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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 305 299 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -86
Contract jobs citing Social Media 132 135 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.57% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.54% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 102 152
Median daily rate £356 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £573 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £445 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.58% +36.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.28 £22.74 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
8283 8766 9166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.46% 37.15% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 6059 6112
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 168 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 13 £400 -11.11% 8
Canary Wharf 0 2 £381 +52.50%
Croydon -14 2 £450 +28.57%
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.10%) Marketing
3 57 (23.36%) Analytics
4 50 (20.49%) HTML
5 44 (18.03%) Java
6 43 (17.62%) SEO
6 43 (17.62%) Git (software)
7 41 (16.80%) User Experience
8 39 (15.98%) Publishing
8 39 (15.98%) E-Commerce
9 33 (13.52%) Finance
10 32 (13.11%) Google
11 31 (12.70%) Adobe
11 31 (12.70%) Web Services
12 29 (11.89%) CMS
12 29 (11.89%) CSS
12 29 (11.89%) Content Management
13 28 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
14 27 (11.07%) Google Analytics
14 27 (11.07%) TDD
14 27 (11.07%) Degree
15 25 (10.25%) Retail
15 25 (10.25%) JavaScript
16 24 (9.84%) RESTful
16 24 (9.84%) Mobile App
17 23 (9.43%) JIRA
18 22 (9.02%) Jenkins
19 21 (8.61%) Facebook
19 21 (8.61%) SOAP
20 20 (8.20%) J2EE

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 29 (11.89%) CMS
2 9 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.46%) Apache TomEE
3 6 (2.46%) Drupal
3 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.46%) WordPress
4 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.82%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.82%) Moodle
4 2 (0.82%) SAS
4 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.41%) Kentico
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Photoshop
2 15 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.51%) MS Office
5 10 (4.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (3.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.64%) InDesign
8 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.41%) MS Project
10 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (3.28%) Radian6
3 6 (2.46%) Social Studio
4 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.23%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.23%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.82%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.82%) 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 27 (11.07%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.46%) AdWords
3 5 (2.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.64%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.64%) PaaS
4 4 (1.64%) Yammer
5 3 (1.23%) GitHub
5 3 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.82%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.82%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.82%) Office 365
6 2 (0.82%) Taleo
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Slack
7 1 (0.41%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) Intranet
2 10 (4.10%) Internet
3 5 (2.05%) CTI
3 5 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.23%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) Skype
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.87%) Big Data
2 6 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.05%) MySQL
4 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.64%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) OLAP
7 1 (0.41%) OLTP
7 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) QlikView
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.43%) JIRA
3 22 (9.02%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.56%) Maven
5 15 (6.15%) JUnit
5 15 (6.15%) Selenium
6 14 (5.74%) Mockito
6 14 (5.74%) Spock
7 5 (2.05%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.64%) gulp
8 4 (1.64%) Hudson
8 4 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.23%) Grunt
10 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.82%) Gradle
10 2 (0.82%) Subversion
11 1 (0.41%) Mocha
11 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 71 (29.10%) Marketing
2 39 (15.98%) Publishing
3 33 (13.52%) Finance
4 25 (10.25%) Retail
5 16 (6.56%) Advertising
6 14 (5.74%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.51%) Legal
8 7 (2.87%) Banking
9 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.64%) Games
9 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.23%) Electronics
10 3 (1.23%) Law
10 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 69 (28.28%) Developer
2 30 (12.30%) Senior Developer
3 26 (10.66%) Designer
4 18 (7.38%) Analyst
5 15 (6.15%) Architect
6 11 (4.51%) Consultant
6 11 (4.51%) Content Designer
6 11 (4.51%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.69%) Marketing Manager
7 9 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (3.69%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.28%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (2.46%) HTML Developer
10 6 (2.46%) iOS Developer
11 5 (2.05%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.05%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (2.05%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.49%) HTML
2 31 (12.70%) Web Services
3 29 (11.89%) CSS
4 24 (9.84%) RESTful
5 21 (8.61%) SOAP
6 20 (8.20%) J2EE
7 16 (6.56%) HTML5
8 14 (5.74%) JSP
8 14 (5.74%) Servlets
8 14 (5.74%) Taglibs
8 14 (5.74%) WSDL
9 11 (4.51%) REST
9 11 (4.51%) Sass
9 11 (4.51%) Spring
10 8 (3.28%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.28%) CSS3
10 8 (3.28%) Django
10 8 (3.28%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.28%) JSON
10 8 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.80%) User Experience
2 24 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.20%) iPad
4 16 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 15 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.10%) Visualisation
9 8 (3.28%) Blog
10 7 (2.87%) Animation
10 7 (2.87%) Graphic Design
11 6 (2.46%) Digital Media
12 5 (2.05%) Copywriting
12 5 (2.05%) IVR
12 5 (2.05%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (1.64%) NHS
13 4 (1.64%) Wiki
14 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
14 3 (1.23%) EPoS
14 3 (1.23%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.97%) Android
1 17 (6.97%) Apple iOS
2 12 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (2.05%) Windows
4 4 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.36%) Analytics
3 43 (17.62%) SEO
4 39 (15.98%) E-Commerce
5 29 (11.89%) Content Management
6 28 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
7 27 (11.07%) TDD
8 19 (7.79%) CRM
8 19 (7.79%) Scrum
9 17 (6.97%) ERP
10 16 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.15%) Open Source
12 14 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.92%) Pay per click
13 12 (4.92%) Web Development
14 11 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.51%) Content Development
14 11 (4.51%) Web Design
15 10 (4.10%) Infographics
15 10 (4.10%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.03%) Java
2 25 (10.25%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.15%) PHP
4 12 (4.92%) Python
5 10 (4.10%) SQL
6 6 (2.46%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.05%) C
7 5 (2.05%) Perl
8 4 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.64%) Ruby
9 3 (1.23%) C#
9 3 (1.23%) Cypher
10 2 (0.82%) C++
10 2 (0.82%) FQL
10 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Go
11 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CIPD
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) Basel II
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) Ansible
1 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.23%) Packer
2 3 (1.23%) Terraform
3 2 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Cacti
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (13.11%) Google
2 31 (12.70%) Adobe
3 21 (8.61%) Facebook
4 20 (8.20%) Oracle
5 14 (5.74%) ATG
5 14 (5.74%) Endeca
5 14 (5.74%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (5.33%) Twitter
7 7 (2.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 6 (2.46%) Conga
8 6 (2.46%) CyberSource
8 6 (2.46%) Omniture
8 6 (2.46%) SAP
9 5 (2.05%) Informatica
9 5 (2.05%) Pardot
10 4 (1.64%) Hootsuite
10 4 (1.64%) Splunk
11 3 (1.23%) Crimson Hexagon
11 3 (1.23%) Siebel
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