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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 285 223 213
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -10
Contract jobs citing Social Media 112 177 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 2.17% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 107 98
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £371 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +48.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.86%
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
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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 +7 30 £450 +28.57% 22
Canary Wharf +7 3 £320 -
Bromley +3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 94 (27.57%) Marketing
2 93 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (25.22%) HTML
4 58 (17.01%) CSS
5 54 (15.84%) E-Commerce
5 54 (15.84%) TDD
5 54 (15.84%) Content Management
6 50 (14.66%) Publishing
7 49 (14.37%) Analytics
8 47 (13.78%) JavaScript
9 45 (13.20%) User Experience
10 43 (12.61%) XML
11 41 (12.02%) Finance
12 40 (11.73%) Web Services
13 38 (11.14%) Retail
14 36 (10.56%) Project Management
15 35 (10.26%) Java
15 35 (10.26%) Apple iOS
16 34 (9.97%) HTML5
16 34 (9.97%) iPad
17 33 (9.68%) CMS
18 32 (9.38%) SEO
19 31 (9.09%) SOAP
19 31 (9.09%) Scrum
19 31 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
20 30 (8.80%) Subversion
21 28 (8.21%) jQuery
22 27 (7.92%) RESTful
23 26 (7.62%) OO
24 25 (7.33%) Linux

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 33 (9.68%) CMS
2 22 (6.45%) JBoss
2 22 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.69%) WordPress
3 16 (4.69%) Node.js
4 15 (4.40%) Drupal
5 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.47%) Apache
7 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.59%) IIS
9 2 (0.59%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.93%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.88%) InDesign
6 3 (0.88%) MS Project
7 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.76%) Magento
3 4 (1.17%) Radian6
4 2 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Heroku
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.59%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.81%) Intranet
2 9 (2.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.29%) NFC
5 1 (0.29%) MVNO
5 1 (0.29%) RTSP
5 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.87%) MySQL
2 16 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.64%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.05%) Big Data
6 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) Spotfire
8 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.59%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) SQLite
10 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (8.80%) Subversion
2 22 (6.45%) Ant
2 22 (6.45%) Maven
3 13 (3.81%) Xcode
4 10 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.64%) Mocha
5 9 (2.64%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.88%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.59%) CasperJS
8 2 (0.59%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.59%) Selenium
8 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.29%) MSTest
9 1 (0.29%) ProtoShare
9 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.29%) Moq
9 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
General
1 94 (27.57%) Marketing
2 50 (14.66%) Publishing
3 41 (12.02%) Finance
4 38 (11.14%) Retail
5 25 (7.33%) Advertising
6 10 (2.93%) Legal
6 10 (2.93%) Games
7 7 (2.05%) Banking
7 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.76%) Law
9 5 (1.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 139 (40.76%) Developer
2 44 (12.90%) Designer
3 23 (6.74%) iOS Developer
4 22 (6.45%) Analyst
5 20 (5.87%) Digital Content Designer
6 17 (4.99%) Front-End Developer
6 17 (4.99%) Architect
7 15 (4.40%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.40%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.81%) UI Designer
9 12 (3.52%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.23%) PHP Developer
10 11 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.23%) Lead Designer
11 10 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.93%) Consultant
12 9 (2.64%) Marketing Manager
12 9 (2.64%) Web Developer
13 8 (2.35%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.22%) HTML
2 58 (17.01%) CSS
3 43 (12.61%) XML
4 40 (11.73%) Web Services
5 34 (9.97%) HTML5
6 31 (9.09%) SOAP
7 28 (8.21%) jQuery
8 27 (7.92%) RESTful
9 25 (7.33%) J2EE
10 22 (6.45%) WSDL
10 22 (6.45%) XSD
10 22 (6.45%) XSL
11 18 (5.28%) CSS3
12 15 (4.40%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.11%) JSON
14 13 (3.81%) Backbone.js
14 13 (3.81%) Sass
15 12 (3.52%) REST
16 11 (3.23%) .NET
17 10 (2.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.20%) User Experience
2 34 (9.97%) iPad
3 23 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 21 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.99%) Blog
6 16 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.40%) Digital Media
7 15 (4.40%) Mobile Payment
8 11 (3.23%) Visualisation
8 11 (3.23%) iPhone
9 7 (2.05%) Animation
10 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.76%) Podcast
11 4 (1.17%) GIS
11 4 (1.17%) Copywriting
12 3 (0.88%) FMCG
12 3 (0.88%) Social Network
12 3 (0.88%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.59%) BBC
13 2 (0.59%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 25 (7.33%) Linux
3 19 (5.57%) Android
4 2 (0.59%) UNIX
4 2 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.84%) E-Commerce
2 54 (15.84%) TDD
2 54 (15.84%) Content Management
3 49 (14.37%) Analytics
4 36 (10.56%) Project Management
5 32 (9.38%) SEO
6 31 (9.09%) Scrum
6 31 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (7.62%) OO
8 25 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (7.33%) MVC
9 24 (7.04%) iOS Development
10 23 (6.74%) Waterfall
10 23 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.74%) ERP
11 16 (4.69%) Web Application Development
12 14 (4.11%) Web Development
12 14 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (3.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.78%) JavaScript
2 35 (10.26%) Java
3 22 (6.45%) Groovy
4 20 (5.87%) PHP
5 19 (5.57%) Objective-C
6 17 (4.99%) SQL
6 17 (4.99%) C++
7 16 (4.69%) C#
8 15 (4.40%) C
9 6 (1.76%) Ruby
10 5 (1.47%) PHP5
11 3 (0.88%) Python
11 3 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
12 1 (0.29%) R
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (6.45%) Degree
2 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.93%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Mesos
1 3 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.29%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (7.04%) Oracle
2 23 (6.74%) Facebook
2 23 (6.74%) ATG
3 22 (6.45%) Perforce
3 22 (6.45%) Endeca
4 21 (6.16%) Google
5 17 (4.99%) Twitter
6 15 (4.40%) Adobe
7 8 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.76%) Pardot
9 6 (1.76%) Marketo
9 6 (1.76%) Eloqua
10 4 (1.17%) Apple
10 4 (1.17%) Zend
11 3 (0.88%) Omniture
11 3 (0.88%) VMware
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco
11 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.88%) Sony
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