) AdWords
2 4 (1.63%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.63%) PaaS
3 3 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.22%) Yammer
4 2 (0.81%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.81%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.81%) Taleo
5 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Slack
5 1 (0.41%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Intranet
2 10 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (3.66%) Internet
4 5 (2.03%) CTI
5 3 (1.22%) HTTP
5 3 (1.22%) Skype
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.44%) Big Data
1 6 (2.44%) MySQL
1 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) Neo4j
3 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) OLTP
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.28%) JIRA
2 13 (5.28%) Maven
3 12 (4.88%) Selenium
4 11 (4.47%) JUnit
5 10 (4.07%) Mockito
5 10 (4.07%) Spock
6 5 (2.03%) Hudson
7 4 (1.63%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.63%) Grunt
7 4 (1.63%) gulp
7 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.81%) Subversion
8 2 (0.81%) webpack
9 1 (0.41%) RSpec
9 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 75 (30.49%) Marketing
2 40 (16.26%) Publishing
3 34 (13.82%) Finance
4 23 (9.35%) Retail
5 16 (6.50%) Advertising
6 13 (5.28%) Legal
6 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.03%) Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.63%) Games
8 4 (1.63%) Law
9 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 71 (28.86%) Developer
2 29 (11.79%) Designer
3 28 (11.38%) Senior Developer
4 15 (6.10%) Web Developer
5 14 (5.69%) Consultant
6 13 (5.28%) Analyst
6 13 (5.28%) Content Designer
7 12 (4.88%) Architect
7 12 (4.88%) Python Developer
7 12 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (4.07%) Marketing Manager
9 8 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.44%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.44%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 6 (2.44%) iOS Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Java Engineer
12 5 (2.03%) Communications Officer
12 5 (2.03%) Social Media Consultant
12 5 (2.03%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.54%) HTML
2 39 (15.85%) CSS
3 20 (8.13%) RESTful
3 20 (8.13%) Web Services
4 19 (7.72%) Sass
5 16 (6.50%) SOAP
6 14 (5.69%) HTML5
7 13 (5.28%) Django
8 11 (4.47%) J2EE
8 11 (4.47%) JSP
8 11 (4.47%) Servlets
9 10 (4.07%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.07%) REST
9 10 (4.07%) Taglibs
9 10 (4.07%) WSDL
10 9 (3.66%) CSS3
11 8 (3.25%) Ajax
11 8 (3.25%) JSON
12 7 (2.85%) jQuery
12 7 (2.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.26%) User Experience
2 24 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.28%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.47%) Visualisation
7 10 (4.07%) iPad
7 10 (4.07%) Raspberry Pi
8 9 (3.66%) Animation
8 9 (3.66%) Blog
9 8 (3.25%) EPoS
10 6 (2.44%) Graphic Design
11 5 (2.03%) Copywriting
11 5 (2.03%) Digital Media
11 5 (2.03%) FMCG
11 5 (2.03%) IVR
12 4 (1.63%) Fintech
12 4 (1.63%) NHS
12 4 (1.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.10%) Android
1 15 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.66%) Linux
3 5 (2.03%) Unix
4 2 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.14%) Analytics
3 51 (20.73%) SEO
4 34 (13.82%) E-Commerce
5 31 (12.60%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (10.98%) Content Management
7 19 (7.72%) Web Development
8 17 (6.91%) Pay per click
8 17 (6.91%) TDD
9 15 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.28%) CRM
10 13 (5.28%) ERP
11 12 (4.88%) API Integration
11 12 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.88%) Web Design
12 11 (4.47%) Infographics
12 11 (4.47%) Scrum
12 11 (4.47%) Web Application Development
13 10 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.07%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.04%) Java
2 23 (9.35%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.94%) PHP
4 18 (7.32%) Python
5 10 (4.07%) SQL
6 8 (3.25%) C
7 6 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.03%) Perl
9 4 (1.63%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.63%) C#
10 3 (1.22%) Cypher
10 3 (1.22%) Ruby
11 2 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) FQL
11 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (11.38%) Degree
2 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) CIPD
4 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.63%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.41%) Basel II
5 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Ansible
1 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Cacti
2 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (13.41%) Adobe
2 25 (10.16%) Google
3 17 (6.91%) Facebook
4 15 (6.10%) Twitter
5 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (4.07%) ATG
7 10 (4.07%) Endeca
7 10 (4.07%) Oracle
8 7 (2.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 6 (2.44%) Conga
10 5 (2.03%) DoubleClick
10 5 (2.03%) Informatica
10 5 (2.03%) Pardot
10 5 (2.03%) SAP
10 5 (2.03%) Tableau
11 4 (1.63%) Hootsuite
11 4 (1.63%) Omniture
11 4 (1.63%) Splunk
12 3 (1.22%) BT
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